Project Manager

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: career@bcg-rise.com
Job ref: 307127
Published: 27 days ago

Report to: Project Director/PMO/Service Delivery Head

We seek a dynamic and passionate individual to fill the position of Project Manager. An experienced IT professional with substantial experience gained in a application development life cycle environment, managing the development and deployment of enterprise-wide mission critical application systems utilizing object oriented technologies. You should have minimum of 15 years relevant experience, have led a team of not less than 10 people, with proven track record of successfully completing projects to customer satisfaction, and have the requisite experiences largely gained in a vendor environment.

The Project Manager will have 3 areas of responsibilities and involvement:

1. Project management – primary responsibility (80%)
2. Account management – primary responsibility (15%)
3. Pre-sales engagement – as a contributor or participant (5%)

The successful candidate should be primarily responsible for the planning and control of projects under his purview. He should have good grasp of technologies, and have excellent presentation and communication skills. He is required to lead and manage a pool of business analysts, architects, consultants, engineers and testers. The successful candidate should also
possess requisite experience and demonstrate proven track record in account management resulting in measurable repeat business generated from key assigned accounts. The successful candidate may be required to participate in pre-sales engagements, including effort estimation, presentation, etc.

Qualification and Experience:

1. Minimum 6 years proven experience in project management and has handled end-to-end project implementations
2. Minimum 12 years experience in IT industry and specifically in SDLC environment. with proven track record of successfully completing projects to customer satisfaction.
3. Experience in managing projects in Payments, AML and other banking functions preferred
4. Experienced in working in Vendor environment while directly managing the technical teams, Business Analysts Team and QA Team as well as the Architect.
5. Candidates with PMP certification will be favourably considered
6. Able to meet deadlines,plan and control projects under his/her purview.
7. Experience in managing time, cost, resource estimating and budgeting. And, detailed planning of resource assignment and resource histogram
8. Must have technical expertise in payments domain and atleast one programming language
9. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skill

Responsibilities– Project Management

  • Produce detailed gantt chart, schedule, project plan for tracking and communication

  • Time, cost, resource estimating and budgeting 

  • Detailed planning of resource assignment and resource histogram 

  • Assessment of appropriate skill sets and to secure resource allocation within budget

  • Conduct interviews to recruit project team members

  • Track and monitor progress, and alert relevant stakeholders of potential slippage or roadblocks

  • Perform “what-if” analysis for different scenarios to achieve desired project outcome 

  • Generate timely management reporting appropriate for different levels of audience

  • Control budget and work within timeline 

  • Effective management of scope, time, cost, quality, risk, resource and procurement

  • Expert use of various tools to effectively manage project schedule and communicate to stakeholders and management 

  • Conduct performance reviews / appraisal for team members 

  • Account receivable management – track payment milestones and ensure timely invoicing 

  • Assist finance in AR aging collection

  • Estimate effort for scope of work and generate work breakdown structures 

  • Produce quotation to clients for work to be performed 

  • Execute the plan with diligence

  • Adhere to PMO standards

  • Work closely with 3rd party vendors to coordinate schedule and delivery

Responsibilities – Account Management

  •  Establish rapport with all levels within client organization, forge long term customer relationships and grow the accounts 

  • Identify opportunities and pursue them 

  • Understand the client’s business and business needs and able to identify and propose viable solution offerings 

  • Contact point for voice of customer

Responsibilities – Pre-sales Engagement

  •  Assist in responding to RFP and tender document 

  • Assist in pre-sales by participating in solutioning, proof of concept, demonstration and presentation

  • Perform effort estimation to reasonably degree of accuracy and expediency without compromising deal or gross margin

  • Perform resource loading estimation