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IT Project Manager (New Delhi, India)


Client: United Nations

Position: Contractor via IdealStaffs Consulting

Duration: 6 months renewable depending on performance

Location: New Delhi, India or within commuting distance.

Teleworking: Yes, able to work on-site when requested



To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.


IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for an IT Project Manager with experience and knowledge with Office 365 and Exchange Messaging / Migration Services. The ideal Project Manager will have experience in Agile development life-cycle, with the ability to lead scrum teams.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute and control projects or manage components of a large complex project which typically impact critical operations or multiple user groups

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget

  • Create, maintain and execute the Project Plan

  • Manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate techniques

  • Manage project issues and risks

  • Manage project resources and track project costs

  • Track and monitor project progress against plan, requirements, quality measures, standard processes and report performance using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Manage project communications, including schedule, to liaise with project board and respective stakeholders during the entire project lifecycle.

  • Create and maintain project management documents throughout the lifecycle of the project from Start Up to Closure.

  • Execute a proper Project Closure, including transition to operation, financial and lessons learnt. Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

  • Manage a complex project portfolio


Required Skills and Experience:

  • At least 8 years of IT work experience

  • More than 5 years of experience in managing IT projects (Agile/Scrum, Prince2/PMI)

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner certification / Program Management (MSP)

  • Knowledge on any of the following areas would be preferred:

- Office 365 and Exchange Messaging / Migration Services.

- Infrastructure, ERP Applications and Cloud Hosting / Migration services

- Application Development, Blockchain, Automation (RPA)

- Data & Analytic, ServiceNow

  • Experience in managing projects in a multi-cultural environment

  • Experience in managing remote teams

  • Expert knowledge of English is required.

  • Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage


Desirable skills and experience:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills;

  • A high degree of initiative, being independent and able to work with little supervision;

  • A high level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgement and maturity;

  • Ability to deliver quality results.

  • Experience with Jira or some other Agile development tools

  • Excellent technical documentation skills, and ability to deliver technical trainings

  • Customer-centric approach to delivery

  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks and comfortable with short deadlines

  • Basic knowledge of other recognized UN languages is desirable

  • Understanding of the UN system is desirable

  • Experience in managing projects in a multi-cultural environment

  • Experience in managing remote teams

  • Expert knowledge of English is required.

  • Creativity/ ability to find innovative solutions

Required Soft Skills:

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.

  • Communicating: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.

  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Demonstrates the ability to work constructively with people of all backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.

  • Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity. Seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.

  • Producing results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.

  • Moving forward in a changing environment: Is open to and proposes new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.

Desirable certifications:

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field








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