Project Manager, IT Project Office (Bank of Singapore) Project Manager, IT Project Office (Bank of  …

in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
Project Manager, IT Project Office (Bank of Singapore)
As part of the Technology Project Office team, the Project Manager is the responsible party providing project management oversight for core banking related projects, e.g. Data Distribution Platform that require the coordination of development work or technology work, as well as associated integration components / services to achieve desired functionality. The PM would provide leadership to guide and coach team members, liaise with business partners and external vendors.
The role requires end-to-end oversight and hands-on project management skills through initiation, planning, analysis, design, testing, implementation as well as rollout/stabilization and entails regular contacts with both Technology and Business stakeholders. The project manager is to provide timely updates to all governance bodies and senior stakeholders on the progress of the projects, impacts to projects, major milestones and risks to projects on a regular as well as need-to basis. The position requires direct involvement in solution architecture discussions to enable the progressive build of a Service Oriented Architecture around the technology platform.
The project manager is also expected to be liaise with external vendors, monitor and coordinate efforts between multiple vendors in the seamless delivery of the project.
He/she should work in partnership with Business stakeholders and Operations and Technology to deliver projects with agreed scope, schedule, budget and quality.
  • Prepare project feasibility studies, cost-benefit analysis and proposals and obtain required approvals from appropriate IT management and project sponsors
  • Establish project plans, resources, budgets and time-frames, and assign tasks
  • Identify, track and communicate project progress, milestones, deliverables changes and dependencies within the schedule, costs, issues and risks
  • Manage project team's performance of project tasks, provide technical advice and guidance, schedule assignments and training for development, prepare performance appraisals
  • Coordinate project activities across multiple development, product management, user experience and QA teams in a matrix organization
  • Secure acceptance and approval of deliverables or revisions to the project from the project sponsor and stakeholders
  • Manage vendor relationship and deliverables
  • Evaluate and recommend purchases of software packages, hardware and service vendors where appropriate
  • Ensure work deliverables are in compliance with bank policies and regulatory requirements
  • Plan for and oversee preparation of documentation of each project phase (business requirements, functional specification, project plan, test strategy, test plan, etc), training and support in new/modified applications
Domain Knowledge:
  • Knowledge in business/corporate functions in the banking domain is essential
  • Understanding of technical aspects of system integration in a mix technology environment

  • Tertiary education required
  • More than 12 years in project management in IT in investment bank delivering projects exceeding S$ 1 mil
  • Certification or formal training in project management is an advantage
  • Self-starter with excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to resolve complex problems creatively
  • Experience in managing senior stakeholders
Note: The incumbent will be seconded to Bank of Singapore for assignments
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