Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Senior Project Manager, R&D PMO

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager based in Sri Lanka to join the PMO team within the COO office in IFS R&D!

The main focus of the COO Office is to enable the R&D organization to rollout high-quality products by ensuring planning and execution of our product releases, aligned ways of working, project management and communication according to the Rhythm of the Business.

As a Senior Project Manager in R&D Project Management Office, you will become part of a team who are responsible for driving strategic programs and projects as well as business transformation initiatives that are key to the future success of R&D. You will be responsible for effective project planning as well as project communication and reporting, stakeholder management, change and risk management and the facilitation of collaboration amongst teams.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Lead the planning, facilitating, execution and following up on cross functional programs, projects and initiatives run by the COO Office and other parts of R&D.
  • Manage programs and projects within scope, budget, and quality expectations.
  • Manage project risks and change management.
  • Create documentation, presentations and surveys connected to programs, projects, and initiatives.
  • Proactively report progress to the identified stakeholders and communicate results to the wider team.
  • Act on feedback to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Continuously develop and enhance your knowledge of our technologies, target industries and customers

Sounds interesting? Then join us as our new Senior Project Manager!


To be a successful Project Manager within R&D, having a positive attitude and a “can-do” mindset is key. We expect you to “think outside the box” and be a front runner when it comes to challenging status quo in the strive for improvements. You are open-minded, self-driven, take initiative and a quick learner.

We are looking for a person that:

  • Possess minimum seven years of documented experience in project management.
  • Come with a solid project management toolbox.
  • Have solid experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Have experience from a global organization working across various cultures and time zones.
  • Are confident in making decisions and ensuring execution.
  • Are excellent at managing change and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Have a proven ability to prioritize, negotiate and resolve conflicts across multiple initiatives.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have an operational focus and are not afraid to get their hands dirty.

Professional qualifications and proven results within Project Management is a must!

Additional Information

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible.

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

IFS Fact
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 6,000+ employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at