Project Manager

Hyderabad, India    |     Other   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 6529 - Posted 04-Apr-2024

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Hyderabad

Experience: 10+ Yrs.

Qualification: Any Graduate

Skillsets: Project management, Project Documentation, Stakeholder Management, people management, process documentation tools, Jira/Agile/Scrum/Waterfall

Tasks (what does the role do on a day-to-day basis)

  • Responsible for all aspects of Project Management, including but not limited to; Initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling including change control and project closure – ensuring predictable and successful delivery.
  • Determine objectives, key performance indicators and measures that each project will be evaluated against upon completion and track ongoing progress. Prepare related benefits assessments.
  • Ongoing communication and management of all project stakeholders, ensuring consistent, clear, and transparent updates and escalations.
  • Lead and motivate your project team both internally and externally, establishing a team culture within the assigned projects.
  • Preparation of project documentation in collaboration with Project Sponsor, Subject Matter Experts, and other relevant stakeholders. For example:
  • Project Initiation Requests
  • Project Initiation Documentation
  • Product and Work Package Descriptions
  • End Stage reports and Stage Gate Readiness Assessment Documents
  • Test Strategy, Plans and Scripts
  • Closure Reports
  • Working closely with the project team members to ensure that scope is defined, requirements documented, tracked and delivery schedules are on track.
  • Applying change control processes as per PMO governance
  • Proactive management of project risks, including the development of contingency plans
  • Reporting through agreed lines on project progress through highlight reports and end-stage assessments, including option papers and recommendations
  • Liaise with various departments to ensure Service Transition is successful, including the Global training team in relation to training needs arising from projects and related solutions.
  • Production of closure reports, evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for your next project – ensure capture of lesson on the team’s central lessons log.



Key competencies for position and level

  • Has in-depth knowledge of Project Management discipline
  • Works with others to solve complex global problems, taking on a new perspective to existing solutions.
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance.
  • Strong communicator and influencer

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of end-to-end project management across a variety of different types of projects (5+ years)
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable communicating with diverse stakeholders including subject matter experts, peers, managers, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to support and facilitate decision making among senior stakeholders.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude, ability to cope with tight deadlines and working under pressure.
  • Ability to take initiative and self-manage.
  • Ability to take a creative approach to resolving a range of issues.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Professional (or working towards) Qualification in a Project Management related discipline.
  • Experience working in Financial Services industry.
  • Understanding of Global Organization structures and distributed operating models.
  • Experience in Technology project implementation.
  • High degree of literacy in applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio
  • Fluent in English Language


Desired Criteria:

  • Previous experience in projects focused on implementing new operating models / changing existing operating models including multi-location operating models and Shared Service Centres / Centres of Excellence.
  • Experience of operating within a firm that shares some of the following features: -
  • Globally distributed teams
  • Fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment
  • Knowledge of or experience working in a Private Equity / Investor services industry
  • Degree level qualification
  • Prince 2 Certified