We’re looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
Lead a cross-functional team of stakeholders to develop a vision and a roadmap for upgrade of consumer finance technology platform
Define the delivery plan as per strategy/roadmap and obtain buy-in and approval from senior management and stakeholders for plan execution
Manage a team of resources comprising in-house staff, contractors and product vendors to deliver the migration plan and roadmap.
Build and foster a high-performance culture, mentor team members and provide team with the tools and guidance to transform current legacy platform to the new platform on cloud architecture
Plan, lead and drive projects through entire lifecycle for all countries.
Create deployment strategies for existing and new services based on business objectives.
Foster collaborative partnerships across functional teams including remote teams.
Identify areas of risk and methods of mitigation for large, complex projects
Influence the software development process in an evolving organization. Provide recommendations and insights on our software design, Agile, software development, release management and site reliability processes.
Coordinating with key stakeholders across teams to improve alignment, develop joint priorities with the technology and business teams
Define and enhance implementation methodologies and practices with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement
Manage highly complex issues arising from the implementation of new platform
Responsible for quality of deliverables & ensure the program can deliver the benefits outlined in the business case
Responsible for project planning, resource allocation, budget, steering committee leadership and team organizational structure management
Proven effectiveness driving complex multi-stakeholder planning processes, driving cross-team programs to desired results, and managing risk.
Project/program management leadership including scope, schedule, budget, quality, risk, communications, procurement, human resources, and integration management
Proven competency in strategic leadership, executive communication and influence, organizational agility, cross-team collaboration, drive for results, and written and verbal communications
Demonstrated leadership abilities; effective in matrix management and team building
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to speak to technical-level staff and summarize communications for business stakeholders and executives
Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources
Change driver – Significant experience in managing and driving change
Highly effective in managing the risk and cost implications of IT contracts or contract negotiations
Ability to act as in a consultative manner with both business and IT leaders to align strategy
Knowledge in technical program management methodologies.
Demonstrated experience building, mentoring, and growing technical program management or engineering teams of 100 or more.
Experience taking ownership and delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Solid understanding of Agile/Scrum methodologies, Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle, Software Quality Assurance methodologies, and familiarity with project management tools and bug/issue tracking system.