Practice Partner - PMO as a Service

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: Wipro Limited
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 19:16:09

We are Wipro (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a rapidly expanding and leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Services company with over 200,000 employees worldwide, servicing clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com. Wipro has invested significantly in acquisitions, partnerships and start-ups to create a wholly-owned, digital business subsidiary, called Wipro Digital. 

Wipro Digital, together with Designit, is your innovation-led, digital transformation partner that designs and delivers human-shaped experiences for a digital world. We focus on the things that matter – the insights, interactions, integrations, and innovations – that make extraordinary things happen for brands, businesses and their customers. We build multi-disciplinary teams combining strategy, design and technology experts oriented around the customer and their journey.

The ideal candidate will understand exactly how to set up and run PMO as a Service. S/he must have built a team of good PMO consultants to work on multiple transformation initiative. S/he must fully appreciate what undergoing such a transformation journey means for both business and IT owners. S/he must have the ability to influence sceptical customer(s) through such engagements from sales through delivery of outcomes. This will require collaborating with both business and technology executives in shaping and delivering their highly visible, highly impact transformation engagements that will change their status quo in a significant way.

Skills

The ideal candidate profile would be comprised of the following attributes:

  • At least 15 years’ experience in delivering large and complex IT Operating Model, New Ways of Working and/or Projects to Products Transformation engagements as an Engagement Manager or Engagement Leader.
  • Proven track record of setting up PMO practice and team, delivering most complex and challenging agile, traditional and hybrid transformation programs.
  • Deeply conversant with P3MO (Portfolio/Program/Project) Management methodologies
  • Ability to set up and run large PMO/Transformation Office, Ability to leverage resources across multiple programs.
  • Preferred candidate would carry industry accreditation's like PMI-PMP, PgMP, Agile – Scrum / SAFe.
  • Experience working with any of the industry leading PPM / Agile Lifecycle Management Tool (e.g. Clarity, Planview, Primavera, ServiceNow, Jira, Azure Board, GitLab etc.)
  • Experience to advise and manage IT Investment-Portfolio planning, prioritisation, business case / benefit profile validation (or formulation) and strategy implementation in a challenging environment.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing team of PMO Analysts in delivering such engagements and also as a line manager, improved delivery performance, with material improvement of costs and benefits.
  • Proven track record of sensing and responding to new opportunities while delivering work at clients and ensuring it is brought to the attention of Account and Consulting Practice management team.
  • Proven track record of managing multitude of client stakeholders at the C-suite level, their direct reports and anyone of significant importance in your area of work.
  • Responsibilities 

  • Take the overall accountability and responsibility of successfully setting up and running PMO/Transformation Office for IT Operating Model or New Ways of Working Transformation Consulting engagements based on the established scope of work as per the signed contract
  • Build a trusted partner status with the client C-suite stakeholders based on excellent delivery record of the Application Management Services and related Transformation
  • Manage global onshore/offshore PMO teams and the work they are delivering
  • Attract, hire, retain, inspire and manage the new age talent required for the successful AMS delivery for your assigned client(s). Mentor and guide the team members where required
  • Ensure team and self-utilisation at all times based on the quarterly goals and objectives established by your practice.
  • As a senior level consulting specialist, besides delivering your assigned client engagement(s), you will also be required to support ongoing pursuits to win new business at existing or new clients. Such requirements will be discussed with you from time to time for support.
  • Own and achieve the assigned revenue, client satisfaction and team utilisation targets
  • Motivate your team members and also yourself to write about the delivery successes as white papers and thought leadership articles that are published in reputed forums in the industry. Also, find opportunities to present jointly at industry forums. Co-authoring and co-presenting with clients is highly encouraged and will be a plus.
  • Refer and identify suitable talent for the consulting practice and support their hiring from time to time
  • With our business almost doing a complete 180 degree shift in the last 18 months, changing our model, our ethos and the way we truly partner with our customers around the world, we’re looking for people who always find new boundaries to cross - a future Wiproite who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We look for leaders in every aspect, not just job title, so if you see a problem, take ownership of the solution.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Wipro

  • Flexible working culture
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Flexibility to put your family first at all times
  • Ongoing training and development to help you reach your full potential
  • Collaborative team - positive and empathetic people who love to laugh either through social distancing in the office or virtually from home!
  • Fun team with high-growth hustle
  • Team building, fun activities and social events
  • Career Progression
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