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Program Manager

Thomson Reuters Project Management 11/7/2017 6:53:57 AM Bangalore, KA India
Job Description

Key portfolio management responsibilities will include: Managing project intake into the portfolio; allocation of projects to PMs; managing escalation from the project managers working on the portfolio; ensure accurate reporting of the status of all projects within the portfolio; ensuring that all projects are being run in accordance with the groups best practice.

Key project management responsibilities will be: accurately capturing requirements for new projects; Working within a matrix organisation to progress the design, and rollout of new/upgraded capabilities/infrastructure; develop collaborative relationships with senior stakeholders

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Has effective control, leadership and responsibility for the delivery of the portfolio.
  • Ensures the communication channels and processes are in place to notify key stakeholders so that plans can be amended and the necessary action taken.
  • Provides thought leadership on all aspects of the portfolio in order to ensure successful delivery.
  • Ensures that all projects within the portfolio are managed in accordance with the groups best practice.
  • Develops project manager talent within their team.
  • Delivers projects within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organization’s project management framework.
  • Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
  • Effectively manage project team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
  • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Prepares and maintains project plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.  Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria.
  • Manages change control gaining agreement for revisions from project stakeholders.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring members are motivated and developing their skills and experience.  Identifies any problems with sponsorship.
  • Portfolio roadmap management/support
  • Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in a Portfolio or Program Manager role
  • 7+ years experience as a Technology Project Manager role, including data center infrastructure deployments
  • Proven ability to effectively manage and develop a global team of project managers
  • Experience managing project budgets up to $5M
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Project Management credentials - Prince 2, PMI PMP certification

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ092174
Locations: Bangalore-India
Job Function: Project Management
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