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IPPB Calls Advisor (Technology Program Management) on Contract Basis

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IPPB proposes to engage the services of an Advisor (one position) on contract basis. Applicants are advised to download  the application form hosted  on the Bank’s website  https://www.indiapost.gov.in,  take   a print of the application form and send the hard copy of the filled up application form along with a detailed CV.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The proposed  Advisor (Technology Program Management) will be required to work closely with the CTO and CEO IPPB, and lead the management of IPPB’s technology program. Accordingly, the Advisor needs to have prior experience of implementing technology projects of similar complexity and scale. Thereby, he/ she would need to have the maturity to understand key internal/ external interdependencies in such a complex implementation. He/ she should be well versed with the project planning and program management best practices required to take management ownership of the implementation outcomes.

The key responsibilities/ areas of accountability of this position will be as follows:

  1. Drive the IPPB technology implementation program (“the program”) for the launch and beyond
  2. Oversee detailed program planning and monitoring against detailed plans
  3. Understand  the program’s dependencies and coordinate  work by various parties involved in the program.
  4. Initiate, and drive the conduct of regular status update meetings with the systems integrator and other parties as required
  5. Lead technology program implementation committee  meetings
  6. Present status, risks and related mitigation plans to the technology steering committee  for the program
  7. Drive to deliver the program within the timeframe and budget allocated, while maintaining quality
  8. Ensure that technology services are being delivered by vendors in line with agreed SLAs/ other terms
  9. Eligibility Criteria:
S. No. Particulars Eligibility criteria
(i) Cut-off date January 29, 2018
(ii) Age 35 to 65 years
(iii) Qualification Graduate from University/ Institution/ Board recognized by the Government of India/ International University of repute  (or) approved by a Government Regulatory Body.

*Any Certification on Technology Program

Management would be preferred.

(iv) Experience Minimum of 10 Years of relevant experience in Banking (or) electronic payment services (or) in financial services (or) telecom organization.

The candidate should have experience of managing a complex core banking / payments system integration program including multiple technology vendors.

Applicant selected for the assignment should obtain clearance from the previous employer, if required for taking up the assignment with India Post Payments Bank. Depending upon the requirement, Bank reserves the right to cancel or restrict or curtail or enlarge any or all of the provisions of the selection process, if need so arises, without any further notice and without assigning any reason thereof.

Terms and Conditions of the Engagement:

Period Initial contract for a period of one year and extendable  by one more year in case of need.
Type of engagement Contractual engagement
Remuneration As per current compensation trends
Leave 24 days of leave for a period of one year. If contractual  period exceeds one year or is under one year, proportionate leave shall be granted.
Accommodation No accommodation facility is available
Perquisites/Benefits Any other perquisites and benefits would be advised in the offer letter of engagement.
Termination of contract The contract may be terminated by either party giving to other 1-month notice or pay in lieu thereof.  Further, absence beyond 15 days would result in termination  of contract, unless approved by MD & CEO.
Residual matters As may be decided by the India Post Payments Bank Ltd.

Reservation: The position is unreserved.

  1. How to apply:

4.1 The applicants are advised to fill their applications strictly as per the format provided by Bank on its websites   https://www.indiapost.gov.in. Application must be complete  in all respects.  Incomplete and illegible applications will be rejected.

4.2 Application should be accompanied by a detailed CV and should be sent in Hard copy

4.3 The application form along with CV should be received by the Bank latest by 3.00 pm on 29th  January

  1. 2018. The application form complete in all respects and duly signed should be sent in a cover super scribed as “Application for engagement as Advisor (Technology Program Management) on contract basis – 2018” and addressed to The Chief Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Department, India Post Payments Bank Ltd., Malcha Marg Post Office Buidling,Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021

4.4. Applications received after defined time and date will not be accepted under any circumstance.

  1. Selection Process:

5.1 Selection process will consist of Personal Interaction (PI) before the selection committee.  The Bank will undertake a preliminary screening of the application for preparing, if necessary, a shortlist of eligible applicants to be called for PI and decision of the Bank in this regard shall be final. Thus, merely fulfilling the  requirement laid down in the  advertisement would not automatically  entitle  any candidate  to be called for PI.

5.2 The details regarding the time, date and address of the venue for the PI will be intimated to the short listed eligible applicants.

  1. General Instructions

6.1 In case, it is detected at any stage that the applicants do not fulfill the eligibility criteria and/or have furnished  incorrect  information  or  suppressed any  material  information,  their  candidature  will be cancelled  and  if appointed,  their  services may be  summarily terminated  without  any compensation thereof.

6.2 In  all matters  regarding  eligibility, minimum  qualifying standards  in PI,  assessment thereof  and communication of result, the Bank’s decision shall be final and binding on the applicants and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

6.3 Canvassing in any form will be treated as a disqualification.

6.4 The Bank reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason/s thereto.

6.5 The Bank reserves the right to modify/amend/reverse/cancel any or all of the provisions of the selection process if need so arises, without any further notice and without assigning any reason thereof.

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