Senior Portfolio Manager - Global Software Delivery

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 28 Sep 16

Senior Portfolio Manager - Global Software Delivery

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Within HSBC Operations, Services and Technology, Global Software Delivery enables HSBC to remain at the leading edge in the development and delivery of high-quality, customised banking systems. The division provides tailored, cost-competitive and robust banking solutions and services that offer a flexible and scalable framework for delivering projects on time, within budget and at the highest quality, meeting both the current and future IT challenges facing the Group.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Senior Portfolio Manager.

Principal responsibilities

  • Accountable for establishing, maintaining and improving portfolio control globally for one of the asset lines in Retail Banking and Wealth Management IT.
  • Provide leadership, standardisation and direction for Project Managers, Business Analyst, Agile coaches, Scrum Masters that work within the portfolio.
  • Ensure the Chief Information Office has the right Project and Portfolio Management capability within the team
  • Provide oversight at portfolio level on project and programme execution status, milestone definition and progress against plan, requirements definition and scope, financial forecasting vs actuals, headcount planning and forecast versus actuals, prioritisation and escalations, and interlocks and key dependencies across the wider Retail Banking and Wealth Management IT change portfolio.
  • Align process, tooling and methodology to standards as driven out by the Global Head of Project and Portfolio Management.
  • Coordinate reporting requirements for Group the Chief Information Officer office for the relevant portfolio.
  • Exhibit leadership and best practice when the necessity to own projects arises.
  • Instill best practice culture whilst supporting Project Managers with documentation, guidance, decision making and advice.

  • Graduate or postgraduate degree in Science, Business Administration, Social Sciences in psychology, economics, Finance, Accounting or a related field.
  • Excellent experience in Project or Programme Management.
  • Proven and demonstrable knowledge of best practice within Project Management and Business Analysis standards, tooling and process.
  • Proven leadership skills, with a track record of building and motivating high performance teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, persuading and communication skills.
  • Excellent team player, able to lead others into action, and with ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to find ways of solving or preempting problems.
  • Knowledge of the Wealth business lines, programmes and external environments would be an advantage.
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.

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