Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Kerala

UST

About the job
Job Description

Role Proficiency:

Perform end-to-end management of a single or portfolio of projects with TCV 500K – $1Mn in deliverables based or outcome-based model by delivering the agreed scope within the agreed timelines and cost. Fully ensuring the success and acceptance criteria of the project are met and customer satisfaction is enhanced.

Outcomes

Anticipate all possible risks and manage them by applying the suitable risk management strategy; developing contingency plans.
Define and implement the governance model as per the project needs
Plan and implement metrics driven management model and quantitatively assess the project health
Orchestrate projects to develop or implement new internal or externally defined processes to meet identified business needs.
Effective implementation of software delivery methodologies and instil customer’s confidence
Build manage and nurture high performing teams providing individual and team mentoring ensuring high levels of team engagement and developing capabilities within team ensuring seamless communication and resolving conflicts
Adopt and build software engineering best practices which can be leveraged by other teams

Measures Of Outcomes

Sprint velocity/team productivity
Planned schedule vs actual
Planned effort vs actual
Planned cost vs actual
Retention
Requirement stability and effectiveness of scope change management
Product quality (rework effort defect density defect leakage in various phases and number of rejected defects)
Risk management index
Adoption of reusable components and artefacts
Customer satisfaction
Team satisfaction

Outputs Expected

Scope Management :

Conduct requirements analysis

requirements elicitation

scope control

and scope prioritization based on customer needs and scope change management

Drive the creation of common standards such as design documents traceability matrix bridge documents analysis methodologies and solution artefacts
Partner with the customer to define their requirements / elicit requirements from solution envisioning workshop
Manage customers expectations by pre- planning deliverables like wireframes prototypes demos MVPs etc
Conduct impact analysis of any scope changes across phases and negotiate with the customer for scope prioritization

Project/ Schedule Management:

Identify and plan the end-end activities required to meet the project acceptance criteria
Plan and manage multiple small/ medium size projects/ modules as defined within UST
Identify risks and mitigation strategies and implement the same to manage simple small or medium size projects/ modules
Anticipate items that cause schedule delays schedule dependencies and manage them following the proper risk management plan
Identify options to fast track the schedule and plans to implement the same
Estimate the work plan and track the activities closely and report the progress on a regular basis

Stakeholder Management

Identify the internal and external stakeholders on the project
Define the RACIA chart and communicate the roles/responsibilities to the stakeholders
Define the communication plan and implement the same
Ensures that stakeholder needs concerns or complaints are understood and addressed

Test and Defect Management :

Ensure the test approach is defined and agreed for the project
Support system integration testing (functional / technical)
Review/mentor team during test execution
Support defining the test strategy and scenarios
Understand the business impact of defects
Prioritize the defects based on their criticality and severity
Participate in defect triage meetings
Identify and analyse root cause of defects
Interpret the results

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