Seeking a techno-functional Project Director / Section Head to effectively evaluate innovation solutions and to lead the Digital Transformation initiatives.

This role is a key appointment to help the organisation transform and move towards the digital age.

Fronting all projects, he/she will be responsible for end-to-end project management from the project initiation, justification, Proof-of-Concept (POC), evaluation, software development, testing, deployment as well as the system support.
 

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Financial Engineering
  • Has at least 12 years of Project Management experience with IT application development projects; 
  • Good experience in mission critical Mainframe and Open Systems applications;
  • Proven track record in designing and building complex software systems and applications;
  • Strong technically capability to conduct review on solution design and implementation; 
  • Proven ability to interact with various business users, senior management , IT teams and external vendors effectively;
  • Experience in project plans, milestones, measures, budgets, resource and time management;
  • Drives team work to resolve complex business issues through sharing in-depth knowledge and experience;
  • Excellent leadership skills and emotional intelligence to influence key decisions, mediate conflicts and build consensus;
  • Resourceful and proactive team player with excellent analytical and planning skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • PMP, CITPM, COMIT or PRINCE2 certified.

Responsibilities

  • Work with various stakeholders of all levels on project / programme initiation and delivery related to the Digital Transformation initiatives;
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management and involve in justification of Business and Financial cases​;
  • Work with stakeholders to develop business case and to define project scope, goals and deliverables;
  • Meet project deadlines, identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively;
  • Conceptualize the solution architecture design and analysis work;
  • Review the technical architecture, design, platform and propose changes where required;
  • Prepare/manage work plans, schedules, project estimates/budget, resource plans and status reports on a regular basis;
  • Manage the scope change process with identification of risks and issues, and facilitate resolution, mitigation and prioritization;
  • Conduct regular project meetings and manage stakeholders expectations, providing regular project status update;
  • Identify project risks and work closely with team members to mitigate the risks and resolve project issues;
  • Proper hand-over to Support team in accordance to procedures in placed;
  • Conduct post implementation reviews and recommend areas for improvement.
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