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Project Manager (IFS Portfolio Companies)

IFS

IFS

Operations
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions through the use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

At IFS, we're flexible, we're innovative, and we're focused not only on how we can engage with our customers, but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society's greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We're looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs.

If you want to change the status quo, we'll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

As the Project Manager, you will lead project teams to deliver multiple simultaneous projects that span across several business and technology areas. You will be expected to effectively manage resources, schedule, and quality of deliverables through the full project life cycle (discovery, analysis, design, construction, test and implementation). Projects you typically manage will address implementing new clients, or implementing additional products purchased by existing clients. You will be proficient in the areas of Project Management, Relationship Management, Business Analysis and Resource Management.

  • Discuss project requirements based on client’s statement of work (SOW), and have an understanding of data file specifications, data elements, and file transmission protocol
  • Use communication and leadership skills to establish a common understanding of project timeline, milestones, and expectations on delivery across internal and external teams
  • Configure internal tools to perform product set-up
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive project plan using project management software and execute all stages of the implementation
  • Host weekly status meetings with clients and proactively track, plan, and report on implementation progress
  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals
  • Monitor change requests and prevent unapproved requirement modifications that result in scope creep
  • Communicate as needed with third party providers, and effectively manage client expectations
  • Manage revenue and profit responsibility for projects under direct management
  • Provide consultative direction, employ good judgment and work in partnership with clients to resolve any potential conflicts or concerns during project execution
  • The candidate will have significant input and responsibility for quality and timeliness of all project deliverables

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in full life-cycle management of medium to large scale technical projects
  • Proven success as a leader, independently managing complex initiatives, external customers and internal stakeholders
  • Experience managing IT projects, with the ability to discuss both technical and business project requirements in detail
  • Critical thinking to analyze complex situations and independently determine the appropriate course of action
  • Strong skills and experience in issue resolution, with the ability to influence team members and other stakeholders, and the ability to conduct difficult negotiations
  • Strong sense of urgency and proven background meeting stringent timelines for project deliverables
  • Ability to quickly learn organization structure, numerous product offerings, and product configuration options
  • Ability to proactively identify and address project risks and issues
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills to conduct client and status meetings
  • Experience with Project Management Tools to execute under accelerated timeframes
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree, with a technology or business emphasis, or equivalent education/experience
  • Working on US shift hours (Eastern / Mountain Time)