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Junior Project manager

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Gabi

Operations
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Company Description

Experian unlocks the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We gather, analyze and process data in ways others can’t. We help individuals take financial control and access financial services, businesses make smarter decision and thrive, lenders lend more responsibly, and organizations prevent identity fraud and crime. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Our 17,800 people in 45 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

Job Description

Purpose

This role is responsible for managing a sub-project (delivery of phases) or managing a small project of low cost and/or complexity, with an appropriate level of support and guidance from senior colleagues. They understand fully and gain maximum exposure to the Project Management processes, including planning, execution, resource management, change management, risk and issue management, and stakeholder management.

  • Understand internal and external clients, determines project needs and priorities where necessary.
  • Develops lists of tasks, defines their interdependencies, assigns resources, and tracks task progress to completion.
  • Understands project deliverables, the process for the review and approval of deliverables, and specifies quality criteria for deliverables assessment.
  • Defines the project scope subject and agrees with supervisor, the process for altering the scope, and responds to requests for changes to the scope.
  • Builds time estimates, develops project schedule, and addresses scheduling problems as they arise for their project.
  • Estimates project costs, prepares budget recommendations, and monitors and reports project performance to budget constraints for their project.
  • Develops, maintains, publishes and distributes comprehensive project plans.
  • Identifies, mitigates and recommends alternatives on handling risks and issues that threaten the successful completion of the project within deadline.
  • Monitors and reports project progress to objectives in timeframes, scope, quality, costs and risks. Receives information on project status, changes and issues. Identifies potential sources for solutions, and contacts appropriate parties to initiate action.
  • Identifies areas within the business unit where process improvements may benefit project performance.
  • Understand and participate in performance management processes

Actively contribute to a culture where the fair treatment of customers is at the heart of the Experian business. Take personal responsibility to ensure that you adhere to all regulatory requirements and apply appropriate controls in the interests of our customers.

Key Responsibilities/Activities

Project Planning & Management

  • Delivery of projects according to agreed time / budget / scope / quality / change control criteria.
  • Defining, sourcing and managing the necessary resources to complete these projects, making timely changes where necessary to achieve project objectives.
  • Ensuring the development of accurate project plans and budgets, reporting variances to senior management where there is likely to be a significant impact on agreed delivery parameters.
  • Effectively controlling the issues, risk, dependencies and changes in scope, ensuring timely intervention and communication to stakeholders.
  • Conducting regular reviews of project outcomes, both internally with project team and with clients during and after the delivery has been completed.

Stakeholder Management

  • Understand decision-making by stakeholders.
  • Developing communication disciplines as appropriate for the project.
  • Ensuring stakeholders are provided with appropriate timely advice during and after project delivery.
  • Effectively and accurately escalating and communicating risks and issues as appropriate.
  • Matrix Management and Practice Improvement

Managing a project team to maximise quality and high performance outcomes.

Qualifications

  • 5 to 8 years of total experience and 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • Working knowledge and application of Project Management competencies including stakeholder management, contractuals, scope, schedule, costs, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement, and integration.
  • Understanding of change management competencies.
  • Willingness to develop leadership, coordination, motivation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • Ability to manage relationships whilst maintaining trusted relationship with team and peers.
  • Understanding of business requirements and technical limitations as determined by the client organisation's systems and processes.
  • Willingness to develop financial literacy to forecast and manage programme, project and departmental budgets, costs and revenue.
  • Willingness to develop ability to influence and build productive relationships with key programme stakeholders (both internal and external).
  • Willingness to develop ability to identify and manage project resource requirements.
  • Working knowledge of project management methodology and tools, including software.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications.
  • Working knowledge of business unit products and operations.
  • Working knowledge of legislation and regulations impacting business unit industry.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Desire to develop good project management skills.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Good or developing multitasking abilities.
  • Desire to develop leadership skills.

Additional Information

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a consultative business professional
  • Is confident, clear, certain and consistent
  • Is able to work alongside a sales team managing multiple opportunities concurrently
  • Passionate, resourceful, gracious and adaptable
  • High moral standards, honesty and an ethical approach to doing business
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to see the big-picture & develop conceptual solutions

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