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Senior Project Manager

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Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Summary / Role Purpose

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to capture know-how in Industry Best Practices that enable customers to solve their real-world engineering problems, deploy solutions in their design workflows, and grow Ansys’ business. The Ansys Customer Excellence Team (ACE) comprises customer facing teams responsible for pre- and post-sales support as well as consulting and training services.


The Senior Project Manager leads the scoping and planning of key Industry Best Practice projects and successfully executes against the established commitments. Serves as the central focal point of contact, coordinates, and manages all communication of cross-functional and cross-regional teams across all levels of ANSYS. Provides the central collaboration point between the Asia Pacific Ansys Customer Excellence teams, Sales, Marketing, and R&D teams.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

· Guide complex Industry Best Practices engagements to successful outcomes using Project Management experience, planning and negotiation skills, subject matter expertise and industry knowledge

· Facilitate the definition of project scope, goal, requirements, and deliverables

· Define project tasks and resource requirements

· Develop and manage Project and Program level initiatives and coordinate project plans

· Establish self as a trusted advisor to the Ansys Customer Excellence team members; understand their key business initiatives, customer engagement processes, and engineering design workflows

· Manage and track project resource allocations, timelines, and deliverables across multiple interconnected workstreams

· Partner with Sales, Product Marketing, and R&D Teams to participate in projects as reviewers

· Work independently within multi-disciplinary teams and subject matter experts across geographies

· Develop requirements and provide suggestions for improvement of content life cycle processes & tools used by the Ansys Customer Excellence team

· Develop templates and guidelines to streamline project execution


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

· Required education and degree type: BS, MS or PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electronics, Electrical, Chemical, or Optical Engineering

· Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+8, MS+6, or PhD+3

· Experience working in engineering / product development environment in a major industry segment such as Automotive, Aerospace, High Tech, and Energy

· Proven experience in project management or complex project management with multiple workstreams

· Proven stakeholder management skills

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to lead status presentations, fluent in writing and speaking English

· Strong organizational and time management skills, possesses a sense of urgency

· Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed

· Strong leadership and mentoring skills

· Competency in Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

· Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages for the solution of real-world customer problems


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

· Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+12, MS+10, or PhD+7

· 6 years of experience in technology and digital content development projects

· Experience with both Waterfall and Agile Project Management methodologies

· Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.