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Assistant Manager - Operations

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Position Summary

This position requires managing IT projects aligned to the specific project management methodology/framework (Waterfall/Agile) This involves monitoring/preparing project plans, schedules, managing budgets and expenditures, organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, Maintaing appropriate PM tools & practices , ensuring that project is completed within expected scope/cost & schedule.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

•   Drive and execute strategic projects across multiple geographies in partnership with, country/regional stakeholders, cross-functional teams and vendors

•   Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis/requirements

•   Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and cost using appropriate verification techniques

•   Ensure strong project governance methodology is being followed for deployment of financial management framework

•   Ensure successful transformation of IT projects through effective Project Management practices

•   Identify, monitor and respond to risks and issues. Escalate critical issues and potential risks with a     detailed impact analysis to the project teams / leadership

 •   Assist / Prepare Management reports / dashboard views / Project performance and status updates

•    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

•    Be able to govern, track & maintain baselined project plans, work closely with regional stakeholders

 

Experience

  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of proven/relevant working experience in project management
  • Working knowledge on Agile practices and framework will be an added advantage

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Project Management Certification – Prince2 / Agile/ ITIL / P3O / PMP certified preferable
  • Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse workgroups with strong team management, leadership and coaching skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, should have handled International projects
  • Ensure successful transformation of IT projects through effective Project Management practices
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project and Excel
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully in production driven environment
  • Adaptability to change
  • Self-disciplined and result oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks prioritizing effectively
  • Knowledge of Clarity & SharePoint

Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with peers and stakeholder

MetLife:

 

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.      

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.