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24/02 (ANI Technologies)
HR at OLA Cabs

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OLA - Senior Technical Program Manager (7-12 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 895812

Key Roles/Responsibilities :

- Drive multiple large-scale technical projects, break them down into manageable pieces and work cross-functionally with product managers, designers, software development team, business operations, marketing, legal and external partners across organization to guarantee a smooth and efficient product delivery.

- Defines and implements cross-team processes to improve efficiency and delivery (SDLC), defines metrics to measure and monitor efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and drives adoption across organization.

- Will be expected to make appropriate trade-offs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and other project teams.

- Monitors and tracks complex programs effectively by providing periodic updates to technical, non-technical teams and Sr. Management

- Has the right balance of technical, project management and business/product acumen and manages delivery across SDLC serving as a single point of contact.

- Handle multiple competing and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

- Manages stakeholders from different cross functional teams by setting expectations and providing frequent program/project updates.

- Able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives and can also roll up sleeves, dig in and get the job done.

- Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

- Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

- Mentor the technical team and project managers for adapting right processes, guide them to enable them to handle challenges and remove impediments for them to achieve successful deliveries.

Experience & Skills Required

- 7+ years of experience in a software engineering role and at-least 5 years of delivery management experience in product organization.

- B.Tech or higher or equivalent required.

- Certification in Project Management/ Agile is plus.

- Experience managing large scale software development projects with hands-on technical expertise.

- Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver projects with multiple dependencies and constraints.

- Understands the technical designs of the multiple projects and programs he/she is managing. Has deeper understanding of specific sub-systems and possesses the ability to drive technical discussions if needed.

- Experience defining programs and delivering projects that meet rapidly evolving business needs.

- Experience setting engineering organization from scratch and helping teams adopt engineering best practices.

- Strong familiarity with Agile methodologies; Has ability to think strategically and execute methodically.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. This includes excellent listening skills, concise communications and targeting the message to specific audiences

- Experienced working in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.

- Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.

- Ability to roll up sleeves and operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time, be able to guide a team toward an objective.

- Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and key partners for the program.

- Ability to communicate effectively and establish credibility with technical and non-technical stakeholders including executive staff.

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