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Business Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description

  • Responsible to deliver project on time within the available budget and scope, managing the available resources and seeing to it that the project is executed on time.

  • Should have a background in business; and the must-have skills needed to excel in this position are excellent management, budgeting, and analysis skills.

  • Heads the project team, skilled at getting the best out of projects and team.

  • Need to plan, supervise, and ensure the timely completion of projects; by working with projects teams, top management team of an organization, making sure to organize, coordinate, and prioritize on projects that are in line with the achievement of the firm or business general objectives or goals.

  • Ensure that the project team is provided with the relevant resources needed for the efficient and timely execution of the project(s). prioritizes and/or gives preference to activities or projects that will lead to the attainment of the business's objectives,

  • Responsible for coordinating internal resources and vendors for the smooth execution of the project(s)

  • Ensure that project(s) are delivered on time and within the budget and scope

  • Responsible for the availability and efficient allocation of resources

  • Responsible for the development of a detailed project plan to monitor the progress

  • Responsible for developing project(s) objectives and scopes, involving all relevant stakeholders and also ensuring technical feasibility of the project(s)

  • Responsible for managing the changes in project scope, schedule, and cost

  • Measure project performance using the appropriate tools and techniques

  • Perform risk management analysis in order to minimize project risk

  • Create and maintain project documentation

  • Responsible for managing the relationship with clients and stakeholders

  • Responsible for establishing and managing the relationship with vendors.

  • Hires, trains, and evaluates new employees.

  • Prepares reports for management.

  • Develops and implements budgets

Candidate Description

  • Must possess excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both spoken and written English

  • Must possess good organizational skills and must pay attention to details

  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize assignments

  • Must have a good background in a business related field of study

  • Must have experience working in a similar role or as a project administrator

  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft office applications

  • Must possess good interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to plan and manage efficiently

  • Must have good leadership and analytical skills.

Employer Description

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.