25 November 2022

Seeking a meticulous and driven Project Manager with proven track record in successful applications project implementations.

He/she should be familiar with emerging technologies and innovations to effectively evaluate solutions and to lead the Digital Transformation initiatives.

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 8 years of Project Management experience with IT application development projects;
  • Prior experience in proposal preparation, vendors evaluation, selection and management;
  • 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;
  • Experience in working with Agile development principles & teams;
  • Good understanding of the technology landscape and the various types of technology (Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, IoT);
  • 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)

  • Agile, PMP, CITPM, COMIT or PRINCE2 certified.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to develop strategic Information Technology (IT) blueprints and manage a portfolio of IT application systems to bring about impactful changes to the organization;
  • Guide and drive the various teams in the transformation journey from project conceptualization through to operations;
  • 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;
  • Prepare/manage work plans, schedules, project estimates/budget, resource plans, vendor services/contracts and status reports on a regular basis;
  • Practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of project goals ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery;
  • Manage the scope change process with identification of risks and issues, and facilitate resolution, mitigation and prioritization;
  • Conduct regular project meetings and provide regular status monitoring on all project activities;
  • 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;
  • Conduct regular quality assessment, monitor project performance and actively take preventive/corrective actions;
  • Proper hand-over to Support team in accordance to procedures in placed;
  • Conduct post implementation reviews and recommend areas for improvement.

If you are interested in this role, click on the “Apply to this job” button below or you could also write in with your CV to Cecilia Chong at cecilia@sciente.com quoting the job title.

Cecilia Chong
EA Reg No.: R1656224
Vice President – Strategic Initiatives
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