Project Management (5-8 yrs)

Computers/Software Chennai Tamil Nadu, India


About Company


Agilysys is well known for its long heritage of hospitality-focused technology innovation. The Company delivers modular and integrated software solutions and expertise to businesses seeking to maximize Return on Experience (ROE) through hospitality encounters that are both personal and profitable. Over time, customers achieve High Return Hospitality by consistently delighting guests, retaining staff and growing margins. Customers around the world include branded and independent hotels; multi-amenity resort properties; casinos; property, hotel and resort management companies; cruise lines; corporate dining providers; higher education campus dining providers; food service management companies; hospitals; lifestyle communities; senior living facilities; stadiums; and theme parks. The Agilysys Hospitality Cloud™ combines core operational systems for property management (PMS), point-of-sale (POS) and Inventory and Procurement (I&P) with Experience Enhancers™ that meaningfully improve interactions for guests and for employees across dimensions such as digital access, mobile convenience, self-service control, personal choice, payment options, service coverage and real-time insights to improve decisions. Core solutions and Experience Enhancers are selectively combined in Hospitality Solution Studios™ tailored to specific hospitality settings and business needs. Agilysys operates across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and India with headquarters located in Alpharetta, GA. For more information visit  

 Mode: Work from Office   

The Project Manager (PM) position is responsible for ensuring the successful execution and delivery of Agilysys Hospitality Group projects. Agilysys PMs plan, implement, and lead multiple client projects simultaneously. They develop project goals, work plans, timelines, and coordinate resources, implementation strategies and communication. PMs consult customers on Agilysys solutions and use evaluation methods to successfully deliver projects. PMs also collaborate with their peers and management to create best practices and standard operating procedures that will be made available to project owners on other implementation teams. The role requires regular interaction with Sales, Professional Services Management, Product Management, Account Management, Support and Accounting for project planning, execution, and closure.    
  • Lead customer facing projects that drive revenue and provide high customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and manage project plans and documentation based on Agilysys Project Management Group standards.
  • Identify, manage, report and escalate on program or project risks.
  • Manage project schedule, budget, resource and quality constraints.
  • Lead multiple projects by prioritizing and managing conflicts of schedule and resources.
  • Work with the Managers of Installation Services to help identify and secure resources based on project target dates.
  • Coordinate with Sales to provide clarity around initially ambiguous projects and process issues.
  • Work closely with internal resources including installation teams to complete project tasks and address business/technical challenges to meet project goals.
  • Work directly with customers to set appropriate project expectations, address customer goals, determine target dates, manage customer tasks, provide regular project updates.
  • Mentor customers in how to best implement the Agilysys solution(s) and provide other Agilysys solution options when possible and applicable.
  • Provide thought leadership with regards to team and organization challenges.
  • Collaborate with other internal departments to identify installation improvements and feedback of Agilysys products.
  • Obtain appropriate training certifications for self-development.
  • Ensure effective transition of projects to Support.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Should be working in India night time.
Education and technical requirements:      
  • Bachelor’s degree (in either Project Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Hospitality Administration and Management, Hotel and Motel Management) and/or 5-8 years’ experience in Program/Project Management and/or managing technical implementation projects.
  • Expertise in using MS Project, NetSuite OpenAir, Confluence and MS Office products.
  • Superior relationship and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to lead without authority and drive decision making.
  • Strong attention to detail, follow through and organization skills to manage multiple concurrent projects.
  • Ability to persuade, inspire and motivate peers.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to be flexible to project situations.
  • Be available to travel up to 20% of the calendar year.  Must have or be able to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
  • Occasional work on weekends and evenings.
Desired Characteristics:     
  • Customer based Project Management experience in a hourly billable capacity
  • PMP Certification from Project Management Institute or equivalent certification
  • Experience developing, installing or supporting hospitality solutions (e.g. point of sale, property management, inventory management systems etc.)
  • Multilingual skills
  • Hospitality industry experience
The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Conditions may require the Company to modify this job description and the Company reserves the right to exercise its discretion to make such changes.          

Agilysys is an equal opportunity employer.  Agilysys is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with all federal and state equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regards to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, age, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.