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Program Manager



Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

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 understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. 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. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

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

Job Description

As a Program Manager you will join our R&D team where we strongly believe that working hard and having fun are two compatible elements.

This role has some specific regular tasks but also has many ad hoc tasks.

As a Program Manager, you drive the work of a development team that is doing both development and support work.
You’re responsible for realizing the intended value of the investments we make. You’re the voice of the customer within the team and ultimately you ensure that we get great customer adoption and satisfaction in what we deliver.

Your team is a part of R&D and is focused on developing a world-class web client framework that empowers other developers to build state-of-the-art user interfaces in a declarative way.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

As Program Manager you will be expected to:

  • Focus on customer value
  • Plan, Schedule & Prioritize your team
  • Run IT programs concurrently
  • Drive and oversee the development within the team
  • Be able to act on changing requirements and priorities
  • Interact with stakeholders and report progress
  • Be a role model in words and actions
  • Be proactive, drive and take ownership
  • Be communicative and have a yes we can attitude
  • Have a quality focus

You are likely a seasoned project manager looking for a new challenge with the possibility to lead and inspire.


To be a successful Program Manager at IFS your mindset will be the key factor, but to get even further we would like you to have a relevant academic degree (M.Sc. or B.Sc.).

· Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • You have experience in leading a team and supervising small or medium sized projects.
  • You have a track record of successfully managed projects.
  • You are experienced in agile methodologies like SCRUM and familiar with Jira.
  • You are somewhat familiar with the main technologies we use (Angular, TypeScript, RxJS and HTML5)

  • PMP, PSM certifications are a plus.
  • Agile Certs are advantageous

Additional Information

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a DISC assessment to help us understand our future employees, please note that this is not a decision-making tool, & is used to supplement our recruitment process.

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance