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16/05 Vanessa Dsouza
Client Partner at Search Synergy

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Associate Director/Director - Project Management - Big4 (10-15 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1096163

- Internal Finance Control & Internal Audit experience is a must since its an accounting application

Overall Job Purpose:

The Project Manager plays a critical role in the end to end conceptualisation and delivery of cross-functional projects in the business. He/she is responsible for developing, in conjunction with the Project Sponsor, a definition of the project. The Project Manager then ensures that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard (within agreed specifications). He/she ensures the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors). The Project Manager is also expected to play a Consulting role where in brings in best practices from the industry and provides solutions/recommendations to the client.


Project Management:

- Managing and leading the project team

- Preparing and defining the project scope of work, financial plan, its goals and deliverables

- Assigning responsibilities

- Identifying the resources' requirement

- Managing all aspects of the project business plan and budget

- Leading the operational, financial and technological aspects of projects based on timelines and work plans

- Coordinating directly and indirectly with project staff to ensure successful completion of the project

- Directing, supervising, supporting and coordinating the project team members/staff

- Tracking project deliveries using project management tools

- Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan

- Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary

- Resolving cross-functional issues at project level

- Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary

- Communicating intensively with stakeholders and vendors to establish cordial/effective working relationships

- Ensure all required statutory and regulatory conditions are being met

- Proactively manage foreseen project risk, mitigating as necessary

- Manage changes to the project without unduly affecting the stated objectives and benefits

- Reporting on project progress and communicating relevant information to the Executive Committee, including the project board

- Coordinating the lesson learned process

- Options assessment

- Benchmarking and providing recommendations to the client


- Graduate/ MBA

- Minimum 10+ years experience in Project management with experience of involvement in medium / high impact projects

- ACP / PMP / PRINCE2/SixSigma certification

- Experience of managing projects involving Migration/roll out/Rationalisation of applications

- Internal Finance Control & Internal Audit experience is a must since its an accounting application


- Ability to understand business issues, and understand the business impact of proposed solutions

- Ability to present problems and solutions clearly and concisely both in writing and verbally

- Capable of blue sky thinking - innovative, creative and thinking out of the box

- Ability to demonstrate excellent listening and comprehension skills to formulate appropriate options

- Effective Probing skills and interviewing skills

- Excellent Stakeholder Management skills

- Excellent interpersonal skills

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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