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Deputy General Manager - Offshore Delivery

Chennai, TN
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Key Accountabilities & DeliverablesAccountable for the successful completion of project managers deliverables with quality and on time.Maintains a strong partnership with all the stakeholders such as Program Managers, Dev management, QA Management, Product Management, CS and account management to ensure quality of software product and service deliverables undertaken by the portfolio.Coaching / mentoring employees on the Agile process and focusing on continuous process improvement.Responsible for monthly operations reviews for the responsible portfolio ensure timely and high quality operations review for the portfolio he/she is responsible forAccountable for regular status reporting at the project and applicable program level covering status, issues and risks, according to the Global Product PMO standards.Responsible for managing project resource changes, in sync with engineering resource changes, and related PO requests, as well as other procurementsTracks and reports on performance and stakeholder satisfaction on a regular basisWorks closely with Program Managers to review weekly/monthly status of projects in the program.Works with Head of offshore delivery and HR on the people management aspects for resources within the portfolio such as interviews, training, etc.Works with Head of offshore delivery and stakeholders to enhance the capability of the teams in the portfolio.If required should be able to work on the early termination / back-out/transition strategies.Assist in creating, reviewing and managing the development of potential project transition plans.Oversee and monitor execution of the transition planQualificationsCore Technical/Functional CompetenciesEssentialProficiency in Agile and Lean principlesWorked with Scrum, Lean and SAFe Agile modelHandled various responsibilities such as planning, scheduling, coordinating, managing all the aspects of the projectStrong communications skillsAbility to liaise easily with clients and iterate on their requirementsAbility to manage multiple concurrent projects and/or programs.Sufficient level of technical background to provide credible leadership to the software development teams.Education, Qualifications & TrainingEssentialBachelors Degree and fifteen plus (15 ) years of project management experience in IT or software development. PMP, Certified Scrum Master.DesiredSAFe Program ConsultantPrevious ExperienceEssentialRelevant Experience Min 15 yrsExperience with implementing Agile and leading Agile / Scrum development teams.Experience building cross-functional teams8 years International exposure specifically US/UK based clients.Core Behavioural CompetenciesEssentialStrong people management competencies including excellent team building and motivation, performance and career management and demonstrable leadership development for senior level direct reports.Carries strong accountability for his/her portfolio deliverablesIs able to work within a Globally distributed organization that is organized as a super-matrix. Improve communication between the offshore and onsite teams.Should be able to work independently and manage overall communication.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 15-20


Application Programming | Project Leader/ Project Manager | Quality Assurance/Testing | Systems Programming
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