Project Director (work location: Singapore) Project Director (work location: Singapore) …

in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Oct 21
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Oct 21
Posted by:
Karin Koh • Global HR Director
Posted by:
Karin Koh
Global HR Director
We’re searching for a highly-skilled Project Director to contribute to OneAston’s growth and help us maintain our position as an innovative authority. The ideal candidate will have the banking and financial services software experience with previous experience in the deployment of the Temenos financial software, as well as strong work plan development and progress oversight skills. The successful candidate will be expected to prepare and present progress updates to appropriate management channels on a regular basis, ensuring the innovation we seek is being achieved.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead complex banking system implementations for financial institutions
  • Manage and supervise projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scope, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • To coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff from various functions
  • Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that the project team adheres to project requirements
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes
  • Establish and maintain processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle, setting project quality and performance standards, and assessing and managing risk within, and across, multiple projects
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with offshore resources—including analysts, consultants, and developers
  • Monitor and assign resources appropriately to streamline project efficiency and maximize deliverable outputs
  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed—escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans
  • Be hands-on and manage issues arising during the project
  • Work with our business development teams to support the sales process for new project opportunities



  • Degree in the appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years project management experience
  • Hands-on and technical experience, on-site troubleshooting when requiring
  • Proven success working with all levels of management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Domain knowledge in Wealth Management, Core Banking or Digital Channel
  • A strong track record in the implementation of the Temenos solutions, in particular Transact, WealthSuite, or Temenos digital channel solutions.
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Professional certification—including PMP/PRINCE II/CS
  • Previous success in producing deliverable software platforms
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines
  • Experience coaching and educating project teams to strengthen team members’ capabilities and skillsets
  • Technically competent with software programs and programming skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Java, VB, and SQL development


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