Responsibilities �Build and lead a team of Developers and QA Engineers in the Shanghai Development Center. �Drive the team toward project objectives; understand schedule deadlines by managing expectations both up and down in the organization �Understand the big picture of projects as well as the product feature set. �Own project delivery and adherence to delivery schedules & quality processes �Coordinate and communicate with other global teams (Support, Engineering) to ensure that project deliverables are on time. �Help team resolve problems, blocking issues, or progress on their activities �Own the resolution of supporting and/or non-project related issues that impact the execution of the projects �Regularly review the project�s planning, estimation, and manage progress in compliance with SaaS project management system/process. �Compile and review weekly project status information �Recommend additional corrective actions as appropriate and ensure corrective action is progressing adequately �Proactively perform risk management when necessary �Identify and track critical project metrics �Acquire, develop and implement best practices across the teams �Manage, coach and motivate team �Assist team with career development and developing career path strategies aligned with Business Objects work assignment objectives. This includes succession planning and performance development planning. �Identify and hire top talent into the organization.