FTI Project Manager

  • Company:
    Franklin Templeton Asset Management India Pvt Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Banking | Financial Services/Stockbroking

Skill: pmi , pmp , pmo , project manager , project management , project governance , change management , delivery; Exp: 5-7 years; Project Attributes & Complexity Project Managers work on projects that typically have one or a number of the following variables An impact within a moderate number of departments A moderate impact across other Business Unitss/Functional Units Moderate internal and external risks A moderate level of complexity Project budgets typically from $250,000 to $2 million Project benefits to Franklin Templeton Investments FTI that are often less than $5 million A level of IT complexity that is medium to high Moderate business process change expected A project length of typically 3-12 months A number of full-time employees executing the project expected to be moderate (e.g., approximately 3 6) Involvement with between 5 10 partners/stakeholder groups. What are the ongoing responsibilities of FTI Project Manager? Project Management & Project Planning Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule. Set project objectives. Complete cost/benefit analysis. Manage scope and scope change requests. Plan and direct schedules and budgets. Track projects against milestones. Monitor projects from initiation through delivery and monitor for continuous improvement. Lead or oversee requirements gathering process. Partner with (business/technical) Project Managers to deliver project. Request funding and provide updates at TOC/BUPOC. Develop and manage project governance including steering committee meetings, sponsor meetings, project team meetings, status reports, etc. Project communications including project education and marketing. Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members. Lead and/or participate in procurement process, including vendor contact negotiations. Manage relationships with vendor(s), FTT, and business. Liaison between vendor(s), FTT, and business. Consult with business and FTT to develop solutions. Analyze, interpret, and derive meaning from data; Ensure test plans are adequate and successful completion of all testing related tasks. Evaluate system and acceptance test results and make recommendations for adjustments as necessary. Identify and develop contingency plans to mitigate and address risks; Implement change management activities when necessary. Take responsibility for benefits realization as well as meeting milestone and budget targets. Develop and execute implementation, change, and transition plans. Administratively close out projects, conducting post implementation review, benefits review, lessons learned, publishing information, and implementing improvement opportunities. Team Leadership Responsible for assembling a project team. Define team member roles and expectations. Assign and monitor work of team members and providing timely guidance and feedback (matrix reporting). Ensure that project resources receive any necessary training and are used effectively. Communicate with and influence internal and external stakeholders regarding key project objectives and steps and to ensure buy-in. Share knowledge among team members. Train, develop, coach, and mentor project team members. Escalate issues to others with more experience and/or authority when necessary. Manage Partnerships Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations. Manage relationships with all suppliers and subcontractors. Monitor their progress and adherence to the contract. Negotiate with stakeholders and sponsors to set expectations and build consensus around project objectives. Ongoing department related responsibilities Manage Email/Voicemail. Participate in department/division meetings. Perform other duties as requested by department leadership. What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful? KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Masters degree or equivalent 5 to 7 years cross-functional, cross-disciplinary project management and business analysis experience Knowledge of the key components of project management (e.g., scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, integration) and associated tools and methodologies General knowledge and ability to apply business practices in the context of project management activities Experience identifying, writing, and prioritizing business requirements Experience facilitating large user workshops Experience managing complex projects Experience managing projects with multi-month time lines Experience executing strategic business plans preferred Experience managing organization change and communication preferred Supervisory experience preferred Experience with process improvement preferred Experience managing organization change and communication preferred Consulting and/or multi-discipline experience preferred LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Project management certification (e.g., PMI, PMP) preferred Quality management experience (e.g., Six Sigma, Juran, Deming) preferred ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of FTI products, systems, functions (and Business Units), marketing, and/or service policies and procedures is preferred but not required Other domain-specific knowledge and abilities to be determined by a Project Managers division SKILLS AND ABILITIES Microsoft products including MS Project, Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING Ability to recognize and communicate potential issues impacting the organization Effectively applies consultation skills to solve problems independently Makes decisions with limited impact on own work and possibly the work of others Oversees the development of solutions to a variety of business issues and ensures the solutions are consistent with organizational objectives

Project Leader/ Project Manager

Degree: ME/ M.Tech./ MS (Engg/ Sciences)

Experience: 5-7

Function: IT Software : Software Products & Services