Monday, 12 April 2010

Project Manager Job description - Depa Masih


Project /Practice Management

o Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

o Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

o Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.

o Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.

o Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.

o Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.

o Minimizes our exposure and risk on project.

o Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

o Project Accounting

o Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.

o Manages project budget.

o Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.

o Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.

o Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.

Financial Management

o Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly.

o Understands our pricing model and billing procedures.

o Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

o Assures project legal documents are completed and signed.

Business Development

o Identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project.

o Leads proposal efforts including completing project scoping and LOE assessments.

o Effectively conveys our message in both written and verbal business development discussions.


o Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.

o Holds regular status meetings with project team.

o Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.

o Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.

o Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.

o Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.

o Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Technical Understanding

o Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.

o Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.

o Possesses a thorough understanding of our capabilities.

o Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.



o Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.

o Manages the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests.

o Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.

o Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change .

o Manages the process of innovative change effectively.

o Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.


o Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.

o Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.

o Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.

o Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.

o Mitigates team conflict and communication problems.

o Plans and facilitates regular team activities outside of the office.

Client Management

o Manages day-to-day client interaction.

o Sets and manages client expectations.

o Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.

o Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.

o Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.

o Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives.


Innovator Development

o Conducts effective performance evaluations and mentors those with less experience through formal channels.

o Helps team execute career development plans.

o Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us.

o Trains other innovators and clients through both formal and informal training programs.

o Encourages more junior Innovators to take responsibility for their development within the company.

o Challenges fellow Innovators to progress toward their professional development goals.


Internal Operations

o Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.

o Leads internal teams/task forces

o Approves team members' time and expense reports in a conscientious and timely manner.

o Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate.

o Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.

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