Senior Project Manager / Technical Manager

 India       Permanent contract        Information Technology


• Manage a Feature team from offshore
• Provide leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
• Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
• Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and management both in Bangalore and Paris
• Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
• Instill good Agile practices within the team and ensure check points to track implementation off key ceremonies, BDD, TDD etc
• Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
• Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
• Manage stakeholders in Infrastructure teams, Technical Architects, Agile Coaches etc.
• Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
• Ensure that the team feels valued and supported and help them to achieve their personal ambitions keeping the program targets in mind
• Participate in hiring talented team members and upskilling in new technologies for the existing team
• Provide ongoing coaching and timely feedback. Participate in the performance appraisal discussions
• Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

Profile Required

• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering. MBA is a plus
• 12+ years of data management/ technology experience/ Business Analysis experience in Enterprise solutions, data warehousing, system integration in Banking Domain
• Experience in managing multiple complex projects in Investment Banking or Corporate Banking domain
• Experience in Credit Risk or Market Risk or Investment banking or regulatory reporting domain a big plus
• Experience in managing large teams with diverse and complex areas of accountability from offshore
• Experience of working with American or European counterparts
• Very good understand on Agile delivery practices
• Knowledge of enterprise data warehousing and technologies like Hadoop, Teradata, Oracle
• Experience with data management best practices, data governance, business architecture and BI
• Experience in managing expectations from Business users and understanding the Business processes
• Capacity to organize and manage multiple priorities and achieve results
• Should be comfortable in working in ambiguous situations
• Experience in presenting to operating committee members, boards and external forums
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to influence senior management, technical and functional experts
• Driven, confident, organized and accomplished problem solver
• Candidates with French spoken skills preferred

Business Insight

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale (SG), Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.

SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.

We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000S6C
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 09/12/2019
Date of publication: 18/10/2019
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Senior Project Manager / Technical Manager

Permanent contract   |   India   |   Information Technology