Now recruiting: Programme Manager

Now recruiting: Programme Manager

Location: Sri Lanka


The harmonising of Digital capabilities with Physical and Cognitive abilities of humans, require unique and complex projects to be designed and implemented in a Global scale manufacturing conglomerate. The role sits at the very core of all these projects where various such initiatives/ projects across the various Stretchline plants globally need to be “governed and managed” scientifically to make sure that that they serve the purpose meeting the budgets, scope, timelines.

The DNA needed

A programme manager will need to possess leadership and managerial skills to take leadership in implementation of large/ medium/ small scale projects of a wide variety of scope. Risks assessments, Governance, tight management of Project Success Parameters, Stakeholder management are the key attributes that should be in the DNA of this role.

o 5-10 years of ground experience in a large organisation, managing and delivering projects that have significant impact on business strategy successfully

o Strong skills in using Project / Programme management tools

o Articulation skills in English both in the Spoken and Written forms

o Strong appreciation of Risks identification and Mitigation in projects

o Strong understanding and experience in Resource Utilisation and Levelling to bring out the best in the project team and avoid burnouts

o Leading projects with confidence and running a well-designed Governance model for projects

o Clear and concise project reporting to stakeholders

o Ability to self-learn new technologies that are used in projects

o Ability to be the Change Management catalyst in transformational projects

Qualifications desired

o Bachelors Science in Engineering (I.T/ Textile Engineering)

o A business/ marketing degree or equivalent diploma in business/ marketing

o Project Management Professional

o 5-8 years experience in Programme management in a medium to large scale organisations (overseas projects experience is an added advantage)

Organisation Chart

This role will directly report to Global CIO. The role will serve in the Global office overseeing the plant level and global level Industry 4.0 needs and will liaise with the local plant I.T teams closely. Physical work location will be in Sri Lanka, Biyagama zone.

The position – Assistant Manager level

Role within Stretchline

1. Take over the Programme Management Office at Stretchline Global which currently manages the ERP and Planning Systems project implementations / rollouts

2. Bring in all other Digital projects under the PMO

3. Setup a PMO Governance Framework for Stretchline Global which can be used for all key projects that are in progress and also for new projects

4. Develop Project reporting dashboards and resource utilisation dashboards

5. Lead and manage the projects across all Stretchline entities

6. Devise Lessons Learnt frameworks to continuously improve future project implementations