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Senior Manager - Digital

Date:  01-May-2022
Country:  India
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

  • Responsible for leading and managing a technical team with a focus on app/product development. Works with Internal and external parties to develop and maintain the secure, and scalable app.
  • Prepare detailed project plans and strategies for the implementation of engagement within the standards of project management methodologies
  • Track and monitor the progress of all the sprints
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Need to work collaboratively with all the stakeholders including Business & product owners to make sure that it meets the functional expectations
  • Communicate to all levels of management project milestones, status updates, as well as any existing or potential issues
  • Provide direction to project teams including assigning individual responsibilities, tasks, and technical functions
  • Explore opportunities for continuous improvement in the product/solution and drive it to closure
  • Explore opportunities for Innovation, do POCs or Pilots and scale it for full-scale delivery.


Profile Description

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in Computer Science or in any relevant discipline with a minimum of 12+ years’ experience in managing IT projects end to end especially in Digital App / Product development
    • Experience in Java/J2EE with MSA architecture
    • Should have good Technical knowledge in Mobile Technologies
    • Should be familiar with Azure deployment using Dockers / Kubernates
    • Lead the definition of DevOps model including continuous integration and testing in an agile development environment.
  • Extensive technical knowledge with a broad exposure to tools, techniques and industry standards to apply in the creation of estimates, designs, and architectures
  • Proven experience in Agile Project Management
  • Should have good experience in building Digital apps / Products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Manage and work relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Risk management to minimize project risks
  • Excellent work ethics with a strong penchant for working in a challenging environment
  • Strong system analysis and design skills and demonstrated ability in rolling out solution development tools within an organization are necessary

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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