Senior Project Manager - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 16 Feb 19

Senior Project Manager - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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HSBC Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. HOST combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

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

Principal responsibilities

  • Plan, mobilise and direct projects of high complexity and scale from project definition to closure. Responsible for the end to end planning and delivery of one or more projects proactively balancing scope, schedule, budget, risks, team, outcomes and benefits
  • Work closely with the Programme Director to ensure alignment of their project with the wider change portfolio and the Group Strategy, Values and Behaviours. Play a people or team management role within the projects or programmes
  • Produce a well-defined project plan in Clarity, dictate the key milestones and assign responsibilities or resources
  • Ensure the baselined scope, requirements, benefits, schedule and budget are managed as outlined in Business Transformation Frameworks. Identifies and intervenes where there is slippage and variance from plan
  • Plans and analyses costs, tracking operating and capital spend, and tracks reporting to financial business case commitments
  • Oversees the tracking of projects, risks, issues, dependencies, assesses the impact on the benefit realisation for the projects and takes action to minimise impact, actively challenging and removing obstacles
  • Influences and collaborates with stakeholder and delivery partners to drive the right project outcomes. Represents the project team at discussions regarding project prioritisation and to create buy-in for risk mitigation and contingency plans
  • Plans and manages the implementation of the change, to ensure benefits are realised and that the transition from current state to target state is smooth. Ensuring that the organisation and other change audiences are ready, willing and able to function in the new business environment
  • Works closely with delivery partners on planning, design and estimating, bringing together delivery partner teams, actively managing dependencies between these teams and other projects and programmes
  • Sets the pace and operating rhythm, driving a culture of achievement and ensures pace by identifying and removing barriers to project success
  • Promotes pace and energy within the team and leads by example
  • Demonstrates effective financial skills to develop a detailed business case, including investments, detailed benefits and link to overall finances of the business
  • Maintains project change control, ensuring any changes to baseline are managed through change request and all impacts are considered
  • Promotes and takes accountability for project quality, identifies opportunities to improve delivery and oversees the governance process to reduce risk and ensure effective and timely decisions are taken


Qualifications

Requirements

  • Extensive project management skills and experience of managing large and complex projects
  • Excellent understanding of the project lifecycle
  • Excellent understanding of Business Transformation Frameworks, Agile methodologies and best practice techniques.
  • A thorough understanding of the purpose, value, culture and fundamentals of Global Transformation
  • Strong people manager and broad experience in managing large teams of different work streams
  • Multiple strong examples of the delivery of on time and on budget projects that achieve business case stated outcomes, a driver with bias towards delivery at pace and controlling project outcomes
  • In depth experience of working in a banking environment and change projects
  • Good stakeholder management experience, especially impactful communication, influencing and running project governance Implementation, change management and benefits realization

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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