• Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong
  • 31 Aug 17

Project Manager -- Securities Services Tech & Change Management

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

Please view Job Description for details.

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group committed to building a successful and sustainable future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve. With 1,700 branches and offices in 68 markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, we offer exciting and challenging international career opportunities to over 89,000 employees.

Job Description

A Senior Project Manager with related domain experience in a Transaction Banking: Securities Services (Custody, Settlements, Clearing, Reference Data, Fund Accounting, Post Trade Compliance) is required to define and execute investment projects which look to aid business growth (revenue, geographic, volume), improve client satisfaction, streamline processes, increase STP, replace legacy technology and reduce operational risk. The role will involve all standard aspects of formal project management with a strong focus on delivery in a matrix environment and stakeholder management with sales, product development and operations.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

*Defining and refining the project plan and project strategy from high level requirements through to detailed project execution and completion.
*Ownership of End-to-end (technical and non-technical) delivery against project requirements.
*Stakeholder management, ensuring all project communications are timely, accurate, and professionally structured to meet varying stakeholder needs.
*Ensuring all elements of the project have strong hygiene, meeting internal project audit and compliance standards.
*Implement robust project financial management.
*Implement and manage a robust and balanced project risk register taking ownership for risk resolution, mitigation, and escalation plans.
*Implement appropriate project structures to ensure smooth and consistent delivery towards defined project milestones.
*Build strong project team working environment and relationships, managing, and actively resolving conflicts.
*Lead relevant steering committees, senior management sessions and any relevant workshops.
*Implementing and managing a strong benefits tracking and traceability process within the project.
*Proactively manage vendors and internal/offshore teams to delivery milestones and quality parameters.

Qualifications and Skills

*Project Management PMP or equivalent qualification.
*Experience managing analysis streams and virtual / matrix management of technology delivery functions both offshore and with vendors.
*Deep & proven experiences as a project manager (10 years) across the Securities Services domain at a leading financial institution (SCB, Citi, HSBC, BONY, BOA, etc.).
*Proven Securities Services business knowledge (10 years) of end-to-end processes (Custody, Fund Accounting, Post Trade Compliance, Securities Lending, etc.)
*Proven vendor management experience (contracts/sourcing, negotiation, delivery, resourcing).
*Proven experience in developing, managing and refining project strategy papers.
*Proven experience in successfully completing complex deliveries with interfacing teams across different sectors of the financial institution.
*Proven experience in managing scope where requirements and priorities could be dynamic.
*Proven experience of working and managing within Asia
*Must have: dynamic and driven approach to workloads: ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines; capable of building relationships in multi-cultural, multi-geographical environments
*Desirable: Domain expertise across the securities services/custodian space with special focus on settlements, clearing and reference data.

How To Apply

As part of our commitment to career development, you can search and view opportunities across the organisation and apply immediately for suitable opportunities. When applying, please note the following:

- Please complete your application form online by clicking the 'Apply' button
- Some roles may require you to undertake an online assessment in addition to completing the application form
- Existing line managers will not need to be informed by the employee unless and until you have accepted the job offer
- Your application will be considered together with candidates in the succession plan, talent development plan and external candidates
- Additional screening checks may be required for 'Sensitive Roles' - this is in line with the Bank's Pre-Employment and Pre-Engagement Verification Policy (further information is available from HR)

Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 09/30/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

Diversity and 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 maximise their personal potential.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Standard Chartered is an equal opportunity employer. We have a meritocratic culture where each individual employee is valued and respected for who they are as a person and for what they bring to the organisation.