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Project Manager

Employer
Fidelity International
Location
FIL Bengaluru, India
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Sector
Project and Program Management
Role
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About the Opportunity
Job Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: 19 April 2024

Job Description

Title: Project Manager/ Product Manager

Department: FIL India Technology: Investment Solutions and Services - Asset Management Operations Technology

Location: Bangalore, India

Level : 5

We're proud to have been helping our clients build better financial futures for over 50 years. How have we achieved this? By working together - and supporting each other - all over the world. So, join our team and feel like you're part of something bigger.

Department Description

Investment Solutions and Services offers Fidelity's investment expertise to wholesale, institutional and other professional investing clients. We provide these clients with funds in which, they and their clients can invest, or segregated mandates which are bespoke solutions. We invest our clients' money in a range of asset classes inc. equities, fixed income and real estate inc. derivatives; we also offer multi-asset products which invest across these and other asset classes and in third party fund products. We aspire to offer the most innovative and appropriate investment solutions to our clients, and also to support their evolving business needs by unbundling our capabilities to add our expertise to their capabilities

Global Asset Management Operations is made up of approximately 420 people across 9 locations. The AMO business area is responsible for the operational processing of funds managed by Fidelity. The organisation's primary focus is on providing high quality operational services to both the investment business and our clients.

The site covers information on the majority of teams including Asset Valuation, Fund Accounting, Publishing, TMS, Corporate Actions, Performance & Attribution, Vendor Relationship Management, Statutory Fund Documentation and Service Implementation.

Purpose of your role

The position is for a highly motivated Project Manager/Product Manager who will be responsible for end to end delivery of software products (systems, applications and platforms) for use by FIL's business team. The successful candidate shall oversee all aspects of an engagement(s) using planning, monitoring, and controlling processes as per the Fidelity guidelines and standards, and shall be responsible for managing the pipeline of Products, completion of projects on time, on budget and meeting the requirements. To this end, PM will perform a variety of tasks including business stakeholder management, coordinating all resources and stakeholders, planning and setting milestones, assigning responsibilities and monitoring, creating high performing project teams and form excellent working relationships with senior customer representatives across multiple business and System teams.

The right candidate will
  • Exhibit a high level ownership and also look at continuous improvement opportunities
  • Influence business and technology stakeholders
  • Facilitate clear communication and collaboration
  • Understand modern programming and testing constructs and be able to leverage the best methodology for the product(s)
  • Lead, develop and work with a high performing, self-organised & cross functional team

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead end-to-end delivery of IT projects using latest methodologies such as Agile and DevOps with key focus areas being delivery management, stakeholder management and people management
  • Establish and uphold Agile values and principles including collaboration with different teams, fostering a culture of understanding business value, team empowerment and self- organization, continuous improvement and flexibility to adapt to emerging business needs.
  • Effective communicator
  • Exhibits good problem-solving skills and proactive approach towards resolving impediments
  • Work with business teams and business analysts to design and deliver solution
  • Work with Technical team in estimating the work and challenge them back
  • Plan the delivery schedule including tasks, milestones, and dependencies keeping the full resources utilization in mind
  • Monitor the progress of a project and ensure regular publishing of status report, quality metrics and timely call out the risks/issues in Program Impediment calls
  • Track the risks and issues and proactively work on resolution and mitigation approach
  • Own the feature scrums and work closely with technical team to establish the roadmap for components
  • Manage medium size programs and bringing different teams together
  • Ensure that project activities are undertaken and completed as per the Fidelity processes and standards
  • Provide recommendations and help direct reports with talent management, objective setting, career development, job rotations, fair and timely appraisals, pipeline management, training, international opportunities, and identification of high potentials, under-performers.
  • Manage vendor staff as needed and according to the agreed contract(s).
  • Create an efficient and effective organisation structure..

