Project Manager, Public Sector

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
  • 19 Sep 17

Project Manager, Public Sector

Key Responsibilities

• Team leads for small or module leads for large teams.
• Responsible for delivery of assigned module/ components /phases of a project.
• Responsible for people Management, including goal setting and providing performance feedback
• Responsible for Status reporting
• Responsible for guiding the development team.
• Responsible for estimation, planning and execution • with specific focus on requirement analysis and design
• Responsible for Knowledge transfer and arriving at SLAs for steady state
• Technical problem solving skills

Job Requirement and Skills

• Has a good practical understanding of technology and its application.
• Good grasp of technology and tools used for development
• Good design skills and architectural skills in the technical area
• Fair understanding of project management skills
• Fair amount of domain expertise gained through working on the application or certification programs (if working in a vertical)
• Good understanding of the sphere of activities in a horizontal domain
• Anticipates and resolves potential problems , handles escalations .

Supervisory Level:

• Works under general supervision with few direct instructions.
• Carries out routine and semi-routine tasks.
• Provides input to project-related decisions.

People Interactions

• Within own team or department at operational level.
• Contact with user/customer at peer / first /middle management level.

Technical Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 R Statistical Package NA Required 2 SPSS NA Required 3 MS Powerpoint NA Desired 4 ANSI SQL NA Required 5 SAS NA Required 6 MS-ACCESS NA Desired

* Proficiency Legends
Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

About Cognizant
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