Project Manager – Mumbai, India

Wipro

  • Full Time

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Job Title : Project Manager

Job Location : Mumbai, India

Job Description

 

Role Purpose

The purpose of the role is to manage delivery of a projectdriving operations and delivery governance, ensuring right talent supplychain to optimize customer satisfaction and cost of delivery

 

Do

  

Delivery Management
Ensure seamless delivery of the projects
Deploy optimum project delivery structure post transition/ migrationphase by evaluating the budget, costs, risks and staffing requirement
Create quarterly project charter with well-defined weekly projecttrajectory as per the project specifications & requirements andensure 100% adherence in terms of schedule, quality, efforts and costs
Ensure 100% compliance to Project SLA’s, information securityprotocols and etc (all customer’s contractual obligations)
Monitor and take appropriate actions on internal and external auditfindings to ensure no major non-compliance/ deviation from the SLA
Liaise between customer and internal technical delivery team todrive project health by adhering to organizational norms of projectmetrics
Drive various project related audits like quality, customer, ISO etcand ensure zero non-compliance
Conduct periodic cadence with the quality team to take proactivemeasures to resolves issues/ possible escalations
Conducts periodic cadence with Workforce Management Group (WMG) toensure 100% fulfillment as per the program/ project requirement
Regularly audit quality (QA) status of delivery and engage QA teamto ensure adherence to Quality Assurance standards and processes
Maintain project structure in Confluence & SAP in line withprevailing business requirements and norms
Ensure expected ramp down (ERD) compliance as committed in MSA

 

Client Relationship Management
Engage with client to deploy opportunities to deploy multiplesolutions within/ across SLs to create a stronger value proposition forclients
Conduct regular customer connects (meetings/ visits/ video-conference) and participate in Management Review Meetings (MRM) withclient management/engagement managers to understand customer’scurrent and future needs and seek feedback to improve deliverymethodology/ timelines/ resource allocation
Identify and close early warnings on a project to avoid any customerescalations
Plan and conduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR) along withDM’s/ ADH with the client management/ leadership team to driveimprovement actions and mine for a new portfolio/ opportunity within theaccount
Design and monitor project performance dashboards/ reports with theclients periodically

 

Delivery governance across the project
Create weekly/ monthly/ quarterly MIS and reports to monitor andtrack overall project
Conduct periodic reviews with the delivery team on operational,quality and fulfillment parameters and new idea generation & itsimplementation on existing projects
Identify and resolve potential risks or early warning signs onproject delivery to drive for ZERO surprise escalations and eliminateany revenue leakage
Escalate any deviations from the project charter to the deliverymanagers in terms of schedule, effort, cost, infrastructure from theproject charter and minimize process exceptions and such deviations fromthe actual project plan
Review and monitor revenue allocations/ realization to avoid OBrevenue leakage
Provide inputs to delivery leadership team on overall deliveryperformance parameters (project heath, utilization, realization etc) atproject/ program level during reviews highlighting any critical projectescalations and potential risks

 

Operational Excellence
Automation Focus
Perform pareto analysis as per the no. of incidents received andaccordingly identify automation opportunities and drive value addsacross the project
Deploy next generation hyper automation and crowdsourcinginitiatives in coordination with Holmes RO team to enhance productivity,quality and speed of delivery
Interact and engage with tools team to bring in new tools in theproject to automate certain pointers/ elimination of any noise in theproject

 

Innovation Focus
Brainstorm with the team to identify improvement opportunities andinitiatives to further improve quality, delivery speed and productivityparameters
Drive value adds and BVMs; ensure management showcases them tocustomer in MRM & QBR to drive growth
Plan and conduct periodic idea campaigns to generate new solutionsto the problems/ define better ways of working

 

Drive and deploy Knowledge Management and sharing
Contribute in internal knowledge sharing initiatives at Wipro bydriving internal training sessions, best practices, learnings, valueadds and BVMs and deploys best practices in various projects within ownaccount
Deploy the Wipro’s knowledge management portal across theaccount and monitor & track trainings
Capability Development and Talent Pipeline Creation
Demand forecasting in line with business requirements
Anticipate attrition and ensure right talent supply chain to deliverthe project
Spearhead quarterly demand forecasting and resource planning alignedto project requirements
Create and deploy a workplan to fulfil the required demand from allthe talent channels including external (lateral, contractors etc) hiringin coordination with WMG/ CWMG and Talent Acquisition team
Anticipate new skills/ upcoming technologies required to deliver theproject and ensure the team is trained or right talent is inducted intothe project as per the skill requirements

 

Drive 100% compliance on trainings and upskilling requirements
Prioritize and identify essential and upcoming technical skillsrequired across programs/ projects to facilitate and drive right supplychain
Drive towards 100% mandatory training compliance for the targetpopulation within an account
Plan and drive rotations for seed positions and ensure replacementplan to be arrived ahead of rotations
Quarterly connect with critical talent to understand their careeraspirations and create their learning maps along with project managersand HRBP

