Senior Consultant -Program Management, SeMT, Tamil Nadu

National Institute for Smart Government

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Roles and Responsibilities

Title: Senior Consultant – Program Management

Location: Chennai

No. Of Positions: 1 (One)


  • BE / B Tech / MCA / MSc / ME / M Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field.
  • 15+ years of experience in IT/Consulting services
  • At least 5+ years experience in leading large IT projects


  • Responsible for the complete project life cycle starting from requirements gathering through solution development, deployment and operations.
  • Co-ordinate with department stakeholders to understand the department s e-Governance needs, digital transformation requirements and assessment of existing processes & IT systems.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure success of digital transformation initiatives.
  • Coordinate across cross-functional projects, proactively identifying dependencies and risks between different projects
  • Participate in development of RFPs, bid process management and assist in evaluation of bids.
  • Establish project standards, guidelines, reporting mechanisms etc.,
  • Drive adherence to project standards and ensure that project deliverables/initiatives are interoperable, secure and scalable as per project goals.
  • Prepare periodic status reports and present to stakeholders.
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews.
  • Ensure the deliverables follow e-Gov standards, Guideline for Indian Government Website (GIGW), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Localization, standards and policies etc. issued from time to time by GoI/GoTN.
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key release information.
  • Review and co-ordinate activities to ensure readiness for security, disaster recovery and business continuity objectives.
  • Review the operations and service level adherence of system integrators and other vendors.
  • Co-ordinate change management processes and monitoring SLAs during O&M.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the process.
  • Support the user departments in the roll out of awareness and communication efforts.

Technical Skills:

  • Experienced in driving the solution development/implementation of enterprise class IT systems for Government/Public sector/Private Sector Entities.
  • Experience in Agile Project Management implementation using agile methodologies (Iterative, Scrum, Kanban). Certifications in Agile methodologies such as CSM/A-CSM/CSP-SM is highly desirable.
  • Able to manage partners through clear understanding and ability to apply the concepts of risk management, conflict management, stakeholder management and change management.
  • Proven ability to lead, monitor and motivate internal & partner engineering teams.
  • Experience in designing/managing projects adopting Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies.
  • Knowledge of/experience with information security standards is highly desirable.

Business Requirement:

  • Ability to quickly understanding business requirements and proposing reference architectures and technology solutions.
  • Ability to drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation.
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex material to wide range of audiences in plain language.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage projects, set time frames, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as team player, comfortable with fast paced, changing environment and ambiguity.

For details regarding current e-governance projects please visit the following state and NeGD website


NeGD :

Last date to apply- 6th August 2021

  • Salary would depend on candidate’s current compensation.


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