Manager, Projects (Corporate Development Office) At BRIDGEWATER


Position : Manager, Projects (Corporate Development Office)The Project and Business Development Manager will be responsible for the planning and implementation of business development initiatives of the company, often spearheading these activities. The manager will pursue opportunities identified by the Senior Executives, handling the oversight and development of corporate strategies to support business growth and stability.

The manager will also play a crucial role in providing centralized oversight and support for the organization’s projects and programs.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and implement strategies to develop new opportunities or acquire new businesses. This further requires you to:

  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modeling for senior company leadership.
  • Develop and manage relationships with business partners in order to generate new business opportunities.
  • Align projects and programs with the organization’s strategic goals, ensuring that resources are allocated to initiatives that support the company’s long-term objectives.
  • Establish and promote best practices, methodologies, and standardized project management processes across the organization to ensure that projects are executed consistently and efficiently.
  • Manage the organization’s project portfolio, working with leadership to prioritize projects, allocate resources, and ensure alignment with the company’s strategic goals.
  • Assist leadership to optimize resource allocation, ensuring that the right people with the right skills are assigned to projects.
  • Track project performance and provide regular reporting to stakeholders. This will include monitoring key performance indicators, milestones, budgets, and risks to ensure that projects are on track.
  • Identify and assess risks associated with the organization’s project portfolio and develop strategies to mitigate or manage those risks effectively. This will include establishing risk management standards and practices for the organization.
  • Ensure that projects adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements, industry standards, and organizational policies.
  • Implement quality management processes and ensure that projects meet predefined quality standards. This may include conducting project audits and reviews.
  • Maintain a repository of project documentation, lessons learned, and historical data, valuable for future projects and can help in continuous improvement.
  • Provide training and support to project managers and team members, helping them improve their project management skills and knowledge.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between project teams, sponsors, and other stakeholders, helping to ensure that everyone is aligned and informed.
  • Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc requests
  • Conduct forecasting and scenario analysis modeling
  • Develop and implement project budgets and forecasts.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to a team of associates / analysts who help execute projects.
Required profile for job ad : Manager, Projects (Corporate Development Office)Competencies

The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Key competencies include:

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Proficiency in Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Power BI or any other analytical tool

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related course (a degree in engineering in additions is an advantage)
  • An MBA or equivalent.
  • PMP a must, other certifications desirable.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project management.

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