Project Manager, Corporate Services – IT Jobs at IFS in Colombo, Western Province

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IFS company opens jobs for Project Manager, Corporate Services - IT positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 10,000 - රු. 40,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Position:Project Manager, Corporate Services - IT
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Information Technology
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Software Development

Job Description

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 500+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions through the use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

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 accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. 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. If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment.

Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

The position forms part of a Project Management Office and is assigned to a broad range of digitization and IT-related initiatives, some bringing improvements to our internal IT operations, but many targeting the wider IFS business needs. Consequently, the position is required to demonstrate leadership skills, both to the immediate project team and to the wider IFS organization, instilling trust and confidence in our ability to deliver business value. The incumbent will be based in Colombo.

The main responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering successful project outcomes in accordance with defined benefits and deliverables to time, cost and quality;
  • Leading and managing project team(s) and their day to day activities to secure project deliveries aligned to the project objectives;
  • Balancing the right ingredients (structure, information, simplicity, motivation, etc.) for each project to boost the team’s engagement and performance;
  • Managing all aspects of the project life cycle (stakeholders, budget, resources, timeline, quality, risks, handover to operations, procurement, vendor relations, etc.) to secure a healthy project execution and deliveries aligned to the project objectives;
  • Consolidating project performance data (KPIs) and analyzing it to enable informed decision-making;
  • Reporting to the Project Steering Committees and the Project Management Office regarding project status & performance, project risk and risk mitigation and project financial performance;
  • Managing projects in alignment with the CoS project methodology and tools and actively contributing to their continuous improvement;
  • Engaging with co-workers from the PM community through sharing experiences and mentoring;

Undertaking lessons learnt activities following project completion and contributing to continuous improvement activities and initiatives.


Technical Competencies:

  • Extensive experience in managing Technical IT projects and their associated budgets;
  • Proficiency in agile and waterfall project management methodologies and associated project management tools and understanding of the value that each approach brings;
  • Focus on building & maintaining a strong relationship with project stakeholders, respecting their needs and identifying business opportunities;
  • Experience in managing external suppliers and product providers and ensuring their fulfillment of their contractual obligations in accordance with their contribution to the project;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the complete project lifecycle from inception to handover to operational support;
  • Skilled in managing project risks and introducing effective mitigation strategies so as to ensure project delivery to time, cost and quality;
  • Skilled in planning resource requirements and managing their effective allocation within the project so as to secure project objectives and deliverables;
  • Ability to lead workshops, presentations and discussions;
  • Ability to document and communicate complex topics concisely and comprehensively;
  • Experience in facilitating business change through project results including specifically the management of effective communication plans to key stakeholders and attaining their full commitment to the project;
  • Experience of managing virtual, distributed teams remotely comprising members from different backgrounds and cultures.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, both personally and with respect to managing the project team;
  • Act as a leader who can build trustful relationships and effectively leverage successful projects in a global organization;
  • Drive change, delivering on promises, breaking down obstacles and barriers that potentially threaten delivery success;
  • Demonstrate flexibility, bringing together different personalities, roles, skills, and cultures into engaged teams that can effectively leverage project results;
  • See the whole picture and be prepared to adapt and be creative in order to remain aligned with customer expectations in a complex and fast-moving environment;
  • Hold strong communication and interpersonal skills, be fluent in English and share our common mindset.

Required Education & Experience


  • At least 3 years’ experience working in the following areas:
  • Project management including use of tools and formal methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2, PMBOK, waterfall or agile)
  • A solid understanding of common business processes and extensive experience in driving successful IT projects supporting them;
  • Stakeholder management and building the trust of both internal customers and project teams;
  • Reporting to Management/Senior Management regarding project performance (time, cost and quality);
  • Managing technical teams including their day to day tasking and performance management;
  • Experience of IT Service Management processes


  • Formal Project Management Certification
  • Certification in ITIL version 3 and above.

Additional information

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognised leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of more than 4,00 employees supports more than 10,00 customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit:


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  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


IFS is an international business software provider specializing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Founded in 1983, the company is headquartered in Linköping, Sweden, but has offices and partners in over 70 countries. IFS offer a broad portfolio of enterprise software solutions, including ERP, enterprise asset management, service management, and enterprise service management applications.

IFS is a cloud-agnostic enterprise software provider, with deployments ranging from on-premise to cloud and hybrid solutions. To ensure digital transformation success, IFS provides global cloud services, implementation services, and managed services for large-scale enterprise customers.

IFS’s customers come from a variety of industries, including automotive, aviation, construction, energy, financial services, manufacturing, and more. IFS provides robust industry-specific solutions to meet business needs. The company’s ERP solution is an integrated platform for finance, human resources, product development, supply chain, manufacturing, service management, customer relationship management, and more.

In addition to its enterprise solutions, IFS offers powerful analytics and insights tools to unlock data-driven outcomes and maximize operational efficiency. IFS also offers a range of digitalization services to help organizations transition to a digital and agile workplace.

At IFS, the company’s purpose is to help customers grow their business, become more agile, and improve customer service and satisfaction. The company is passionate about innovation and continually strives to create cutting-edge solutions to meet the changing business needs of its customers. IFS is also dedicated to its corporate social responsibility initiatives, which focus on sustainability, education, and the environment.

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