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A.   Purpose of Job:

·         Ensure that project meets its stated objectives

·         Ensure smooth project progress and client interaction

·         Take full responsibility of all project activities and deliverables

B.   Main Responsibilities:

·         Define and manage project scope

·         Plan and supervise project activities

·         Conduct and/or participate regular meetings with the client

·         Manage project teams and resources

·         Resolve conflict between team members and departments like QA and Dev.

·         Resolve routine project issues during project execution

·         Review key project artifacts and documents and ensure the availability in file repository

·         Perform regular project communication with the client and the management

·         Report project progress to the client and the management

·         Understand the scope of the effort in terms of requirements, man-hours or functionality points

·         With the help of relevant leads, determine scope and evaluate risks

·         With the help of the relevant leads, define project parameters, i.e., time-lines, manpower requirements, risks, estimates, etc.

·         Negotiate, establish, coordinate and oversee the projects deliverables

·         Identify internal and external interfaces

·         Prepare the project management plan

·         Monitor the project, staffing plans, budgets, and minutes of meetings.

·         Plan logistics, such as hardware, software, manpower, training, travel plans, etc.

·         Use the issue log process for resolution and management of critical issues

·         Single point of contact for the Client, as such coordinates with the clients and user community

·         Communicate with client any feedback or discoveries that come from the team

·         Act as the ”client” for the local project team

·         Synchronize efforts in quality assurance of user documents

·         Synchronize efforts in preparation of shipment package

·         Ensure timely delivery of client deliverables

 

C.   Minimum Skills Required:

1.     Academic Qualification(s):

                                          i.        BS/MS in computer sciences or related field

                                         ii.        Professional courses in management (PMP / PgMP / Prince 2 / Six Sigma)

                                        iii.        Professional courses in project lifecycles, organization, integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communications management, risk management, procurement management, earned value management, and configuration management.

2.     Technical skills:

                                          i.        Must have good  analytical and decision making skills

                                         ii.        Knowledge of development tools/platforms

                                        iii.        Structural knowledge of projects

                                        iv.        Proactive and goal-oriented: Must possess the drive to build something tangible and complete.

                                         v.        Good communication skills: In order to carry the vision to the development team and the client, must be capable of doing a lot of preaching, convincing, mentoring, and teaching.

                                        vi.        Sound presentation skills

                                       vii.        Well versed in the notations and process of object oriented development

                                      viii.        Be able to make engineering compromise necessary to cope with building systems for the real world

                                        ix.        Risk-aversive: Be on the lookout for and identify anything that adds risk to the project

3.     Management / Interpersonal Skills:

                                          i.        Leadership skills: Must have the focus, confidence, charisma, and authority to drive the project

                                         ii.        Politically sensitive: Must understand that different groups have different and at times hidden agendas. Must be able to set expectations and manage conflict.

                                        iii.        Must be a good team player

                                        iv.        Must have driven to continuously improve upon his skill set and help others.

4.     Experience:

                                          i.        Must have at least 7 years of experience as lead, managing multiple teams.

                                         ii.        Must have at least 3 years of experience in the project management position

                                        iii.        Experience in managing similar projects

5.     Trainings (For internal promotion):

                                          i.        Must have received

1.     One leadership training

2.     One communications training

3.     One project management training

4.     Two cross functional trainings in key areas

                                         ii.        Must have conducted

1.     One leadership training

2.     One communications training

3.     One project management training

4.     Five cross functional trainings in key areas

 

D.   Key Performance Indicators

1.     Team work organization, planning and documentation.

a.     Team time management

b.    Task quantification and queue management

c.     Work documentation, record keeping and relevant reports (DARs, progress reports and issues log)

d.    Multi tasking / multi project assignments.

2.     Team management and ability to lead team to success in projects.

a.     Time required for team to complete a specific unit of work.

b.    Quality of work completed by team (Bugs found in a specific unit of work).

c.     Customer satisfaction with team deliverables.

3.     Project profitability

4.     Skill set improvement

a.     Management and leadership

b.    Development tools and platforms

c.     Cross functional tools and platforms

 

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Department:
Software Development
Job Location:
Barki, Lahore, Pakistan
Gender:
Male
Age:
30 - 50 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
BS(CS)
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Experience:
5 Years - 8 Years
Apply Before:
Jul 14, 2018
Posting Date:
Jun 14, 2018
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Future Now (Pvt) Limited

Information Technology · 301-600 employees - Lahore

Future Now Technologies is a leading provider of cutting edge technology solutions and services in Pakistan, Europe and North America. We believe that innovation, commitment to quality, and effective partnership with our clients is the foundation of success. Over the years we have engineered soluti ...Read More

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