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Program Manager / Product Owner - Aerospace & Defense (Fixed Term Contract)

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Product, Operations
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 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

At IFS we call this role Program Manager. In many other companies this role is often referred to as a Product Manager and/or a Product Owner. A Program Manager is a leader within our organization and the success or failure of a program lies with that leader.

A Program Manager at IFS is responsible for realizing the intended value of decided investment cases. A program manager is the voice of the customer, provides technical thought leadership, and ensures that we deliver the intended value on time, on budget, and with the right quality, resulting in great customer adoption and high customer satisfaction.

This role is responsible for driving the delivery of investment cases, sometimes multiple investment cases at the same time. He or she is part of a development team during the life of the investment case, and may work across multiple teams. The program manager is responsible for defining the scope of the software solution and creating conceptual designs to solve our customers' business problems.

Coordination, sequencing and prioritization within the set scope, as well as ensuring development is on track is part of the day to day job. A program manager works across all aspects of the development cycle, from scope definition, design, estimating, planning, scheduling of resources, through to the actual development, testing, quality assurance, delivery to market and ongoing support.

A program manager is an evangelist who inspires colleagues, customers and partners both internally and externally. This also includes explaining plans, demonstrating product capabilities and presenting our vision, strategy and roadmap. He or she continuously works to expand domain knowledge, pro-actively shares knowledge and experience, and guides others. Interacting and collaborating effectively across all parts of R&D and the wider organization is a must to succeed.

Qualifications

  • University degree, or equivalent professional qualifications, in a field relevant for the functional area of responsibility.
  • Good understanding of one or more of our target industries (Aerospace & Defense) and domain product/technology offerings as well as the business application processes for our target customers.
  • Experience from relevant industries and markets, and are used to interact with customers and partners.
  • Used to prioritize and take decisions.
  • Experience in agile development methodology.
  • Used to presenting, leading, and inspiring people.

Additional Information

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

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance.

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 ifs.com.

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.