Singapore

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Job Title

Senior Project Manager / Project Manager

Job Description

• Lead Project Management services to deliver new systems or change requests that meet the Bank and stakeholders’ business or operational objectives;

• Supervision of all in-flight projects to ensure effective project management, timely reporting to management and Group Technology, in-charge of holding project steering committee (PSC) &/or project working committee (PWC) or task force teams to ensure adequate resources are obtained, tasks assigned and tracked, prompt resolution of issues or obstacles. 

• Provide project advisory so that strategic initiatives are well planned and can be executed with an expectation of be achieved

Project Office Management

• Provide project related advisory to business/support function heads so that strategic initiatives are well scoped and planned so as to ensure realistic delivery within expectation.

• Supervise all projects status and provide timely reporting to country management and business users.

• Foster partnership with stakeholders and working level from business and support units, technology counterparts and vendors to articulate project objectives and drive performance.

• Provide mentorship to team members to ensure project tracking & delivery, problem solving, issue escalation and resolution, documentation completeness and compliance.

• Build up a systematic project management framework to improve oversight & controls :

  • planning phrase (scope, solution, project plan, schedule, resources and cost);
  • executing phrase (detailed work breakdown, issue management, communication to senior management)
  • manage project related financials to ensure project related spend is tracked accurately;
  • standardize work methods (implement project tools, templates and techniques)
  • encourage sharing of best practices and tools acquisition

Project Lead

• Work with senior country management to put up all project related papers, budget &/or payment requests to seek approval at Country and Group level in accordance to internal guidelines and approval matrix.

• Develop and execute project plan in accordance to agreed scope, solution, schedule and cost.

• Responsible for project status reporting to management and Group committee.

• Prepare PSC reporting materials and conduct PSC / work stream meetings where applicable.

• Maintain close communication and status reporting to key stakeholders to minimize communication gap and harness collaboration and support.

• Manage the full Project Life Cycle and not just limited to IT scope, including but not restricted to managing : project scoping / gap analysis, project scheduling, work break down, resource allocation, BRD sign-off, vendor/system assessment, RFP, effort sizing, project cost budgeting & approval & tracking, FSD sign-off, data remediation, data conversion, system development & SIT progress, UAT sign-off, user training, go live preparation, risk management and execution control planning & monitoring, production launch incident command centre, etc

• Build rapport with stakeholders and working members from business and support units, technology counterparts and vendors to deliver project objectives and contribute performance.


Qualifications

Formal Education:

  • Bachelor Degree/Masters Qualification

Professional Accreditation:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) desired but not mandatory

Preferred level of Experience (by years/function/industry):

  • 5-10 years of systems project management in financial industry, IT or consultancy firms;
  • Proven track record of successful implementation of large scale projects and managing group of projects;
  • Experience in chairing PSC and management reporting.
  • Hands-on experience of systems migration projects that involve customer data and financial data conversion.

Other skills required:

  • Outstanding project management skill.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills to ensure effective engagement with business stakeholders, Group Technology and vendors.
  • Strong resource management and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills.

Experience Level

Mid-Senior Level

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