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Manager - Digital

Date:  17-Jul-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  Common


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

  • Experience in leading technical teams in an Agile environment is required, Scrum master certification desirable.
  • To closely work with business teams to understand and document the business requirements. Liaise with the technology team to come up with solutions to meet business needs.
  • To provide development leadership based on in-depth product and techno-functional knowledge in eCommerce, digital, and mobile technologies.
  • To create and oversee project schedules; ensure timely completion through all phases; take lead on quality and compliances to enterprise standards.
  • To work as an integral part of a technically diversified team that consists of developers, architects, and QAs to ensure that agile stories being played support the release plan defined by the product teams and are delivered with high quality to businesses.
  • To Lead and engage in internal and external communications regarding all aspects of the project, including technical discussions.
  • Experience in Conducting Discovery Workshops, Scoping, and Estimating, Project Planning and Execution, Business Stakeholder Management, Vendor Management, etc.,
  • As a Scrum master, leading all agile ceremonies including daily standups, iteration planning, story huddles, retrospectives and creation of velocity, burn-up charts, defect density, etc.,
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication skills, time management, with a proven ability to do this at a management level internally and externally.
  • Good to have experience in digital marketing implementations for eCommerce & digital projects.


Profile Description

  • Graduate or Post Graduate in B.E/B.Tech or equivalent field, OR a combination of relevant education and experience
  • 10 to 12 years of strong, professional experience with about a minimum of 2-3 years in Project Management
  • Should have strong domain expertise and in-depth knowledge in building and delivering digital applications
  • Should have good consulting experience in various implementation and rollout projects with project management experience
  • Knowledge of Agile implementation methodologies is a must
  • Should demonstrate good managerial and problem-solving skills
  • Should possess good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

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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