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Transition Program Director

Publish Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, IN-India

Company: Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.




Transition Program Director:
Location: Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai

We are looking for Program Manager/Director, Basically Individual contributor role, who is doing T&T and delivering Program Scope in the agreed Cost and timeline meeting Quality needs.



  • Program Director is the most senior accountable owner of project and program delivery, recovery and sale. He/she combines a track record of contractual and commercial successes, combined with a technical astuteness which enables him or her to support turnarounds, maintenance of timelines and fulfilment of contractual obligations.
  • He/She develops and implements sustainable resourcing, risk management and blocking issue strategies, selecting the appropriate guidelines and policies with the purpose of Implementing compliance with internal and external regulations and governance, as well as advising that all strategies are realistic, appropriate and optimum for supporting the desired outcomes.
  • He/she works with the Account Executive to properly influence and create deliverable programs that will meet the target cost, timescale and scope. Additionally, serve as the face of her/his programs to the external partners. As such, s/he attends customer forums in an effort to build and maintain positive relationships.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support, Handle and deliver against Commercial and Contractual Requirements
  • This is a critical role to the translation of Atos strategy into measurable business results and will be the primary leader ensuring IT investments and initiatives are aligned with business strategy and priorities. S/he will lead, empower and take accountability for a team that delivers key direction and tools to the broader organization and is viewed as a critical and owner of program delivery.
  • This role within Atos’ Agile Infrastructure/Application Transition & Transformation includes, but is not limited to, leadership, demonstrative capability, development of interaction best-practices, drive accountability and challenge business and technical program team members, be able to optimally connect with other staff, and conduct program governance in a multicultural environment with sometimes large numbers of internal/external partners.
  • Implement directions on the Scope of contract, with Results per workstream defined and in line with contractually agreed Results and Timelines.

Handle Customer Programs/Projects Delivery:

  • Using action registers, priority lists, contract summaries, the responsibility rests to deliver scope for all facets of results through the life cycle from a pre-contract phase, sourcing, onboarding, requirements and specification creation through the build, validation and launch phases of the program.
  • Accountable for all phases of Atos Programs from inception through production launch including planning, program budgeting and control, process and project improvements, and standardization where suitable as well as synchronization of the Atos and Third-party achievements.
  • This includes planning and driving all aspects of technical program governance, communication plans, customer concern procedures, program cost/budget management, program level inter-dependencies management between partners.
  • Implement program standards and drive delivery and adoption through coaching, mentoring, demonstration, training, including work procedures, quality objectives, standard methodologies, lessons learned, and metrics for assessing progress.
  • Adapts existing solutions for new problems, making realistic decisions about the best solution to pursue. Produces unique or imaginative responses to a problem, demonstrating ability to apply creativity. Discusses different aspects of the problems to bring structure in sophisticated situations.

Handle Program Financials:

  • Fiscally responsible for program budgets and spend with the accountability for successful quality product program launches, on time, within budget to deliver an improved revenue, margin and profitability.
  • Govern programs proactively and transparency with a clear understanding of program level risk management. Holding team members accountable to provide clear recovery or mitigation plans as needed.
  • Prepare the Financial status for Program from Bid, split the budget per workstream.

Manage Program Team:

  • Review resource capacity planning, analysis and forecasting.
  • Lead the program teams by establishing measurable work and demonstrable features/capabilities, reports in clear and easy to understand formats both internally and externally.
  • Ensure the efficient and productive use of resources and conveys requirements to program members and leadership.
  • Create and distribute reporting, key performance indicators and service level agreement that provide clear status of program health.
  • Define the approach for continuous improvement including tools, program critical metrics, training, communication, operating rhythms and review cycles

Lead Customer Relationship:

  • Act as the primary internal contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, quality and technical performance.
  • Adapt reporting formats and content to fit a wide variety of audiences from senior leaders to working level teams both internally and partner facing.


  • Hold bachelor’s degree combinations in related field or shown experience
  • Must have at least one of External Project Management Certification. Basis for all PM to must have knowledge of Project Management Methodology.
  • PM External Certification (PM/PRINCE2/IPMA) is Atos way of a measure of the PM acquiring the knowledge
  • Have SCRUM Master Certification (PSM/PSPO/PSD/SPS/PSK/PAL)
  • Have a sophisticated knowledge of Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) or IT Service Management (ITSM)

We offer work in international environment, a competitive salary package,. Interesting trainings and professional development programs also available.

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.