 

Fresher engagement program
Ensure a stable arrangement and assimilation of rookie withinaccounts in coordination with competency group team (classroomtrainings/ e-learning, certifications, on the job training etc)
Team Management
Resourcing
Forecast talent requirements as per the current and future businessneeds
Hire adequate and right resources for the team
Talent Management
Ensure adequate onboarding and training for the team members toenhance capability & effectiveness
Build an internal talent pool and ensure their career progressionwithin the organization
Manage team attrition
Drive diversity in leadership positions
Performance Management
Set goals for the team, conduct timely performance reviews andprovide constructive feedback to own direct reports
Ensure that the Performance Nxt is followed for the entire team
Employee Satisfaction and Engagement
Lead and drive engagement initiatives for the team
Track team satisfaction scores and identify initiatives to buildengagement within the team
Facilitate rewards and recognition to acknowledge the highperformers in the team

 

Stakeholder Interaction

 

Stakeholder Type

Stakeholder Identification

Purpose of Interaction

Internal

DM/ Program Manager

Delivery strategy and governance

Transition team

To ensure smooth project handover to the delivery team

Holmes RO and Tools team

Automation initiatives within an account

BU Quality Team/ Central Quality Team

To deploy central quality policy and framework

Legal and Compliance

For contract management

CWMG, WMG

For fulfilment and demand forecasting

Global Talent Acquisition, Global Campus Head

For recruitment and campus hiring

Talent Transformation Team, Competency Group

To deliver specific trainings, certification programmes

GIMS

For visa processing/ stamping

Internal audit team

Audit of  various accounts as per compliance

HRBP

To drive HR engagement activities and resolve people relatedissues

Finance team (BU/ SL)

For COD calculation, payment/ invoice management

Procurement team

For contract management (MSA and SOW)

IMG team

To fulfil logistics requirement

FMG team

To fulfil ODC infrastructure/ IT requirements

TSG group

For recovery and containing the escalations

External

Customers

To drive business growth and relationship management

Vendors/ Partners/ OEM’s/ Contract Manufacturers

For resourcing/ contracting, trainings, technology platforms,equipments etc

 

 

 

Display

 

Lists the competencies required to perform this role effectively:

Functional Competencies/ Skill
Domain/Industry Knowledge – Awareness and knowledge of broadeconomic, demographic, technological and global trends in the ITindustry – Competent
Systems Thinking – Understanding of the Wipro system(interrelatedness, interdependencies and boundaries) and perform problemsolving in a complex environment – Competent
Leveraging Technology – Knowledge of current and upcomingtechnology (automation, tools and systems) to build efficiencies andeffectiveness in own function/ Client organization – Competent
Program Management – Execute projects with end-outcome andprocess focus, along with understanding of delivery processes and itsgovernance – Expert
Solution Focus – Apply design thinking to bring about new andnovel solutions or changes in processes, products or the way business isconducted – Competent
Technical knowledge – knowledge of new upcoming skills in themarket as per the future trends and bring in to Wipro for itsdeployment/ training the team – Expert

 

Competency Levels

Foundation

Knowledgeable about the competency requirements. Demonstrates (inparts) frequently with minimal support and guidance.

Competent

Consistently demonstrates the full range of the competency withoutguidance. Extends the competency to difficult and unknown situations aswell.

Expert

Applies the competency in all situations and is serves as a guide toothers as well.

Master

Coaches others and builds organizational capability in the competencyarea. Serves as a key resource for that competency and is recognisedwithin the entire organization.

 

Behavioral Competencies
Client centricity
Problem solving and decision making
Execution excellence and passion for results
Change agility
Passion for results
Nurturing people
Executive presence
Collaborative working

 

 

Deliver

 

No.

Performance Parameter

Measure

1.

Delivery Management – Client satisfaction

PCSAT, Brand score, no. of customer references, SDR/ QBR %, Pulse %satisfied (top 2 box), Zero surprise delivery escalation from thecustomer, adherence to project charter

2.

Delivery Management – operational efficiency

Contractual adherence %, Quality index, Utilization %, cost ofdelivery target, overdue indent, 100% SLA compliance, PEI % target, 100%usage of click to bill, % SAP loss for T&M projects

3.

Delivery Management – Financials

Revenue target achievement, Operating margin %, leakage from OB torevenue, revenue per employee, CR realization target, process exceptionsto be minimized, bench cost % of total cost, underrun % target for FPPprojects, effort saving through NG-1, NG-2 initiatives

5.

Capability Building

% attrition, critical talent attrition%, % trained on new age skills,% of team trained in necessary behavioural skills, diversity ratio, %localization targets by market, billable rookie ratio, rookie/NJNBassimilation TATs, offshore mix

6.

Team Management

Team attrition %, Employee satisfaction score

 

 

Quality Management

 

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