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Technology Project Management Expert (Financial Services)

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

 

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.

 

Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of 8 apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.

 

Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.

 

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.

 

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.

 

Key Purpose of the Role:

 

  • Provide project management function for large scale projects
  • Manage cross functional teams and ensure timely delivery of projects
  • Engage with internal teams for developing project dashboards.
  • Engage with external stake holders to identify and develop project plans for deliveries
  • Work with project teams for resource allocation for projects

 

Principal Responsibilities:

 

  • Having 5+ years of hands-on project management experience in tech organizations
  • Expertise in setting up governance structure.
  • Supplement the product go-to-market plans ensuring a timely delivery of projects in collaboration with other departments
  • Manage diverse set of stake holders and lead cross functional teams responsible for end-to-end product deliveries
  • Engage with tech teams in identifying activities and subtasks and ensuring that the projects are delivered on time.
  • Engage in collecting items for project forums and keeping a track of product back logs
  • Work with project teams to manage end to end project delivery and develop project baseline reports
  • Closely follow up with project teams for project baselines and raise alarms whenever the project is getting delayed or overshooting costs
  • Ensure optimal use of resources, prepare and present resource usage reports
  • Understand the overall strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are recognized best in the industry
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm

 

Principal Working Relationships:     

 

Customers:     

External - All customers through provision of customer facing products & Systems

Internal - All business units, deliver products to achieve the business plan.

Suppliers:       

Internal – All business units

External - Software Development, Database/Warehousing QA outsourced partners.

 

Person Specification:

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Degree Level Education in Science, Engineering, IT, Project Management or similar technical field.
  • Role will have to deal with potential ambiguity, changes, and managing sometimes conflicting inputs. Therefore, assuming problem solving leadership and cutting through ambiguity is a must, as well as strong people and communication

 

Background Experience:

Ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication and people interaction skills
  • Strong experience on Agile Development & DevOps practices
  • Good experience with Testing Automation
  • Experience in setting up Project management units at large scale financial services organizations
  • Strong concepts related to Project and Program Management.
  • Financial system Knowledge
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing situations

 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.


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