Senior Project Manager (SPM)

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Position

Senior Project Manager (SPM)

Company

Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)

Location

Bengaluru

Reporting

Chief Digital Officer

Number of Positions

1

COMPANY BACKGROUND

The Reserve Bank Innovation (RBIH), set up as a subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), aims to foster and evangelise innovation across the financial sector to enable access to frictionless finance for a billion Indians. As part of its mission, the Hub leverages technology to foster innovation keeping the customer at the centre. The Hub utilises its unique position to accelerate technological innovation by facilitating meaningful collaboration between banks, innovators, entrepreneurs, fintech firms, startups, and other key stakeholders.

BACKGROUND OF THE ROLE

RBIH wants to recruit a senior project manager to manage one or more development projects. The SPM must have a background in both business and IT and must have an extensive understanding of the software development strategies and frameworks. We’re looking for a responsible, articulate, and motivated Senior Project Manager who can quickly initiate development projects, perform project management functions and communicate with all the stakeholders effectively.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Management of IT projects using Agile Methodology
  • Good understanding of both Development and Application support projects
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Documentation

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Leadership: Lead and manage the full project lifecycle, from initiation to closure, ensuring successful delivery within scope, time, and budget constraints.
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with key stakeholders to define project objectives, requirements, and deliverables. Develop and implement project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and budget.
  • Team Management: Build and lead cross-functional project teams. Motivate team members, set clear expectations, and provide guidance to ensure successful project execution.
  • Risk Management: Identify and proactively manage project risks. Develop contingency plans to mitigate potential issues and ensure project success.
  • Communication: Establish effective communication channels with stakeholders. Provide regular project updates, report on key performance indicators, and address any issues or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that project deliverables meet the highest quality standards. Conduct thorough testing and validation processes to guarantee successful implementation.
  • Vendor Management: Coordinate with external vendors and third-party providers to ensure seamless integration of products and services into project plans.
  • Continuous Improvement: Evaluate project outcomes and conduct post-project reviews to identify areas for improvement. Implement lessons learned in future projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

At least 15 years of IT project management experience, but not exceeding 30 years.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate degree in Engineering from a leading university.

Term

The appointment will be on a contract basis with an initial term of 3 months and extendable based on Project needs and individual’s Performance.

Location

Bengaluru, India

Last date for applications

Candidates are advised to apply latest by November 22, 2023 by sending email to careers@rbihub.in