AVP- Project Management

ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • 20-24 lakh
  • 9-14 years
  • 30 Jan 2015

  • Business Analytics

  • KPO/ Analytics
Job Description

Principal Accountabilities:

Value Creation

* Demonstrates good knowledge of GCD Programme/Project Management Framework, supporting the creation of detailed plans including key activities and milestones
* Supports the Programme / Project Manager in defining required scope, quality, cost and effort
* Understands the impact of change requests to scope, time, budget or effort and helps identifies the new requirements to deliver the project successfully
* Tracks progress against the plan, looking ahead and removing roadblocks to delivery. Ask questions when they do not understand, takes ownership of problems and escalates when needed (remaining calm, knowing when to escalate, escalates with possible solutions)
* Manages Risks and Issues through appropriate tracking and involving key members of the programme/project team as appropriate
* Tracks and reports financial performance metrics and builds budget control to manage expenses
* Develops communication and reporting strategy, coordinates between stakeholders for progress reviews, key decisions, documentation and approvals
* Proactively and effectively manages own time and workload, advocates to team the importance of project pace to achieve successful delivery
* Establishes and updates quality procedures, manages internal ad-hoc quality audits, reports quality variance and suggests corrective actions
* Keeps focus on the medium and long term goals and the Group's values particularly when under short term pressure

Operational Performance

* Assists with the development and monitoring of a well-defined programme/project plan, identifying the key milestones and assist in the assigning of role/task responsibilities
* Assists the Programme / Project Manager with programme/project mobilisation including activities such as onboarding resources and setting up the Clarity plans
* Work with Programme / Project Manager to provide project governance and compliance, identifying and raising issues when necessary, monitoring tollgates and budgets as well as maintaining programme/project change control
* Helps ensure the programme/project team follows all quality assurance processes, Global Change Delivery Frameworks and the use standard tools.
* Tracks, reviews and controls programme/project progress and performance at clearly defined points in the process ensuring the project is delivered on time, within budget; anticipating potential risks and issues, assisting with putting mitigating actions into place to prevent delivery stalling and escalating as appropriate
* Demonstrates understanding of analytical tools and techniques to prepare and analyse management reports which adhere to the three key parameters (ACT) -- Accuracy, Completeness & Timeliness; identifying factors that are putting the programme off track, monitor and share progress with stakeholders
* Support the Programme / Project Manager with closure activities, including post project review and handover
* Is organised, plans their work and delivers on time / keeps commitments
* Produces deliverables of a high quality (well structured, insightful, no errors) and with sufficient review time and appropriate response to feedback

Capability and People Development

* Acts as a good team member and shows a positive collaborative attitude, promoting Company's values and behaviours (e.g. taking time to help others, respects others ideas, wants to move forward)
* Shows high standards of professionalism in the quality of written and personal communication, especially in front of the business and delivery partners
* Shows flexibility and willingness to apply themselves to different tasks; does not need constant supervision
* Helps the Programme / Project Manager to create to a positive work environment for the project team
* Supports good project induction and orientation -- i.e. assist new team members to understand the project context and content, the importance of stakeholder management and wider project goals
* Maintains personal and professional development, increasing professional knowledge and skills experience
* Demonstrates self -awareness of own strengths and weaknesses, seeking feedback and taking responsibility for their own development
* Manages/Mentors any PMO Analysts in the team to ensure they deliver quality work and meet the expectations of the programme 

Major Challenges 

* Management and control of projects to meet timescales necessary in a competitive market place
* Achieving benefits (cost reduction, revenue increase, strategic goals) set out in the business case
* Management of stakeholders
* Working with multiple delivery and business partner teams
* Identifying dependencies between project/programmes


* Understanding of the project lifecycle
* Understanding of Global Change Delivery Business Transformation Frameworks, methodologies and best practice techniques
* Understanding of the purpose, value, culture and fundamentals of Global Change Delivery
* Understanding of banking and understanding of how change drives benefits for the company, its customers and other stakeholders


* Project management skills and experience, including examples of the delivery of on time and on budget -- a driver with bias towards delivery at pace and controlling project outcomes
* Experience of working in a banking environment and change projects
* Evidence of strong communication and influencing skills
* Good verbal and written communication skills and some experience in face to face presentation


* Planning and Plan Management
* Risk and Issues Management
* Decision Making
* Leading self and Others
* Change and Implementation Management
* Financial and Budget Management
* Tracking, Reporting and Governance
* Stakeholder Management
* Resource and Team Management
* Delivery at Pace
* Achieving excellence
* Collaboration
* Embracing Change

Qualifications and Accreditations
* Evidence of self-development e.g. working through appropriate curriculum
* Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
* PMP training or certification - Optional
* Prince2 -- Optional
* P3O or equivalent certification -- Desirable
* Sound Knowledge of MS Office suite

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ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.