Location: Gurgaon/Gurugram
Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Function: Internal IT, Technology

Company Overview

Leading Financial Services Company in Gurgaon Location

Job Description

Purpose of the Role 

   Lead one or more development projects taking the complete ownership of delivery.
• Guide and mentor the team and create high performing project team
• Estimate the work and plan the delivery schedule including tasks, milestones, and dependencies
• Monitor the progress of a project and ensure regular publishing of status report and quality metrics
• Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology
• Responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
• Creates and share delivery forecasts at regular intervals based on the teams velocity
• Track the risks and issues and work to actively resolve/mitigate
• Ensure that project activities are undertaken and completed as per the processes and standards
• Suggest improvements in system development process / application areas
• Provide recommendations and help direct reports/team with talent management, objective setting, career development, job rotations, fair and timely appraisals, pipeline management, training, international opportunities, and identification of high potentials, under-performers.
• Manage vendor staff as needed and according to the agreed contract(s)
• Create an efficient and effective organisation structure. Ensure chargeability and utilisation of staff.
• Work collaboratively to optimise resource management, cross-fertilise ideas, and resolve conflicts and bottlenecks

Requirements

• Minimum 3 years of experience in managing Java based development and enhancement projects
• Minimum 3 years of experience in delivering project in Agile-Scrum methodologies
• Good understanding of scrum ceremonies, agile ways of working
• Experience of managing medium, complex projects with full budgetary and delivery responsibilities
• Good knowledge of industry standard project management and methodologies
• Knowledge of project estimation techniques such as FP, OBA, etc.
• Proficiency with JIRA, Confluence
• Knowledge of project planning and tracking by using tools such as MS-Project
• Knowledge of Document composition engines

Desirable Skills

• Knowledge of Thunderhead
• Must have worked on Core Java
• Understanding of PaaS/Cloud
• Understanding of Configuration Management processes
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong people manager
• Operates largely independently, with minimal guidance and monitoring
• Appreciation and knowledge of technologies used within the project.
• Good communication, influencing, negotiation skills
• Ability to lead and motivate the project team
• Good client relationship management skills
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment
• Self-motivated, flexible, responsible, and a penchant for quality
• Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
• Willingness to work UK business hours (though occasionally)
• Strong interest in Technology and its applications.
• Team Player

Job reference: JO-210902-267958

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