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Senior Delivery Manager

India Remote

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Description

Ciklum is looking for a Senior Delivery Manager to join our team full-time in India.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations worldwide. 

About the role:

As a Senior Delivery Manager, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for the IBS Software. 

You'll join a team of Agile Delivery experts. Ciklum Agile Delivery team portfolio consists of numerous projects in different domains, delivered for both large companies and innovative startups around the world.

We are looking for a passionate, energetic, self-driven manager-leader who will be driving organization and supervision of necessary processes, teams, structure and technology services composition to successfully deliver what Ciklum Clients expect to achieve their business goals.

The role of the Delivery Manager is to ensure smooth projects delivery on all stages within agreed deadlines, scope, quality and budget.

The Delivery Manager will be the primary point of contact for clients during the delivery phase and will report directly to the Senior Delivery Manager, a head of Business Line.

About the Client:

IBS Software is a leading SaaS solutions provider to the travel industry globally, managing mission-critical operations for customers in the aviation, tour & cruise and hospitality industries.

iFlight drives operational excellence for leading airlines worldwide of all sizes and business models. With iFlight, an airline's entire operational spectrum can be planned, managed, optimized, automated, and monitored through a single screen.

Responsibilities

  • Engage into pre-sales process and discussion with Clients to build the optimal delivery engagement and/or solution offer that would meet both Clients’ goals and Ciklum’s commercial interests
  • Support team ramp up and onboarding (from recruitment and forming teams to process establishment and stabilization)
  • Set up best practices (tools, processes, people management), ensure projects meet industry leading quality standards, knowledge sharing with Ciklum teams and clients
  • Monitor changing clients’ needs and proactively offer the right solutions out of the full spectrum of services available
  • Provide proactive constructive input to the internal organization on services and solutions that should be considered for improvement and/or creation
  • Regularly monitor and continuously improve Clients’ satisfaction
  • Manage risks, anticipate problems before they arise, and work with appropriate personnel to develop solutions

Responsibilities in Managed Projects:

  • Be the clients’ trusted advisor on all elements of delivery best practice and keep an equivalent focus on Ciklum reputation, commercial interests and quality outputs
  • Work closely with customer management to understand the business requirements for the project, develop effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project
  • Define project requirements and deliverables, resource requirements and plan, manage their execution, monitoring and adjustments
  • Estimate and plan projects from start to finish together with a team
  • Manage, monitor and motivate the team assigned to the project
  • Conduct project presentations and compile reports
  • Create and track accurate cost estimates
  • Report project progress/status on a regular basis to client, internal management, perform other duties as required

Requirements

  • Agile Delivery / Project Management experience and strong commercial understanding, ideally within Managed Services and IT Outsourcing industry, minimum 3 years
  • Good understanding and practical experience with Agile approaches (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Ability to perform project manager's activities during Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Closing phases
  • Experience in managing multiple agile teams in projects up to 7-25 FTE
  • Strong service/client oriented attitude, focus on an outcome
  • Ability to choose and set up project management tools and techniques in the project
  • Experience in Configuration management and managing KPIs
  • Good understanding of change and expectations management
  • Experience in successful project implementation in a software environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Problem solving attitude using system-thinking approaches
  • Ability to manage contractual terms and financial issues
  • Upper-intermediate level of spoken and written English

Desirable

  • Experience in Airline operations and/or Employee scheduling domains
  • Experience of work in a distributed teams
  • Technical background (software development, QA, DevOps, etc)
  • Knowledge of the latest trends at SW development technologies and tools
  • Experience in creating and running trainings, workshops, other educational activities
  • Agile and/or PMI certification
  • Understanding of SAFe or LeSS

What's in it for you

  • Ability to work on challenging projects, deal with complex solutions
  • Nicely designed, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere that creates good working conditions
  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client

About us:

India is a strategic growth market for Ciklum.
Join the global business with limitless growth opportunities and world-known Fortune 500 clients. 
Let’s aim high together and write our history of success in India.

Be bold, not bored! 

Interested already? We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. We can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

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