Integration Portfolio Lead - London - Permanent - Cognizant Technology

Recruiter
Cognizant
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Within Cognizant's Enterprise Application Services Horizontal, Integrated Process Management (IPM) is one of the World’s largest Integration Middleware and Process Management groups. With significant experience, gained over a decade of delivering large-scale, complex, cutting-edge cross industry Integration & Process Management solutions we use the most appropriate tools and techniques, covering Digital Integration (SMAC Integration, API Management, IoT Integration), Intelligence & Insights (BAM, Complex Event Processing, BRMS, Real-Time Analytics), Business Process Management (BPMS, BPA), Enterprise Integration (ESB, EAI, SOA) & Partner Management (B2B, MFT) to increase an organisations capabilities by allowing applications to assume new roles in the business. Our service offerings are equipped with new-generation solutions, frameworks and methodologies, powered by industry best-practices & extensive knowledge repositories, all of which help Cognizant deliver unique value to our clientsJob SummaryClient facing, the Integration Portfolio lead will be responsible for Governance, Project and Delivery management of all the integration projects. The role will require someone who has good project management and Integration delivery experience together with senior stakeholder management skills and high levels of gravitas.In addition, you’ll need to be comfortable interacting with internal and external teams spread across onshore & offshore locations. Excellent communication skills, integration project delivery and stakeholder management are a must.Role and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall management of the Integration Centre
  • First point of contact from Supplier Perspective and representing Cognizant delivery to the senior client stakeholders
  • Provide inputs for management status reviews and leadership meetings (in consultation with the Account Manager)
  • Monitor and Manage Integration Centre budget and quality KPI’s and report on supplier delivery performance
  • Understand and maintain a Integration Centre Portfolio Forecasting horizon for Integration initiatives
  • Drive Process Improvements - defect prevention, estimation variance, budget variance
  • Responsible and accountable for Supplier delivery of integration activities
  • Review estimates to ensure consistency along with Integration Architect & Delivery Manager
  • Perform risk management to ensure resolution through appropriate actions
  • Oversight & work prioritization with the Integration Delivery Manager & Integration Lead Architect Perform regular meetings with the Programme team and the leadership
  • Maintain & coordinate continuous service improvement plans
  • Support client in strategic initiatives
  • Line management of Supplier personnel
  • Maintain work-life balance for the team – ensure breaks at defined milestones for leave, training, etc.
Experience
  • Demonstrated program management skills with integration delivery
  • Demonstrable project leadership skills, with direct responsibility for managing project teams, budget and schedule
  • Demonstrated history of delivering high quality results on schedule and within budget
  • Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead both small and enterprise-wide engagements, facilitate meetings and effectively managing client escalations
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure
  • Has experience in Integration project delivery

About Cognizant
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 205 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.


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