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Senior HR PMO



People & HR
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 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

  • Leading and managing projects to achieve project deliverables aligned to the project objectives
  • Develop project plan and resource requirements, working with management to assign/obtain needed resources for project success
  • Scale and tailor project delivery approach to meet the needs of the specific project, considering complexity, schedule, risk factors and dependencies
  • Lead project delivery, facilitate workshops and support the business process owner/SME to elicit requirements and current state information and/or to explain and obtain feedback on proposed design solutions
  • Identify, manage, and escalate issues and risks to the key stakeholders and assist with closure and/or mitigation
  • Provide status updates to key stakeholders and HR teams as required
  • Work with business subject matter experts/process owners and other key stakeholders to review and sign-off deliverables
  • Lead assigned resources through various project lifecycle phases, build team morale, and ensure various resources understand their roles & responsibilities
  • Close project activities, including documenting and communicating lessons learned
  • Perform other duties as assigned and required
  • Be proficient and agile in project management methodologies, utilizing associated project management tools and understanding the value that each project adds to IFS
  • Focus on building & maintaining strong relationships with project stakeholders, respecting their needs and identifying business opportunities
  • Comprehensive understanding of the complete project lifecycle from inception to handover to operational support
  • Ability to lead workshops, presentations and discussions
  • Ability to document and communicate complex topics concisely and comprehensively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • See the whole picture and be prepared to adapt and be creative in order to remain aligned with customer expectations in a complex and fast-moving environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software



  • At least 3 years experience in a project management role
  • Experience in managing multiple projects
  • Experience in facilitating business change through project results including specifically the management of effective communication plans to key stakeholders and attaining their full commitment to the project


  • Project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP, or APM)
  • Understanding of the HR landscape specifically transformation & automation projects
  • Good knowledge of principles and practices of HR management is an advantage
  • If you don’t meet all of the criteria but think you’d be a great fit for the team, please reach out

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.