He should have worked on highly complex assignments that involve a high degree of risk, impacts to business unit performance and makes use of the individuals- expertise within the technical project management specialty. lead a team and coach and/or mentor project management.
Must have managed large client programs, and a project duration of 6 to 24 months of high risk, high complexity and high client . Works without supervision on the most complex projects.
Min 15 yrs of work experience managing technical projects in financial services or a related industry OR in a related technical field (e.g., application development, technology integration, business analysis, client technology consulting)
Good to have knowledge in Payments Domain / Banking. Incumbent should have worked on multiple projects, Should have multi disciplinary experience, ability to deal with various stakeholders, manage large teams, should have good understanding on project governance and should be a Hands on person.
Extensive knowledge of project management standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
Knowledge of the industry project management best practices (i.e., Project Management Body of Knowledge - PMBOK)
Knowledge of various types of IT project methodologies and life cycles (e.g., conversions, incremental, rapid delivery, classic or traditional waterfall phases of analysis, design, development, testing, implementation) and the correct project application
Knowledge of standards relevant to the software industry (e.g., ISO, CMM, Six Sigma)
Knowledge of financial services industry and more specifically the payments domain viz. Switching / Card Management and settlement and reconciliation services.
Advanced skill in the use of project management software to manage projects (e.g., MS Project and auxiliary tools, such as earned value database, audit tools, project repository, including risk, issues and action items database, SLIM Estimate, Metrics and Control, PlanView, Platinum Process Continuum)
Demonstrated skill in managing project budgets and timelines
Skill in the use of negotiation techniques to reach agreement when there are widely-differing viewpoints
Excellent analysis, problem-solving, team, conflict management and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact effectively with executive level clients
Ability to set clear expectations, manage team performance and build high morale among team members
Ability to maintain confidentiality and carry out assignments that are sensitive in nature
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with PMP Certification