R&D People Operations Officer (COO Office) Jobs at IFS in Colombo, Western Province

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IFS company opens jobs for R&D People Operations Officer (COO Office) positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Research, Analyst, & 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. 13,000 - රු. 50,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Position:R&D People Operations Officer (COO Office)
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Analyst, Information Technology, Research
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

We are looking for a People Operations Officer based in Sri Lanka to join the COO Office in R&D.

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

As a People Operations Officer, your main tasks will be to support the operational tasks related to People within R&D. You will play a central role in developing, implementing, documenting, and coordinating operational activities connected to people in collaboration with leadership teams across R&D as well as global HR.

Examples of tasks could be:

  • Ensure updates and communication around our Rhythm of Business relative to organization milestones
  • Prepare onboarding programs for our new joiners
  • Facilitate and follow up of R&D career models and career pathways
  • R&D process optimization and documentation
  • Create and analyse R&D organization reports, including summaries and actions
  • Tracking & reporting follow-up and action on employee surveys
  • Work in partnership with Global HR Services organization on behalf of R&D as required


To be a successful People Operations Officer your attitude is key. You are open-minded, self-driven, take initiative, a quick learner, and are able to engage with both stakeholders and employees across all levels of the organization. You are operational in all you do and not afraid to get your hands dirty contributing to a task or assignment.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A Degree (or equivalent) preferably in the field of Business Management.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience with operational people tasks within a global organization, working across various cultures and time-zones.
  • Passion for People, with experience in onboarding, learning and development initiatives.
  • Track record of delivering people related projects and initiatives.
  • The ability to prioritize work effectively, while working on multiple initiatives.
  • A structured approach and good coordination skills.
  • An eye for details and a mind for numbers.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook). Experience working with JIRA and Confluence would be advantageous.
  • Experience working with ATS or HRIS, would be advantageous.

Sounds interesting? Then join us as our new People Operations Officer

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 4,00 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,00 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.


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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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