Senior Project Manager Senior Project Manager …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Aug 19
Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Aug 19
Standard Chartered Bank
Senior Project Manager
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

Project Delivery, Planning and Tracking
  • Delivers project benefits defined by the business on time within budget whilst adhering to organisational quality standards
  • Builds and maintains project plans and low-level project schedules showing and accounting for internal and external dependencies
  • Proactively identifies and successfully manages any schedule issues and interdependencies with other projects with no unplanned delays to the project
  • Produces detailed project estimates and validates externally provided estimates carefully
  • Evaluates impact of any requested project scope change and presents this to PSC for discussion
  • Ensures resource requirements/forecasts are built into project schedule and transferred and maintained monthly in Clarity
  • Updates and reviews Lessons Learnt (both intra project and organisational), both prior to and during each project and ensures that no previous mistakes are repeated
  • Maintains the project and BAU metrics library (i.e. actuals against estimates)
Project Governance, Process and Standards
  • Ensures projects are delivered according to SCB Governance requirements,
  • Provides effective coordination and timely recording of minutes & action plans from various project forums
  • Manages the configuration of project artefacts, ensuring they are up to date
  • Proactively engages with project team to resolve areas of non-process compliance, escalating to the Leadership if needed.
Communication/ Reporting
  • Contributes to, analyses and produces management information on regular cycles as required
  • Communicates status (including risks and issues) to central project reporting functions on time without being chased
  • Provides information that facilitates informed and timely decision making
Financial Management
  • Manages project budgets, controls spending against the planned cost, analyses any variance and takes necessary corrective action to stay on Green status for Cost, provides timely forecasts and reporting as needed
Risk & Issue Management
  • Identifies risks and issues early in their existence and maintains the project risk and issue registers on a weekly basis
  • Produces and manages documented, specific resolution action plans, actively seeking to close open items by working with risk/issue 'owners'. No risks then become issues
Stakeholder Management
  • Builds and maintains strong, positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Ensures key stakeholders are kept aware of project status, risks & issues ('no surprises')
  • Manages vendor deliverables and resolves vendor issues
Programme/ Project Team Leadership
  • Creates strong credibility for self within the project team based on respect
  • Drives team members toward delivering on their commitments
  • Creates feeling of cohesiveness and positive working environment within the project team
  • Conflicts and difficult interpersonal situations are tackled and dealt with effectively
  • Demonstrates good technical and/ or business understanding to manage project effectively.
Key Stakeholders
  • Operations (Group, Regional, Country and Hub)
  • Business - Product/Sales (Global, Regional, Country)
  • Technology (Global and Country)

Our Ideal Candidate

  • PMP (Mandatory)

  • Certified Scrum Master (Optional)

Advanced Proficiency in:

  • Leadership

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Change Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication Management

  • Concern for Quality and Standards

  • Project Coordination

  • Project Reporting

  • Project Schedule Development and Management

  • Project Financial Management

  • Project Reporting

  • Risk & Issue Management

  • Scope Development and Management

  • Understands and follows Bank governance processes

  • Utilises a formal Project Framework

Prior Experience:

  • Relevant experience of 8-10 years

  • Managed medium/large projects within banking domain involving technology/process changes

  • Successful track record for global/multi-location projects requiring coordination across functions

  • Experience in Trade Finance preferred

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.