Project Manager- Digital and Innovation with Commodity Trading MNC Project Manager- Digital and Innovation with  …

The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Mar 21
market range
The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Mar 21
market range
Posted by:
Xinyi Lim • Recruiter
Posted by:
Xinyi Lim
Recruiter
Project Manager- Digital and Innovation with Commodity Trading MNC

Project Manager- Digital and Innovation with Commodity Trading MNC

  • Has the required Project Manager/Delivery Lead experience of min 3 years.
  • Has the experience of developing data analytics products/tools for front office from conceptualization to product. Has a good understanding of data analytics application and driven to using data analytics to solve business problems
  • Experience with commodity trading – physical trading & financial trading is a nice to have (not a must). Cands exposed to investment banking paper trading will also be considered.
  • Experience with productizing trading models and productizing optimization models is a huge plus

 

Our client is a renowned and global commodity trading MNC.

For this role, you will be part of a Digital Hive which was established in 2018 to embed innovative practices and deliver digital initiatives. Working closely with teams across the BU and the commodity marketing/trading group, the team is responsible for identifying the digital needs of the BU and developing innovative products and initiatives which deliver commercial returns to the business.  The team is also responsible for introducing the Marketing BU to new ways of working which enable innovation and agility, and the sponsorship and development of the digital community within the Marketing BU.

 

PURPOSE

Managing delivery and productization of data analytics tool/products for front office – from visualization to sophisticated analytics models

Working with front office (product owner), data scientists and developers (project team) in an agile way and supporting the physical trading business.

 

TYPICAL TASKS

Concept Development and Design

  • Explore new business opportunities which are enabled with Digital solutions, AI, Data Science. Contribute to shape Marketing Digital Solution Roadmap. Explore optimisation models, statistical and mathematical models and new technologies in data, AI, machine learning to shape the strategic solution roadmap for marketing and trading desks- specially for front office and end to end commodity supply chain. Define specifics for each commodity trading desk by understanding their portfolio, trading model and risk profile
  • Explore external industry, research competitive, commercial and digital trends that can impact Anglo American including identifying new digital technologies and potential applications and innovative ways of working. Research new external digital practices and technologies, choose the ones that would be beneficial for the firm
  • Work with the Marketing BU to identify potential value creating digital opportunities
  • Work closely with product owners, developers and subject matter experts to develop and design specific digital solutions and products

 

Concept Implementation (Project/ Programme Management) 

  • Create a portfolio of projects which aim to deliver incremental commercial value
  • Create project teams with the resources selected from Digital Hive team and business teams to deliver agreed solutions
  • Take responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of major projects directing and counselling project team members and advising clients/users as necessary on all phases.
  • Manage the complex quantitative projects by understanding the mathematical and statistical solutions and ensure that the solutions developed solves read business problems and optimised commercial outcome
  • Manage one of multiple related projects as a portfolio to build and implement digital concepts
  • Support the Digital Plan development process and the implementation of the digital themes
  • Foster approaches such as such as Agile, Design Thinking, Improving Customer Experience which are key for the success of Digital Hive. Apply Design Thinking to ensure the adherence to business requirements 
  • Ensure that solutions are aligned to group standards (including the firm’s Security and Operating Standards) and that unit costs are optimised
  • Work with IM and other support teams to manage the implementation of concepts and products, including the delivery of acceptable test scenarios and scripts

 

Leading Change - Implementation 

  • Work with product owner and other business stakeholders. Help them to understand Digital solutions and how they can improve their business results 
  • Provide training to users where needed
  • Continuously promote Digital ideas. Showcase Digital products and their benefits

 

Value Realization 

  • Analyse and measure the success of digital projects to ensure projects return value to the business
  • Develop ways of monitoring financial results of the digital solutions. Find ways of further improving results

 

Stakeholder Engagement and Management

  • Maintain relationships with key internal and external partners including commodity marketing teams, Marketing BU functions, Group functions (i.e. Group Analytics) and  Marketing Information Management team
  • Drive active stakeholder engagement to align on the best practice concepts and solutions, and to make sure that the future trends and risks are considered and mitigated.

 

Innovative Ways of Working

  • Support the development of innovative and agile ways of working within the Marketing BU
  • Actively promote and encourage the development of digital and ‘agile’ skillsets within the Digital Hive
  • Research new industry trends particularly in AI, Machine Learning and Data Analytics and identify industry best practices to further progress and develop digital best practice and innovative ways of working within the Marketing BU
  • Leverage learnings from across commodity marketing teams and functions to create and share repeatable concepts and ways of working where appropriate

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Business, Economics, Data Science or IT Technology area with minimum of 12 years or more, with 5 years or more relevant PM exp gained in the commodity trading industry.
  • Has the required Project Manager/Delivery Lead experience
  • Has the experience of developing data analytics products/tools for front office from conceptualization to product. Has a good understanding of data analytics application and driven to using data analytics to solve business problems
  • Has a consulting mindset
  • Experience with commodity trading – physical trading & financial trading is a nice to have (not a must). Cands exposed to investment banking paper trading will also be considered.
  • Experience with productizing trading models is a huge plus
  • Experience with productizing optimization models is a huge plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of agile project management practices and management of multi-disciplinary, geographically diverse teams
  • Stakeholder engagement to enable alignment with stakeholders

 

To apply, pl send your cv in word doc to resume@cap-cg.com . Pl also include details on your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Posted by:
CAP Consulting (EA license: 14C7175)
Caroline Poh (EA Registration: R1105649)

Date posted - 22 Feb 2021

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