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Unit Manager - Operations

Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Location: Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Position Summary

 

Support strategic objectives related short term or long-term project engagement and initiatives based upon the user-defined business. Work as per policies and procedures for project management methodology requirements. Provide an effective liaison between the business departments & understand business requirement & support project with high magnitude in terms of complexity of project.

Engage and lead complex projects/program with project managers, and support teams.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Should be experienced in IT projects/ Application Development projects / Data Center Migration/set up.
  • Engage and lead projects with multiple implementation teams including operational units across multiple line of Business.
  • Experienced in managing team of multiple project managers and project support team.
  • Must have hands on experience with project management standards and guidelines.
  • Manage project managers to receive project status, financials and resourcing.
  • Communicate status and issues with management/senior management verbally and via written presentations
  • Must have hands on in Microsoft project, JIRA and should be able to plan, manage, track deliverables, plan resources, and report on complex projects
  • Should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks. you also need to be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude.
  • Set deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Education

Experience

  • Minimum 7- 11 years of experience in Project, Program and Portfolio Mgmt.

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

  • Experienced in managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse workgroups with strong team management, leadership and coaching skills
  • Hands on experience in MS Projects and JIRA
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Should be experienced in IT projects in domains like Application Development/ Data Center Migration/Digital/ IT infrastructure as per business requirement

Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training – if required)

  • Project Management certifications like PMP/Agile/ITIL certified/trained

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.