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20/03 Jaishree Sharma
General Manager - HR at Pearson India

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Pearson - Project Manager - Contractual Role (8-10 yrs)

Delhi NCR Job Code: 810878

JD - Project Manager

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

- Understand the scope of the project and own the project execution end to end

- Prepare resource estimations for each task in association with product champions

- Prepare detailed project plan that includes milestones for the complete lifecycle of the project by working with product champions. S/he should list micro-level tasks for the project, define planned start and end dates for each task. Also assign responsibilities. Inter-dependencies across tasks also should be planned.

- Conduct scrum meetings and track actual start and end dates on a daily basis. Review the impact of deviations on the overall schedule & present the impact analysis to management.

- Manage internal and external communications

- Prepare budgets based on the efforts involved and track it to ensure that the execution remains within the planned budgets

- Performs risk analysis for projects.

- Manages internal client expectations.

- Facilitates project approval process with management, project documents and other related materials.

- Creates and maintains relationships across the organization.

- Works with team leaders to manage both internal and external resources.

- Prepare and present status reports to the management team at pre-defined intervals

- Ensure that the project assets are properly archived and stored with version control mechanisms

DELIVERABLE S :

- Detailed project plan

- Estimations of resources and related tracking reports

- Budgets and related tracking reports

- Organizes, conducts, and attends release, iteration, and planning meetings with Product Managers, Sales Managers and other key stakeholders to create agile project plans by defining clear, attainable objectives and milestones.

- Provides detailed regular status reports on all active projects.

- Provides release and iteration metrics on a monthly basis.

- Individual should have 5-7 years of experience in project management in a similar environment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Strong ability to foster and maintain positive creative agile project teams.

- Strong knowledge of full life-cycle development.

- Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently.

- Understanding of resource allocation across projects.

- Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills (written and oral), and interpersonal skills.

- Strong ability to resolve conflict within a project team.

- Excellent organizational and time management skills.

- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Ability to make timely and sound decisions.

- Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

- Ability to work independently

- Exposure to Agile methodology

- Eye for detail

- Understand and track the numbers involved in the project

Preferred certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

- PMP or PRINCE2 Certification is preferred.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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