Delivery Director

Short Description

Oracle – Delivery Director

Job Location - Mumbai/ Bangalore


Post Graduate

Job Responsibilities

The focus of your role:
The Delivery Director is responsible for achieving project targets. You’ll work across a number of engagements/projects to:
• Sit across a number of projects either on one client account or many client accounts
• Provide coaching and supervision for the Project Managers
• Run the project monthly status reviews – Financials; Quality and Pipeline
• Support the link between the projects and Capgemini resources
• Verify the financial and commercial integrity of the projects
• Handle escalations made by the Project Manager or clients

What you’ll do
• Ensure delivery against contracts. Manage the change control process
• meet (or exceed) client expectations
• Identify and action opportunities for additional business
• Overall responsibility for project success and achieving engagement targets e.g. margin (as defined in the Internal View) and delivering to agreed timescales
• Management of the project through its lifecycle: Specifically the project baseline, Risks and Issues in Pre project start-up, start-up, execution and closedown
• Ensure the Project Manager produces, maintain and comply with the Programme Governance Plan (PGP)
• Clear and concise status and project reporting, both internal and external, as defined in the PGP
• Accountability for the management of the monthly financial reporting process including preparation of the MR Engagement Report, attendance at the M Review, management of client invoicing and supplier payments
• Support and guide the Project Manager in the management and motivation of the project team members that are assigned to the work you are responsible for, including setting of objectives for direct reports and timely completion of their assignment reviews
• Support and guide the Project Manager in the communications to the project team of the contract including; the project baseline, project status and client feedback
• Achieve/maintain the Capgemini Engagement Management certification level appropriate to level of experience
• Specific financial responsibilities including management of budget, improve DVI, ensure financial reporting is accurate, over-runs dealt with as soon as identified, liaise with project accountant, raise/approve accurate invoices in a timely manner

What you’ll bring 
• Flexible approach. Able to work independently with the client on site when required
• Thorough understanding of UK UPM
• Confidence and gravitas in front of clients, project team and 3rd parties
• Leadership and motivational skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong influencing skills and conflict resolution
• Evidence of a background in, and ability to provide analytical problem solving approach, and structured thinking
• Proven ability to build and maintain productive client relationships
• Experience of creation and motivation of a united team in distributed locations
• Ability to identify, manage and mitigate project risks
• Ability to manage and resolve project issues and risk and escalate them in a timely manner where required
• Ability to manage client obligations
• Accurate management of project scope via the Change Control process
• Complete accurate and realistic resource estimating and timely forecasting
• Ability to manage the acceptance process to conclusion
• Ability to mentor and coach project resources
• Able to identify and develop opportunities for new business. Develop proposals and support the drafting of contracts