Asia IT Project Manager, Service Delivery - 1 Year Fixed Term, Renewable

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance, Information Technology
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Contract, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$8000 - S$13000

Job Description


Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company's 76,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.

Marsh & McLennan is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Singapore office:

Asia IT Project Manager, Service Delivery - 1 Year Fixed Term, Renewable

What can you expect?

  • Lead and manage in-scope small & medium complexity initiatives/projects related to applications support, maintenance and application modernization, such as but not limited to technical upgrades, minor functional upgrades and process improvement projects. This may include taking the primary project leadership role includes project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality, communication and budget (overall accountability from original concept through the final implementation).

What is in it for you?

  • Work for a company who is at the forefront of modern technology and an IT organization that is evolving ahead of its competitors
  • Join a strong brand in the Insurance, Broking and Risk Management industry

We will count on you to:

  • Work closely with regional teams, Asia IT Service Delivery Leader and Heads of Solution Delivery – North & South Asia to manage the end to end delivery of project from an IT standpoint
  • Acts as project manager for technical/functional upgrades and modernization projects of in-production applications.
  • Manage systems requirements capture and requirements design as well as User Acceptance testing.
  • Prepare and execute work breakdown structure/project plan. Recommend options and alternatives. Estimate duration/costs/resources. Manage & Lead project resources (internal and/or external) to deliver project deliverables specified within agreed parameters.
  • Track the quality and status of deliverables and ensure readiness for delivery of project, and smooth transition to BAU (Business As Usual)
  • Ensure IT Change Management and work with internal team to ensure project management governance process are adhered during Project Development Lifecycle
  • Engage applications support/applications development teams, business analysts, software systems engineering, database support and infrastructure support teams as necessary to achieve project objectives. Oversee technical delivery. Effectively communicate with stakeholders, including users wherever applicable.
  • Provide weekly/monthly status on issues, risks, milestones and timelines. Identify and anticipate risks and issues; facilitate resolution, mitigation and appropriate escalation. Collaborate with project and development teams, support teams, other functions within IT as necessary.

What you need to have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in information technology. 5+ years project management experience required. 5+ years supporting/testing large, complex systems, and in a structured team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge / Experience with insurance sector is a preferred. Familiarity with highly regulated, controls & compliance driven IT environments.
  • Solid experience in project management. PMP, PMI, or Prince 2 preferred. ITIL foundation certification is advantageous. Demonstrated experience in planning and leading software development projects.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently with little guidance and able to lead and motivate a team. Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Good working knowledge of project life cycle methodology and Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio
  • Demonstrable skills working in a structured analysis environment including sign-off from relevant stakeholders on all documentation. Ability to accurately assess project risks and raise risks and issues to senior team members as appropriate.
  • Experience in project initiation and requirements phases of large technology or business change planning, execution, and benefits realization. Understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives, IT Strategy objectives
  • Exposure to / knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to technology issues (e.g. MAS Singapore regulations)
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Occasional travel might be required.

Technical Skills

  • Prior technical experience with Java EE, .Net development is preferred though not essential.
  • Experience working with multiple development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum and Waterfall
  • Possess a general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design
  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) a plus
  • Knowledge of HP PPM a plus

Closing on 19 Mar 2021

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