30/07 Anukampa Dubey
Manager - Talent Acquisition at Avizva Solutions

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Avizva Solutions - Senior Associate - Program Management (5-8 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 474368

Opportunity for Senior Associate - Program Management

An overview of your job role :

- As a Senior Associate, Program Management, you will take lead in project management, client management, and team management. You will be required to manage sub-tracks of work (8-10 people) or support senior project managers with day-to-day project management activities.

- You will be required to balance all phases of IT application development projects including initiation, planning, execution, implementation and post-implementation activities.

- You will be expected to leverage best practice standards and processes set out by AVIZVA and other industry organisations (likePMI).

A detailed look at your job responsibilities :

Scoping :

- Lead creation of scope matrix for medium size project (5-10 team members under multiple tracks in a given project)

- Manage and control project scope and the change control process

- Assist the pursuit team to complete RFP's, project scoping, sizing and pricing estimates

Project Setup :

- Manage integrated, multi-track projects or programs of multiple projects

- Oversee project estimations and staffing

- Ensure project quality and performance standards

- Suggest team structures to ensure maximum performance

- Ensure key project and program-wide roles and responsibilities are defined

- Ensure a positive and collaborative work environment for the team

- Mentor and coaches project team members

- Manage third-party partner and vendor relationships, as and when required

Project Planning & Tracking :

- Develop detailed work plans (high/mid), project schedules, estimates, and people plans in conjunction with project team members and associated client teams

- Monitor and report on project traction and progress

- Coordinate the development, discussion, and approval of corrective action and contingency plans

- Plan and implement change management work as project deliverables are rolled out, including activities such as training, communication, and documentation

- Report progress/delays to project/programme lead with an outline of issues

Apply AVIZVA approach and methodology : Assist project managers with day-to-day project management tasks or lead small and mid-sized tracks/ projects

Project Execution :

- Develop and track project plans for multiple tracks of work (as part of a larger project plan)

- Ensure completion of deliverables on the assigned track

- Assure project completion according to defined schedule and budget

- Provide clear direction and motivation to project team

Risk and Issue Management :

- Identify risks and issues within the assigned tasks and/or on the assigned track of work and communicate it to the project leadership/client with possible impact and proposed resolution

Dependency Management :

- Work with track leads/client for identifying and working on cross module/team dependencies

- Work with multi-site project teams across time zones

- Handle client discussions on status/dependencies/process

- Develops relationships with appropriate client stakeholders. Provides day-to-day contact for client on track related communications

- Assist Project Managers in managing client relationships and preparing for client meetings

- Ensure project deliverables meet/exceed the project sponsor's specified expectations

- Engage project stakeholders and communicate project updates to ensure buy in and project success (examples: meetings, status updates)

- Remain aware of the current industry environment that shapes opportunities for client solutions (news events, trends, mergers, etc.)

Communication :

- Communicate effectively with the other members of the project and client's development/ testing team

- Create and present project status reports highlighting overall status of the project and critical issues for management

- Drive project delivery through effective use of internal and client status meetings/reports

- Drive organisation wide initiatives

- Recommend continuous improvements to the project management practice

- Ensure use of best practices and apply learnings from previous projects

- You are expected to be more than good at following skills:

- Project scheduling tools (MS-Project)

- Leadership capability, preferably with leadership experience with a team size of more than five people

- Analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, prioritisation, decision making, and conflict resolution skills

- Project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform people allocations and run team meetings

- Knowledge of software development life cycles, web technologies, web development processes and the delivery of solutions

- Professional & interpersonal communication

Personal Attributes :

- Strong and innovative approach to problem solving and finding solutions

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal, formal and informal)

- Flexible, proactive and self-motivated style of working

- Ownership of every task assigned

- Multi-task under pressure and work independently with minimal supervision

- Prioritise when under pressure

Must have's :

- 5-8 years of relevant experience

- Bachelor's or Master's degree required in Computer Science or related field preferred

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