head – it delivery in chennai

randstad india
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chennai, tamil nadu
Information Technology
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randstad india

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head – it delivery in chennai

The ideal candidate will be an exceptionally strong communicator and possess minimum 10 years of experience in tactical project management of highly technical initiatives, as well as strategic program involvement.
Job Responsibilities
  • Developing Project Management methodologies and project standards in collaboration with IT leadership, the methodologies may include Design Thinking, Lean & Agile methodologies, etc.
  • Lead efforts to bring about operational and culture change to the organization by implementing innovative solutions to improve process controls, cost reduction, efficiency, productivity and quality with the goal of exceeding customers’ expectations.
  • Deliver business value by assuming responsibility for the delivery of medium to large IT projects that are often cross-organizational initiatives in support of strategic objectives.
  • Works in a consultative fashion with other IT leaders that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Strategize, implement, and maintain on time delivery of program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives.
  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached Continuously evaluate technical efficiency and recommend changes as necessary.
  • Support IT leadership functions including annual planning, budgeting, status reporting, presentations and continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for project communications, identification of issues/risks and escalation of critical issues to senior leaders. Provides recommendations and/or solutions for identified issues.
  • Build a culture dedicated to Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement, and Quality.
  • Excellent knowledge of applying SCRUM/Agile/Lean start up methodologies.
  • Planning, Budgeting, Scheduling, Executing, Monitoring & Reporting on IT Projects Agile, Hybrid & Waterfall.
  • Experience in Risk Identification &Mitigation Plans, Communication Plans, Reporting Plans complementing the SDLC.
  • Shepherding technical/operational projects from the conceptual stages through technical implementation.
  • Ensure that the defined architecture and best practices standards are adhered to.
  • Provides project management expertise to project staff, quality assurance and production support staff.
  • Identify, Monitor &Report on KPIS across multiple teams and disciplines.
  • Ensuring planned robust communication with stakeholders.
  • Proper planning of all requirements, from intake to readiness, follow up with stakeholders and BAs to ensure fulfillment
Desired Candidate Profile
  • 10+ years of experience in core project management disciplines; including scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risk management.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred. Desired majors include Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Business Management, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of project management principles and tools; JIRA/JSD or Confluence preferred
  • Large/enterprise Project Management or Project Lead experience is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies.
  • Strong leadership, project management skills, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Working understanding of .Net Technologies is preferred.
 Technical Skills (Mandatory)
  • PMP certification.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
  • Project Management
  • Agile/Scrum – worked as Scrum Master
  • End to end Project management
  • Sound Technical Knowledge
  • Project management tools: Rally, Jira, TFS
 Personal Attributes
  • Top notch communication skills
  • Good analytical skills and problem-solving attitude
  • Quick decision maker and ability to influence decisions, problem solver
  • Ability to interact with various stakeholders in the organization
  • Confident, Self-driven and highly motivated.
  • Genuinely creative and curious about business
  • Ability to motivate, mentor and work with team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High on ownership and commitment
  • Effective Leadership skills
  • Strong crisis management and conflict resolution
  • Client orientation


project management, .Net, jira, PMP, delivery, Software Developement


B.E/B.Tech, BCA