Senior Project Manager

Job Description

  • Job Title Senior Project Manager
  • Salary 850,000 INR

Required Skills

School Degree


The role of the Senior Project Manager is to lead large and complex projects and to take responsibility for the achievement of the agreed goals and objectives. A Senior Project Manager will spend the majority of their time project managing a large or strategically important project, which may be part of a program. The key differentiator will be their project management skills. Whilst probably using established methodology and processes, the Senior Project Manager is moulding them to provide a better solution.

Professional capability in project management is displayed when the leader of the project delivers the results required by all stakeholders. This requires managing the many variables that occur, during the life of the project. The projects that a senior project manager is responsible for are likely to be large and strategically important. The following responsibilities show the range of requirements the Senior Project Manager needs to manage.

Financial: Managing the finances of a project is of primary concern and an important part of the Senior Project Manager\u2019s responsibilities. The authority levels and tolerances should be as defined in the governance arrangements and approved in the project plan. Any expenditure above the agreed tolerance needs to be approved by the sponsor, or if responsible for a sub-project, the overall Project/Program Manager.

Staff: A Senior Project Manager uses staff resources provided by the line organization. It is the responsibility of the Senior Project Manager to ensure that his/her level of authority regarding the resources is clearly defined and understood by all parties as part of the project governance.

Key Responsibilites include

Project Integration Management

Develop Project CharterDevelop Preliminary Scope StatementDevelop Project Management PlanDirect and manage project executionMonitor and control project workIntegrate change controlClose project

Project Scope Management

Scope planningScope definitionCreate Work Breakdown StructureScope verificationScope control

Project Time Management

Activity definitionActivity sequencingActivity resource estimatingActivity duration estimatingSchedule developmentSchedule control

Project Cost Management

Cost estimatingCost budgetingCost control

Project Quality Management

Build Insurance Quality PlanPerform quality assurancePerform quality control

Project Human Resources Management

Human resource planningBuild project teamDevelop project teamManage project team

Project Communications Management

Communications planningInformation distributionPerformance reportingManage stakeholders

Project Risk Management

Risk management planningRisk identificationQualitative risk analysisQuantitative risk analysisRisk response planningRisk monitoring and control

Project Procurement Management

Purchases and acquisitions planContracting PlanRequest seller responsesSelect sellersContract administrationContract closure

About you

Candidate Profile:

knowledge and abilities

Ability to engage and partner with customer and internal staff as required.

Ability to work in a virtual matrix team environment.

Ability to identify problems and work to resolution as required.

Ability to embrace methodology and find improved ways of doing things

Good understanding of the telecoms and IT industries.

Integrating project work with Knowledge Management concepts and principles


education, qualifications, and certifications

Degree in business, science (or other relevant area), or equivalent relevant experience

Project Management Certification ie PMI PMP or PRINCE2 Practitioner

Synergy Practitioner Certification


Minimum of 5 years project management experience in the telecom or IT industry managing external customer facing projects.

Virtual team management.

Working in an international environment.

Key Behaviours:

1 Customer Centric 2 Solutions Focus 3 Results Driven 4 Able to cope in a high stress environment 5 Requires little direction \u2013 takes initiative 6 Highly Confident without being Arrogant 7 Ability to cope with highly irregular work hours / work across multiple timezones 8 Takes Entrepreneurial Approach 9 High Level of Personal Credibility and Integrity10 Leadership, Teamwork and Business Acumen11 Influencing and Negotiating12 Industry Insight & Thought Leadership13 Multi-cultural Diversity


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