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Manager - PMO

Date:  23-Jan-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Digital
Sub-Function:  Digital


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

Digital Olam is a brand-new group with the energy, drive, and brave thinking attitude that is needed to bring innovation to Olam. Our job is to accelerate the impact of digital transformation by partnering closely with our business units, we prototype ideas, test them in real business scenarios, and quickly adapt the solution. Combining data science, human-centered design, and the latest rapid development techniques—such as agile, micro services and DevOps—we help Olam deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses.

We are Digital Olam!!!

Job Description

Should own the End to End ownership for all project management related activities
Collecting Program Status Information, updating work plans, manage project budgets, identify risks, issues and changes, collect details from technology managers and leads at routine intervals
Use project management tools like MS project/ excel to create schedule, efforts and track progress
Optimize resource plans across projects
Strong Experience on managing the Agile projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Report and escalate to management as needed
Collaborate with tech teams and vendors to enhance delivery of projects
Ensure high quality of OLAM standards and brand consistency in all IT projects 

Profile Description

Proven work experience as a Project Management Professional in managing central PMO.
Should have 10+ years of IT experience in the areas of project management and establishing the process & standards and Agile way of executing the projects 
Good hands on-experience in multi-tasking, tracking and monitoring projects and updating status on program level
End-to-end ownership on project execution and ensure that its been delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Good experience on using Project Management and reporting tools
Have sound analytical and problem solving skills
Preferable be a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Need to work collaborately with all the stake-holders including Business & product owners to make sure that it meets the functional expectations

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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