Project Management Lead

Ameriprise Financial
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Job Details

  • Location: Gurugram, Haryana
  • Date Posted: 2022-11-23
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Admin/Clerical
  • Req Number: 27438BR
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Job Description

We need a project manager with experience in defined project methodology and project life cycles. (waterfall, agile, iterative, combinations), who should be able to work with business partners on-shore to understand work requirements and articulate workflows with support of BSAs. Candidate should be a self-starter and should have the ability to work independently. Candidate will be accountable for project communications, milestone tracking, resource planning, financials, risk assessment and contingency planning and escalation and resolution of critical issues to project sponsors/owners. Participate as an active member of multiple region/platform field leader teams, partnering with field leaders, proactively reaching out to practices identified for support.


• Deliver an annual portfolio of high profile technology projects (in terms of complexity, risk and/or business criticality) with overall budgets ranging from approximately $1MM to $5MM+ through effective management of budget, schedule, scope, quality and risk.
• Develop the overall project vision, approach, objectives and key deliverables; identify/track key measures of success. Develop a comprehensive project plan incorporating deliverables, milestones, accountabilities, communication plan and time lines. Ensure project tracking and status are maintained appropriately. Provide regular status reporting on plan progress, and ensure all company standards are followed. Ensure appropriate testing and quality reviews are conducted and receive sign-off.
• Work effectively with business partners, vendors and staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provide proactive project communication to project owner. Work to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensure appropriate integration to project plan. Effectively manage client expectations and resource requirements to ensure ownership and success.
• Create and manage the overall project readiness plan and communicate impacts to appropriate stakeholders. Lead and participate in regular post-implementation reviews and present project metrics to assist with evaluation of project quality. Provide regular status reporting for assigned releases. Log, track and escalate high priority project issues that may impact ability to deliver a quality project according to plan.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 4-5 years of relevant experience required
• Has past experience in leading projects for on-shore business partners
• Experience with various project methodologies
• Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills including presenting to large groups of people
• Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments while being able to shift priorities to meet the current business environment needs.
• Relationship-building, collaboration, and flexibility
• Dedication to providing top quality service to business partners, stake holders and field leader teams
• Strong analytical skill set required to adequately identify opportunities
• Strong interpersonal and self-leadership skills
• Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with tools like MS Project, JIRA, Confluence, MS Timelines etc.
• Proficiency with business software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite

About Our Company

Ameriprise India LLP has been providing client based financial solutions to help clients plan and achieve their financial objectives for 125 years. We are a U.S. based financial planning company headquartered in Minneapolis with a global presence. The firm’s focus areas include Asset Management and Advice, Retirement Planning and Insurance Protection. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step and create a career at Ameriprise India LLP.

Ameriprise India LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.