FTI Associate Project Manager-820876
At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners.
Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries.
For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
What is the FTI Associate Project Manager for GTA PMO group responsible for?
The Associate Project Manager is responsible for leading projects including a variety of activities like, project monitoring and control activities, drafting and maintaining project documentation, testing, business unit readiness etc.
An Associate Project Manager works in conjunction with a business analyst and technology teams and drives project implementation.
Requires working knowledge and experience in own discipline and broadens capabilities
Continues to build knowledge of the company, processes and customers
Performs a range of assignments related to discipline
Uses prescribed guidelines or policies in analyzing situations
Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction
What are the ongoing responsibilities of a FTI Associate Project Manager?
Perform project monitoring, control and governance activities (e.g., manage project scope and scope change requests, track projects against milestones, monitor projects for continuous improvement, develop status reports and project communication plan)
Determine and establish the project approach (e.g., objectives, schedule, resources, roles and responsibilities, budget / CBA) and change plan
Coordinate / guide project activities among different internal teams
Analyze and understand project trends / themes (around activities, budgets and resources); make recommendations for adjustments as necessary and identify and develop contingency plans to mitigate and address risks
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
Agile experience would be an added advantage.
Experience with application and user testing process.
Experience with process improvement preferred.
Basic experience on Robotic Process Automation preferred.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Analytical Approach - Synthesizes ideas and information required for process improvement into a manageable form.
Project Management - Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors projects with one or more stakeholders. Continuously improves established processes and tailors project methodology to enhance overall program effectiveness and client satisfaction.
Communicating for Impact - Analyzes the interests or requirements of the audience; shares only relevant information in a direct and efficient manner.
Embracing Challenge - Knowledge of the issues and opportunities in complex situations and working with the team to work on those.
Judgement & Decision Making- Makes the transition from evaluation to conclusion readily and in a timely manner. Revisits decisions when appropriate, but infrequently and without disrupting focus.
Organizational Savvy and Dynamics -Knowledge of organizational dynamics and tactics; ability to effectively navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels.
Team Building : Creates a team with the membership and culture that mobilizes the cooperation and talent to optimize performance
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties including Company management and outside business associates.
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
Ability to solve routine problems of moderate scope and complexity, following established policies and procedures.
Attention to details.
Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to interact with senior management on a regular basis
Ability to learn new skills and techniques and adapt to a rapid pace of change
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team which includes the ability to be flexible and adaptable, and take initiative on one’s own
Work Timings : 2 PM-11 PM IST (Depending upon the nature of projects, the working hours may vary)