Program Manager - Data Management

Bright Jobs India
  • Bangalore
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 10-20 years
  • 18 Mar 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose

In this role, you will be part of the ERP Initiatives & Strategy group's Data COE and responsible for accelerating ERP Simplification across GE. You will be responsible for partnering with businesses across GE and leading data quality, conversion, and governance solutions. You will partner with businesses and ERP leaders to understand their ERP simplification strategy, define COE plans, and lead critical projects leveraging the COEs capabilities.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Overall responsibility for delivery of ERP data quality, data conversion and data governance solutions

Analyse existing ERP landscape and identify opportunities on where and how the COE can help businesses accelerate ERP reductions through data services such as data quality, conversion

Partner with business ERP leaders to define simplification strategies and a road map for the Data COE partnership

Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors in support of ERP simplification projects both locally and globally

Own and manage all project activities: budget, resourcing, risk / issue management, etc.

Work with developers, architects and other stakeholders to define and plan solutions

Drive process and project rigor & compliance with business & corporate project management processes

Assess compliance and regulatory concerns with data services to ensure compliant processes for accessing, moving, & storing data

Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards and best practices

Develop growth and capacity plans in support of project pipeline

Proactively identify corrective actions to address project delays & risks identified

Provide direction & leadership to all resources assigned to your projects

Identify and lead NPI / NTI initiatives related to data services and the COE

Participate and/or lead GE planning efforts (Blueprints, Growth Playbooks, etc.)


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management or other technical / IT field, OR a minimum 7 years of relevant IT work experience

Minimum 5 years of IT experience in shaping or delivering ERP data management strategies, implementing ERPs and performing data conversions

Minimum 5 year of experience working with Oracle ERP, additional ERP system knowledge is a plus

Minimum 3 years of experience demonstrating working knowledge of typical ERP data objects, for ex: AP, AR, GL, supply chain

Minimum 3 years of demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team and stakeholder partnerships

Desired Characteristics

Six-Sigma / PMI / PMP Certification

IT CAS or ITLP graduate

Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources

Demonstrated customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships and creates processes with customer viewpoint

Strong analytical skills - strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve

Change oriented - actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways

Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed

Highly self-motivated, able to work independently

Superior organization, coaching and interpersonal skills combined with effective leadership, decision-making and communication

Demonstrated ability to independently develop and execute IT projects and assist Functional clients in planning initiatives. Also coordinate between Infrastructure team members for project related tasks

Strong communication, influencing and negotiating skills to bring differing needs and viewpoints together to align with a longer term business and IT strategy related to business intelligence

Experience leading data quality and conversion projects and/or experience building or operating in a shared service environment

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