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Project Manager

Position Description

Join us to express your IT talents in Volvo Group!
You will be part of an engaged, passionate and supportive team in an international and multicultural environment and within a department preparing for future opportunities in Volvo.

PM Chapter function team is looking for Project Manager to work in Bangalore (India). You will work within the Project Management Function which is part of Volvo Group Digital and IT – Department in charge of managing IT activities for Volvo Group. Our IT consultants are taking part of global missions inside Volvo Group, creating added value for business through IT Solution’s implementation and technological watch.

Your Mission:
  • Conduct the project planning activities and manage the execution of large scale, high risk, or strategic projects in line with Volvo business priorities according to plan.
  • Evaluate complex situations accurately and identify viable solutions that create successful outcome for the customer.
  • Manage relationship with project stakeholders, keeping stakeholders informed of progress and issues on all project requirements and deliverables.
  • Manage and communicate a clear vision of the project’s objectives and motivate the project team to achieve them; create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members.
  • Ensure proper use of methodology in line with Project hand book, tools, and procedures
  • Manage the financial aspects of the project: budgeting and estimate to actual variance.
  • Ensure quality forecasting is conducted to understand accurate financial position.
  • Analyze risk, establish contingency plans ad identify trigger events and responsibilities for initiating mitigating action.
  • Proactively manage project stakeholder satisfaction to position and secure customer reference and success story.
  • Maintain project documentation and updates to relevant knowledge management bases; analyze lessons learned and share with the organization’s project management community.
  • Participate in the development of project management best practices & PM seminars

Required Qualifications

  • 5 – 7 years of project management experience in large scale, high risk, or strategic projects.
  • Experience in delivering IT Projects. Excellent understanding of various project management practices.
  • Highly developed business acumen.
  • Strong writing, mentoring, decision making, communication, and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of project management.
  • A clear vision of what determines a successful project for the enterprise.
  • Knowledge and competency in project management processes including planning tasks, resource allocation, risk management , time management, financial management, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping.
  • Experience of handling Cloud (AWS / Azure) , Data Analytics based projects & having understanding of technical acumen of latest Microsoft technologies would be a Big plus
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people.
  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.
  • Some international implementation experience required
  • PMP / SAFe agile / CSM Certifications are desirable
  • You are willing to travel occasionally
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or MBA.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

Group Digital & IT has the ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. Digital solutions are becoming more and more key in the industries, where we are operating. The solutions and emerging technologies, provided by Group Digital & IT, enable our customers and their customers to do more with less, better for others and best for the future.

We are 3,600 employees located in more than 30 countries, present at all major Volvo Group locations, and we are working in a completely global organization.

In Group Digital & IT we strive for something bigger, we are truly customer centric, and we collaborate with inclusion, together cross the Volvo Group. We learn to stay ahead, we are curious and eager to acquire new and deeper knowledge, both as individuals and as teams.

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