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EY Senior - PPM Agile in Noida, India

Senior - PPM Agile


Requisition # NOI001VA

Post Date Jul 06, 2021

Brief Description of role:

  • Candidate will have to contribute technically to Program/Project Management client engagements or internal projects. Role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships.

  • Establish and implement processes and methodologies based on best in class industry practices Identify and track the quality parameters of the program delivery.

  • Device Plans to address the challenges PMs may face during practice adherence

  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement activities

  • Exposure to both Agile and waterfall delivery methodologies

  • Willingness to travel to client locations as per project needs

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform the relevant program/project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management

  • Create and maintain resource plan with respect to the project by creating and maintaining the project tasks, Work Breakdown Structure

  • Execute structured and periodic review & Control mechanism to track the progress of projects

  • Define and/or execute RAID processes; Track and highlight risks & issues pertaining to projects and discuss them during review meetings; Create risk dashboards

  • Generate and publish Program health dashboards/ MIS reports to various stakeholders Support analysis of the data & metrics from programs/projects and generate reports pertaining to resources, critical paths, project schedules, budget v/s actual spend, etc. for waterfall projects

  • Play the role of a scrum master, conduct daily stand-ups, maintain scrum boards, facilitate scrum teams’ delivery for Agile projects

  • Run sprint planning sessions, retrospectives using appropriate tools

  • Capacity planning, burn-down charts and sprint velocity reporting

  • Track and Report benefit realization Planned Vs Actual during the project and after closing the project

  • Execute change management tracking and reporting

  • Interface and communicate with program/project team, management and stakeholders

  • Close the program/project to formalize acceptance of the program/project result and release program/project resources

  • Work within defined governance processes

Core skills:

Bachelor or Master Degree with 6-8 years of experience in the area of project management within professional services

  • Excellent Communication skills / Stakeholder management

  • Knowledge and application of industry standard project management principles and methodologies

  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Knowledge of MS Project (Project Server is an added bonus)

  • One or more of Industry certifications - PMP, Prince 2, CSM or PMI-ACP

  • Knowledge of one more industry standard Agile PM tools – Jira, Trello, Azure devops

  • Demonstrated experience with various SDLC methodologies in both Waterfall and Agile.

Good to have skills

  • Knowledge of MS SharePoint, MS Teams, Confluence is an advantage

  • Knowledge of Primavera / Clarity/ HP PPM/ QuickBase is an added advantage

  • Knowledge of financial processes (e.g. invoicing and budgeting)

  • Knowledge of Data visualisation tools like Power BI, Tableau

  • Knowledge of Devops tools and processes