Manager - PMO (Project Management Office) PMP/ Prince2

Search Light Consultants
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 6-10 years
  • 24 Jun 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description


Coordination, tracking and implementation of a selected group of major projects across, alerting senior management of potential conflicts and proposing solutions.

- Detailed direction and implementation of specified projects, ensuring adherence to schedule, budget and functional targets. Implement initiatives by identifying and resolving project queries. Take forward any unresolved cross-functional resourcing issues to the appropriate Senior Management forum for resolution.

Job Description

- Manage assigned projects and assist in the implementation of initiatives

- Plan and deliver projects, manage elements of major projects proposed and being implemented by various
departments within.

- To understand the "big picture", while not losing sight of important details.

- Monitor the progress of all tasks, to identify variance of actual progress against plan and to take appropriate action

- To be willing and proactive in taking on whatever task is necessary to allow the project to move forward (i.e. shows initiative and a "can do" attitude).

- Identify, report and manage project risks.

- To improve the project methodology, using each project as an exercise to identify and recommend suggested changes or improvements.

- Be responsible for ensuring that any changes are acceptable to the business and are implemented as planned.

- Develop and implement a solid framework for managing projects a project management methodology.

Candidate Profile

A graduate / post graduate with 5 - 8 years experience in managing several PMO projects in Banking or any Industry. Should be working in PMO (Project management Office) team on the Functional side and currently designated as AM / Manager. PMP / Prince2 preferred. Technical Project Managers / IT Infrastructure Managers are not suitable.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain working relationships

- Strong Project Management skills with working knowledge of standard PM tools like Clarity, Sharepoint, etc

- Excellent knowledge of a range of project management techniques and principles

- Proactive and diligent so that "surprises" are very rarely encountered and responds energetically if there are any.

- Ability to work and communicate effectively and articulately as a team member with management and staff at all levels.

- Able to assimilate a large amount of information and make effective decisions on a wide range of issues.

- A strong desire to achieve outstanding customer service.

- Creative/ Innovative thinking/problem solving.

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