Senior Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Global Business Services Sdn Bhd
  • 19 Mar 19

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
A Project manager is required within the Technology Division. This hand-on role will offer the candidate an excellent opportunity to further develop their career in a financial institution across all asset classes in Standard Chartered.

The role is responsible for end-to-end delivery of infrastructure remediation projects including ensuring requirements are understood, documented and delivered against budget and timelines. This also includes stakeholder management and status reporting.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Project Management
• Manage investment projects
• Manage key high profile BAU funded projects
• Engage and drive stakeholders in Infrastructure team and systems owners to deliver to the project plan, on time and to budget
• Play a role in clarifying, updating, and improving the processes impacted by the technology changes that are part of your project
• Identify, mitigate and communicate key assumptions, issues, risks and dependencies to the project & relevant control and governance committees
• Review existing processes/activities to make them more efficient or optimal
• Document any identified required changes, and communicate them to the relevant parties
• Facilitate the negotiation of requirements amongst multiple stakeholders
• Ensure internal processes, standards and risk compliance (including security, regulatory and audit requirements) are met

Management Information
• Create standardized monthly service packs
• Monthly and adhoc data analysis and reporting
• Support for preparation of various strategy packs for management
• Plan & organise regular communication events like Town hall, Extended Mancom meetings, Workshops

Workforce Management
• Conceptualise and execute target operating model and location strategies
• Ensure correct job families are in place for people
• Manage headcount to end of year target
• Manage headcount requests (new, replacement) for Project/BAU and support MT

• Working with Finance and service teams to track budget
• Assist teams where required for service based pricing, budget related topics
• Assist with travel governance process/approval
• Cost Centre management

Organisational Hygiene
• Ensure compliance with organisational hygiene, design and central governance
• Conduct internal Governance Forum to demonstrate robust management control approach & awareness
• PR & Communications
• Conceptualise and track KPIs for the team

Vendor Management
• Manage vendor schedule (contract dates, cost)
• Ensure renewals are executed in a timely manner

People, Training, Development
• Ensure all colleagues have objectives set for 2019
• Work with domain heads on training plans

Our Ideal Candidate
· Strong project management experience with the ability to work on multiple project at once
· Self-starter, ability to think clearly and problem solve and work under pressure
· Excellent interpersonal skills which lend themselves to team-oriented approach and able to work effectively as part of a team and as an individual
· Effective verbal and written communication abilities, across all levels of the organisation
· Demonstrate analytical thinking & data analysis
· Strong MS Excel, Microsoft Office/ Project skills
· Fluent in written & verbal English
· PMP certified
· ITIL certified

Preferred experience
· IT infrastructure Program and/or project management experience
· Infrastructure operations experience
· Experience in working in a global and/or regional financial institute

Diversity & Inclusion

· Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal potential

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