Senior Project Manager

New Delhi, India
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Are you Interested in working at a fast-growing insurance provider that aims to improve the lives of underserved communities? Are you a project management professional looking for an opportunity to take ownership, drive results and make an impact? Look no further because MicroEnsure is the place for you!

MicroEnsure is a specialist provider of insurance to the mass market with more than 42 million customers in markets across Africa and Asia. Their products are aimed at helping uninsured people in emerging markets to mitigate the risks they face each day.

MicroEnsure is looking for a talented and entrepreneurial Senior Project Manager to help overall project management of implementation projects across multiple countries in Asia and Africa. The senior project manager is responsible for overall success of the project/s and will take a hands-on approach as necessary to ensure that project progress is maintained as required.

What’s on offer: A highly competitive salary (20-40 lacs CTC), based on your experience. This role reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of MicroEnsure.

Detailed responsibilities:
Manage external and internal projects (end to end) in multiple countries and distribution sectors (telecom, banking, and other aggregators) across workstreams
Work with COO, business development and country teams to scope out and plan projects
Develop and maintain up-to-date project plans that cover all phases of projects including analysis/design, implementation, testing and rollout
Plan and manage various workstreams and resources of projects within agreed parameters of requirements, cost, duration
Act as the key point of contact with clients and partners during project implementation and regular updates to ensure responsibilities and dependencies are managed effectively
Create project documentation including project definition documentation, roles and responsibilities definitions, risks and issues logs, project plans and project reports
Remove any blockages to the projects and escalate these as appropriate to the project sponsor and/or COO
Ensure that appropriate project governance structure and processes are in place in accordance with the D-Gate framework and any specific client/government requirements for the project. Also ensure that deliverables are provided in a timelymanner for each D-Gate decision
Help in testing phases of the projects and development of any project documentation (like user manuals, policy documentation and marketing materials
Work with COO to establish a project management office function, with associated processes, procedures, and documentation

Desired Candidate Profile

9+ years of work experience with at least 6 years in project management / program management
Experience operating across emerging markets
Ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders, across a range of seniorities and geographies
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including Influencing and negotiating skills
Willing to travel to MicroEnsure offices in different emerging countries across Asia and Africa

Qualifications/certifications in project management
Experience in technology /software project implementation
Experience in financial services and insurance sectors