Manager, IT (IT Project Management Office)

Manager, IT (IT Project Management Office)

Hong Leong Bank
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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Job Purpose Summary:
  • Define, plan & implement IT projects consistently, including defining the project scope, goals & deliverables, progress management, risk & issues management, resource tracking, financial tracking, stakeholder management & associated status reporting, within the prescribed time frame & funding parameters in order to support enterprise &/or strategic corporate goals.  
  • Review & evaluate performed project management processes, work products & services against established standards & procedures & recommend improvements to ensure consistency in service delivery.
Functional (job responsibilities)
  • Provide project leadership, management & oversight of IT projects involving business consultation, estimation, planning & management of the technical team to deliver successful solutions.
  • Assemble project team, assign individual responsibilities, identify & manage appropriate resources needed, develop & manage schedule to ensure timely execution of project(s).
  • Manage project budget & achieve cost targets.
  • Oversight of general project tasks, including chairing project meetings to ensure that projects are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets & expectations, & adhering to established operating parameters.
  • Plan, schedule & track project timelines & milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Develop & execute the project's communication plan.
  • Manage project risks & scope & identify & resolve issues which may impact the project results.
  • Prepare & report timely project status to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises & devise contingency plans.
  • Establish strong stakeholder relationships to manage any internal & external risks to the project.
  • Conduct project post mortems & create a recommendations report in order to identify successful & unsuccessful project elements.
  • Comply with all standard controls & processes, both internally including IT System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), change management & change control processes, & externally as defined by business/operating unit processes.
  • Participate in the development & maintenance of processes, best practices, & templates relating to business systems analysis, communication standards, & general project management practices.
Organizational (organizational responsibilities)
  • Assist Section Head, Project Management to reduce overhead costs & meet budgeted targets.
  • Provide weekly updates on overall status & health of projects assigned to facilitate weekly IT PMO and IT management meetings.
  • Identify & ensure execution of annual training plan to meet staff competency standards.
  • Communicate work progress & all (work related) pertinent information in an accurate and timely manner to Section Head, Project Management.

Job requirements
  • Professional IT qualification/IT degree/related degree or diploma.
  • At least 5 years experience in IT Project Management.
  • Successful prior experience as a project manager, with demonstrated experience in managing & implementing multiple large scale technical projects in the financial services industry.
  • A strong appreciation of key business drivers & an understanding of the IT impact upon the business.
  • Working knowledge of technical/system products being used in the organization.
  • Proficient in the use of project management tools i.e. Microsoft Project including working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Experience with formal project/software delivery methodologies.
  • Has thorough understanding of the business that the assigned projects are supporting. Uses this understanding of the business & systems environment to develop appropriate and timely solutions to daily issues.
  • Strong aptitude to manage competing priorities & driven projects to meet tight deadlines.
  • Breadth and depth of analytical/problem solving skills with excellent attendtion to detail.

Hong Leong Bank Berhad ( HLB) is a leading financial institution in Malaysia backed by a century of entrepreneurial heritage. Providing comprehensive financial services guided by a Digital-at-the-Core ethos has earned HLB various awards for its innovative approach in reimagining customer experiences and their banking journey. HLB’s digital and physical offerings span across a vast nationwide network in Malaysia, strengthened with an expanding regional presence in Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, and China.
Expanding on our Digital at the Core ethos, we are progressively digitising the employee journey and experience to provide a strong foundation for our employees to drive life-long learning, achieve their career aspirations and grow talent from within HLB. HLB is the recipient of the Gold Award for Best Workplace Culture at the HR Excellence Awards 2019 for our efforts in nurturing a culture of high performance.
Thank you for considering HLB as your preferred employer and we look forward to receiving your application soon.

Hong Leong Bank (“HLB) stands proudly as a leading financial services institution based in Malaysia, providing a wide range of comprehensive and innovative financial solutions across the region. These services are delivered through both digital and traditional means, via online and mobile banking, as well as our digital branch concept to provide customers with an efficient and seamless experience aided by technology.As the service and financial landscape changes rapidly with the ever-increasing use of technology, staying attuned to customers needs and desires becomes even more critical to HLB’s operations. To stay ahead of these dynamic changes, the Bank has adopted the approach of reimagining banking by embedding digital considerations and customer centricity in every aspect of our operations, from products and services as well as customer care and engagement.HLB’s ethos of being Digital-At-The-Core powered by customers-at-the-forefront will continue to lead us to innovate offerings in line with our aspiration of being a highly digital and innovative financial services organization.

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