Project manager (Trade Finance / Transaction Banking / Cash Management )

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
IT/Computers - Software
Kuala Lumpur
Years of Experience
8 - 18 years
Posted On
1st Apr 2020
Project Manager,Trade Finance,Cash Management,Transaction Banking

Job Description:

Role: Project manager (Trade Finance / Transaction Banking / Cash Management /

Experience: 8 – 19 years

Location: Sentral KL
  • We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with 10+ years working experiences and knowledge project management in banking, preferably with exposure to Trade Finance, Transaction Banking, Cash Management, Payments related area.

Job Scope :
  • The candidate is expected to demonstrated ability:
  • Ensure project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Work closely with various team such as IT leads, Delivery Leads and Testing team for kick off readiness and during project implementation
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Monitor projects and CRs progression to ensure timely delivery
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Update progress report and escalate to management as needed
  • Foresight and highlight potential timeline and budgetary risks to internal and external stakeholders in advance.
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders (internal and external, including client’s 3rd party vendors as needed)
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Resolve issues / road blocks and hurdles independently.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word)

Key Attributes
  • Ability to empathize by listening, understanding and relating to the thoughts, emotions or experience of others.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues affecting the use of information technology in the banking industry.
  • Demonstrated a track record for solving complex problems with a high-level of understanding of technical specification related to IT business user needs.
  • Stakeholder and relationship management skills to maintain effective internal and external partnerships.
  • Ability to analyze critically, problem solve, initiate change and accept responsibility.
  • Highly developed organizational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet regular deadlines.
  • Ability to write reports, routine business correspondence and prepare presentations.
  • Able to take ownership and be proactive with respect to business and technology challenges and solutions
  • Creative and pragmatic problem solver, and self-motivated individual
  • Team player and able to work with different people from different cultures and environments
  • Driven with a passion for learning, creating things and understand technology in general
  • Always maintain high degree of personal and professional integrity

Qualifications and Certifications ( Not mandate , Good to have )
  • Project Management Training or Certifications (PMMI, PRINCE, Scrum Master)

About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.