Job Purpose :
Responsible to manage and deliver solutions from Core Banking platform. Work with technology business partners and Project Managers for prioritization, planning, execution and delivery of Business demand.
Assist the Management for the above and in achieving performance goals and KPIs.
Key Result Areas
Work closely with Technology business partner and business owners for prioritization of URFs and Projects.
Provide plan for prioritized URFs and projects.
Provide periodic status updates for planned and prioritized URFs and projects.
Ensure all project milestones are completed within planned Schedule.
All projects are delivered within agreed budget with minimum risks.
Ensure All projects / solutions are approved by architect & Solution Delivery committee
Smooth handover to Support team with proper documentation (FS sign off, Test case and plan sign off, UAT sign off, Production release, change control and post production sanity confirmation)
Ensure delivery of URFs raised in the bank by various business units and ensure the solution delivered are meeting the business value and adherence to Technology and Enterprise architecture Policy and standards.
Ensure strict adherence to Banks Enterprise architecture design principles and Hollow the Core strategy in all problem solving and solution designing opportunities.
Quality, cost and schedule management of assigned technology URFs and projects
Implement change management process for all change deliverables in Technology.
Optimized technology solution delivery based on business requirements, existing applications, latest technology trends, total cost to operate, scalability and stability.
Focus on regulatory, control & audit requirements and manage all known risks related to team and projects.
Implement and deliver optimized Technology delivery for all changes working with Business, Operations, Project Managers, Application Owners, Technology Operations, Architects, ISG and Vendors.
Minimize cost on technology deliverables by utilizing existing applications.
Build and maintain strong relationship with business partners across all levels.
Liaise with all functional teams and other stakeholders on ensuring smooth closure of issues / concerns raised by business.
Accountable for the appropriateness of technology solutions delivered to assigned business / support units of the bank.
Deliver and support business analysis, solution and UAT management
Manage escalations on production issues.
Ensure that the management is (at all times) informed of all risks, issues and their status.
Adhere to bank’s policies, procedures, guidelines and code of conduct
Operating Environment, Framework and Boundaries, Working Relationships
Influence Vendors to deliver Technology as per optimized Quality, timelines and cost
Manage vendors pertinent to the assigned project and solution delivery area, and influence to get delivery
Ensure that all assigned Technology projects have got approvals from ISG, Enterprise architecture, Hardware sizing and also meets all Audit controls.
Manage and Resolve all Escalations on Technology deliveries due to technology or Business constraints and find solutions without impacting the cost and timelines
Ability to provide innovative solutions and influence senior management to take critical decisions by providing recommendations.
Manage and deliver all assigned technology Initiatives by following all technology standards and procedures and also deliver business value with minimum cost and time lines
Provide cost effective, business friendly and quality technology solutions which should ensure scalability and stability
Provide innovative approaches to Business problems by utilizing existing applications and cost effective methods
Portfolio Management of assigned projects within time and budget
Decision making on Critical Risk mitigation items in assigned Projects
Influence Vendors for Technology deliverables
Decision Making Authority & Responsibility
Technology Solution approach for assigned URFs and Projects
Cost and Quality management of Projects in the capacity of Tech Lead
Enforce Technology standards and procedures
Vendor selection and management
Knowledge, Skills and Experience :
Domain Knowledge in Financial Services
Functional and technology knowledge on major banking applications
Exposure of managing Complex Banking Projects
Latest technology trends in Banking
Cross border team management experience.
Strong organizational, team building and leadership qualities.
Strong Portfolio / Program management and general management skills.
10 to 12 years of experience
Certification in technology will be added advantage
Competencies : COMPETENCY
1-Basic 4- Sr. Managerial)
Influence and Negotiation
Commitment to Results
Domain Knowledge in Financial Services Functional and technology knowledge on major banking applications Exposure of managing Complex Banking Projects Latest technology trends in Banking Cross border team management experience.
Strong organizational, team building and leadership qualities. Strong Portfolio / Program management and general management skills.
Stakeholder Management 10 to 12 years of experience Certification in technology will be added advantage