Experience and Qualifications

  • BE/ B - Tech / MCA.
  • 10 - 12 years overall experience within IT
  • 2+ years of experience in managing projects of Products

Essential Skills

  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach and learn from others
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
  • Experience in delivering and maintaining products (including 3rd party vendor apps) with cross geography teams is a plus
  • Experience of tools like JIRA, Confluence page, MS Office etc. is desired.
  • It will be good if resource is has experience in delivering enterprise applications across technology stacks like programming languages (like Java), Data (Oracle), Integration technologies (MQ), and DevOps tools
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment

Desirable Skills / Experience
  • Understanding of any Public Cloud like AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Leadership skills having acumen of working in data warehouse delivery projects
  • Ability to analyse complex issues and provide solutions.
  • Ability to visualise the automation of manual tasks and work with the teams to get them to closure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong team player
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment
  • The successful candidate must be highly motivated, fast learner, flexible, willing to assume responsibility, and deliver quality work on time
  • Ability to interact with multiple technology and business teams
  • Passionate about learning landscape of the department.
  • Ability to multi-task under demanding conditions

Feel rewarded

For starters, we'll offer you a comprehensive benefits package. We'll value your wellbeing and support your development. And we'll be as flexible as we can about where and when you work - finding a balance that works for all of us. It's all part of our commitment to making you feel motivated by the work you do and happy to be part of our team. For more about our work, our approach to dynamic working and how you could build your future here, visit careers.fidelityinternational.com.

For more about our work, our approach to dynamic working and how you could build your future here, visit careers.fidelityinternational.com.

Company

Looking after you and your future

Here at Fidelity International, we care about people. You’ll have the freedom to take control of your career while we support your development in an environment surrounded by smart, passionate people. Simply because we believe that growth is key for long-term success. That’s why we provide regular training, mentoring and networking opportunities across the business - to support you and hone your skills as you progress within your current role and beyond. Our end goal is to help one another achieve the best personal and business outcomes.

We invest in you

Helping our people develop is at the core of our business. We believe that everyone should have the freedom to move in a direction that feels right for them. Career development isn’t a simple training course, or a qualification – it’s about satisfying curiosity and every individual’s goals, both professional and personal. We constantly look for new ways to help our people enjoy a fulfilling and long-term career at Fidelity.

What we have to offer

Depending on your location and job role, we offer benefits that are flexible and adaptable to your life stages, career and family circumstances. The benefits are designed to benefit both you and your family with support for physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Healthcare, medical checks and helplines - benefits to support mental and physical well-being for you and your family

Pensions, savings and discounts - retirement and savings that provide for your future

Life cover, company sick pay and family leave - financial protection that offers piece of mind should the unexpected occur

Our differences make us stronger

If you work here, you’ll find that we care deeply about creating a supportive place where all our people feel valued and free to be themselves. For us, commitment to Diversity and Inclusion is not only right, it’s critical for a healthy culture and leads to better business outcomes. That’s why we have an environment where all our differences are welcomed and celebrated.

Over the years, we have made huge progress on Diversity and Inclusion. But we are dedicated to improving and will continue to progress on creating an environment that reflects the full diversity of the communities where we work, and on making sure that all our people feel they belong.

Our strategy

We have set three company-wide priorities for our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy:

Diversity - Increase the diversity of people at all levels of our organisation

Inclusivity - Strengthen our inclusive culture where everyone’s voice is heard

Reputation - Enhance our presence with clients and communities as an inclusive company

How we encourage inclusion and diversity

At Fidelity, we value and respect all the differences that make us who we are, including: age, cultural background, ethnicity and race; disability and mental health, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and social background. Our activities focus on these global priorities:

Cultural diversity

With 46 offices across 27 countries, we have a wonderfully diverse community and have respect for different cultures, nationalities, ethnicities and beliefs.

Enable

We are committed to improving accessibility and enablement for our employees with different abilities and health conditions.

Gender

We are dedicated to achieving a greater gender balance and narrowing the gender pay gap.

LGBT+

We embrace our LGBT+ employees and communities, and support people to express their sexual orientation and gender identity at work.

Fidelity for Everyone

Each of our regions has a Fidelity for Everyone network which aims to involve our people in supporting and strengthening inclusion and diversity through speaker events and activities. We also host networking events and provide opportunities for people to let us know how we can improve.

Here’s how we support and encourage accessibility and enablement:

  • Signatory of The Valuable 500 to make disability a business leadership issue
  • Enable disabled employees and job candidates to perform to the best of their ability through making reasonable adjustments
  • Our Mental Health Champions promote an open culture around mental health
  • Celebrate business success stories of our disabled role models
  • Uphold best practice digital accessibility standards for employees and customers

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