hero

Accelerate your career.

Explore opportunities across TA's portfolio

Associate Project Manager

IFS

IFS

Operations
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 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

The Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) organization of IFS is on the lookout for a dynamic and open-minded individual to join as an Associate Project Manager with the primary focus of successful and professional delivery of the client solution in line with the IFS Implementation Methodology, ensuring customer satisfaction and supporting Project Managers throughout the project lifecycle.

Successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to work alongside IFS Project Managers/ Program Directors while receiving guidance and mentorship in planning and managing specific project activities, preparing initial project management plans based on the relevant contractual documents, coordinating project activities, monitoring activity progress, and preparing management reports and identifying areas of risk for the project.

This in turn will lead to you becoming a successful project management professional in IFS with defined project responsibilities fully equipped with “IFS Project Implementation Methodology” best practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Following include but are not limited to.

  • Ensure project quality and the correct use of the IFS Implementation Methodology and other implementation tools to include overall project planning with Project Manager.
  • Execute billing and invoicing process related to project activities and be responsible for the project status and carry out administrative tasks to manage the project work.
  • Manage scope and variations, oversee communications and progress reporting with the customer and coordinate IFS resources allocated to the customer project.
  • Play a key role in the preparation of monthly forecasting and budgeting reports, fulfilling and managing project resource demands and maintenance of project plan and project schedules in the internal IFS systems.
  • Communicate direction and support the vision for great customer experience and excellent customer engagements.
  • Ability to run small projects with limited budget and resources within a project or program and take the ownership of various tasks to manage with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to work to deadlines, understanding the value and importance of milestone achievement.
  • Adaptability to accommodate flexible work hours aligned with customer demands and project requirements is a key responsibility.

Qualifications

Essentials

  1. An academic background with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in the field of Information Technology (IT).
  2. 2+ years of working experience in IT/Software industry.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Office tools; MS Word (Advanced), MS Excel (Intermediate), MS Project (Intermediate), MS PowerPoint (Intermediate), MS Teams (Advanced), MS SharePoint (Advanced).
  4. Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational and decision making skills and support the vision for project delivery.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills including stakeholder management, negotiation, facilitation, conflict resolution and influencing skills taking account of diversity and inclusivity.
  6. Excellent language and literacy skills in English language with strong communication and presentation skills.
  7. Proven track record in delivering customer experience while setting and managing customer expectations. Experience in customer facing roles, ability to interact effectively at all levels within customer organizations.
  8. Successful history of project management and working with PM tools.
  9. Ability to effectively manage tasks autonomously while also seamlessly integrating within team dynamics.

Desirable

  • Prior experience delivering or working in ERP projects in a relevant industry setting, preferably in a similar role.
  • Understanding of the IFS software (including Apps & Cloud) functionalities and service offerings.
  • Functional know how on PM related tools like JIRA, ServiceNow and Assyst.
  • Project Management & Agile Certifications including PMP, PMI-ACP, CAPM, CSM, PSM and Google Project Management.

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.