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Data Project Manager

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Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling
 and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000
people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES:

 

Data Project Manager responsibilities include working closely with Delivery Managers and Architects to organize projects, prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, schedule and budget for projects and ensure a thorough follow-up on critical projects and related activities. You will perform various coordinating tasks, like schedule and risk management, along with administrative duties, like maintaining project documentation and handling PMO and financial queries. To succeed in this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills, also you'll collaborate with various internal and external teams to deliver results... with respect to deadlines as well as good background on managing and coordinating projects portfolio.

 

Ultimately, the duties are to ensure that all projects are completed on time, within budget and meet high quality standards.

 

  • Prepare projects launch
  • Manage transition from Architecture to Project teams Delivery
  • Coordinate project management activities and resources
  • Break projects into work-packages and prepare action plans with defined schedule
  • Liaise with various stakeholders to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Help prepare budgets and analyze project related risks
  • Oversee project procurement and sourcing activities
  • Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise
  • Ensure thorough follow-up of critical projects
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to Digital Platform teams
  • Work with the Project Managers to eliminate blockers
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Ensure projects are delivered with respect to high quality standards

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCES:

 

Mandatory: 5-10 years of relevant work experience as a Project manager or similar role

  • Experience in project management, from architecture to delivery, of complex build projects
  • Experience of Agile Development
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Strong coordination and teamwork skills
  • Strong IT background with ability to understand IT architecture and requirements
  • Willingness to learn and investigate new technologies
  • Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other departments (Security, Infrastructure, etc)
  • Solution orientated mindset and be pragmatic in execution.
  • Experience managing a team and be a collaborative team member Hands-on experience with project management tools (e.g. Planisware, MS Project.)
  • Ability to prepare and interpret schedules and step-by-step action plans
  • Ability to report to management and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
  • Fluency in English

Desirable:

  • PMP / PRINCE/ CSM certification is a plus
  • Prior experience on MarkLogic is a plus
  • Experience in Transport Industry is a plus

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Shall be a team player and capable to manage the transversal teams.
  • Shall have good communication skills to articulate his/her point of view
  • Ability to work independently, trustworthy and self-motivated; self-starter
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Strict attention to detail and process oriented
  • Strong time management skills

Technical Competency:

  • Good Knowledge of Project management using agile and waterfall models
  • Act as technical manager for the project
  • Prior experience in having managed a Project with cross functional team.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to manage a team to reach the best technical decision, accounting for all constraints, and to challenge when necessary

Education:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science Engineering/Technology ( or Business Administration)


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