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Deputy Manager – Project Management

 Mumbai  7  2018

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Job Details

Company Big Savings and Investment Company
Position Deputy Manager – Project Management
Required Experience 7-12 Years
CTC Best in the Industry
Location Mumbai
Job Code 2018
Posted On 27 Oct 2021
Application Deadline 31 Jan 2022


Process Excellence, Project Manager, risk mitagation, change control, change management, financial plan


Deputy Manager – Project Management

Manager – Project Delivery, Process Excellence

UK Business Area Process Excellence Key departments / areas of responsibility Project Management, other adhoc Process Excellence assignments


Job Dimensions

Financial : Increase in business Process Excellence business area

Non Financial

• Stakeholder’s priorities/interests clear and aligned

• Working on projects with other team members of Process Excellence team

• Dealing with Projects as a Project Manager on projects with medium to high complexity


Overall Job Purpose

The Project Manager plays a critical role in the end to end conceptualisation and delivery of cross-functional projects in the business. He/she is responsible for developing, in conjunction with the Project Sponsor, a definition of the project. The Project Manager then ensures that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard (within agreed specifications). He/she ensures the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors). The Project Manager is also expected to play a Consulting role where in brings in best practices from the industry and provides solutions/recommendations to the client



The key responsibilities involve the following:


Project Management

• Managing and leading the project team

• Preparing and defining the project scope of work, financial plan, its goals and deliverables

• Assigning responsibilities

• Identifying the resources’ requirement

• Managing all aspects of the project business plan and budget

• Leading the operational, financial and technological aspects of projects based on timelines and work plans

• Coordinating directly and indirectly with project staff to ensure successful completion of the project

• Directing, supervising, supporting and coordinating the project team members/staff

• Tracking project deliveries using project management tools

• Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan

• Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary

• Resolving cross-functional issues at project level

• Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary

• Communicating intensively with stakeholders and vendors to establish cordial/effective working relationships

• Ensure all required statutory and regulatory conditions are being met

• Proactively manage foreseen project risk, mitigating as necessary

• Manage changes to the project without unduly affecting the stated objectives and benefits

• Reporting on project progress and communicating relevant information to the Executive Committee, including the project board

• Coordinating the lesson learned process

• Options assessment

• Benchmarking and providing recommendations to the client


Asset Creation and management:

• Maintaining a central repository of all project related documentation

• Prepare case studies and lessons learnt on successful completion of the project


Business Development:

• Identify new project opportunities within the business area, and proactively pitch for more work for Process Excellence as a whole


General Responsibilities (including people development):

• Share best practices with the Process Excellence team, and conduct knowledge sharing sessions

• Train and mentor new joinees, or up-skill tenured team members

• To demonstrate a positive risk, compliance and control culture through the identification, assessment, monitoring and management of risks and issues within the business area, alongside ensuring timely and appropriate resolution of control weaknesses, actions and failures that arise.

• Compliance – To understand and adhere to M&G’s Code of Conduct and, where appropriate, comply with all relevant regulatory policies. This includes completion of any mandatory training requirements.


Key Interfaces



Business stakeholders at all levels



External vendors (where required) for procurement of any tools as mandated by the projects being run


Competence / Knowledge / Skills required



• Graduate in BTECH/BE/ MBA

• Minimum 12+years experience in Project management with experience of involvement in medium / high impact projects • ACP / PMP / PRINCE2 Agile certification

• Experience of managing projects involving Migration/Rationalisation of applications

 • Good Infrastructure background

• Good to have ACP / PMP / PRINCE2 Agile certification



• Technology and Infrastructure knowledge is Must

• Knowledge of project management lifecycle methodology

• Knowledge of MS Project

• Excellent MS Excel, Powerpoint and Word skills

• Asset / Wealth management domain knowledge



• Ability to understand business issues, and understand the business impact of proposed solutions

• Ability to present problems and solutions clearly and concisely both in writing and verbally

• Capable of blue sky thinking – innovative, creative and thinking out of the box

• Ability to demonstrate excellent listening and comprehension skills to formulate appropriate options

• Effective Probing skills and interviewing skills

• Excellent Stakeholder Management skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills



• Ability to cope with ambiguity & work in an unstructured environment

• Ability to work across different geographies & cultures seamlessly

• Ability to work in high pressure environments without impacting quality of delivery

• Willingness to travel internationally on medium to long term assignments

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