Senior Project Manager

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance, Risk Management
  • Job level
    Senior Management
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$10000 - S$20000

Job Description

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and Never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

Leading and managing large, complex projects/programmes, and defining and refining the project strategy. Using good judgment and skill to develop a project management approach that is suitable for a project. Project may consist of multiple Agile teams and require integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams.

Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead programme & project status meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for underlying projects.

Implement robust programme level and project level financial management.

Implement and manage a robust and balanced risk register taking ownership for risk resolution, mitigation and escalation plans.

Implement appropriate project structures to ensure smooth and consistent delivery towards defined project milestones.

Build strong team working environment and relationships, managing and actively resolving conflicts.

Assist in team coaching & empowerment while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work;

Ownership of End-to-end (technical and non-technical) delivery of strategic projects including a major platform upgrade.

Stakeholder management, ensuring all project communications are timely, accurate and professionally structured to meet varying stakeholder needs.

Ensuring all elements of programme / projects have strong hygiene, meeting internal project audit and compliance standards.

Lead & chair relevant steering committees, senior management sessions and any relevant workshops.

Implementing and managing a strong benefits tracking and traceability process within the projects.

Proactively manage vendors and internal/offshore teams to delivery milestones and quality parameters.

Our Ideal Candidate

Experience in programme/project management (10 years) across the Securities/Prime Services or other related financial services domain at a leading financial institution.

Proficiency in Agile, with a Scrum Master certification

Project Management PMP or equivalent qualification

Experience managing analysis streams and virtual / matrix management of technology delivery functions both offshore and with vendors.

Proven vendor management experience (contracts/sourcing, negotiation, delivery, resourcing).

Proven experience in developing, managing, and refining project strategy papers.

Proven experience in successfully completing complex deliveries with interfacing teams across different sectors of the financial institution.

Proven experience in managing scope where requirements and priorities could be dynamic.

Proven experience of working and managing within Asia

Must have: dynamic and driven approach to workloads: ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines; capable of building relationships in multi-cultural, multi-geographical environments

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages.

Closing on 06 Nov 2021

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