Manager, IT (IT Project Management Office)

Manager, IT (IT Project Management Office)

Hong Leong Bank
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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Project Manager Description:

  • As part of a dynamic team of professionals responsible for delivering Hong Leong Bank's IT related initiatives, you will work with leaders and teams across our organization to develop and deliver value added projects and programmes that will improve our business, our culture and our ability to best serve our customers for the long term.

  • We are looking for confident Project managers who would be responsible for managing the overall deliverables for an assigned project, including budgeting, scheduling and resource loading. Project management activities include estimation, planning/scheduling, progress reporting, and coordination with various business, operations and technical disciplines. The PM must understand the overall direction, priority, and schedules to execute the project and work with various discipline leads to deliver successful solutions to the stakeholders.


  • Develop the project schedule and plan to ensure timely completion of the project. Obtain stakeholders agreement with the project plan and timeline, and advise of any obstacles or resource needs that may affect completion of the project as planned.

  • Assigned projects are to be managed in line with the PMO's project methodology.

  • Effectively planning and managing assigned projects, ensuring delivery within agreed budget and timescales through all stages of the software development lifecycle.

  • Planning and coordinating the engagement of all project resources including internal business/technical resources and vendor/external resources.

  • Proactively leading resources to ensure that they are working efficiently and achieving the objectives set for them which would include creating scheduled meetings with the team to monitor progress and concerns on a weekly basis. The project manager must also ensure that meeting attendees are issued with reading materials in advance.

  • Managing risks and issues which have been identified by engaging the relevant teams to address them and to follow-up till resolution.

  • To prepare Management status reports which are accurate and concise to reflect project progress in a timely manner.

  • Working closely with the Bank's Project Management Office to ensure that cross project and system interdependencies are identified and managed accordingly.

  • All project communications must timely, relevant and appropriate to the audience.

  • Govern the Change Management process to ensure the original project scope is tightly controlled and any deviations or changes have the necessary formal approvals in-place.

  • Conduct project post mortems & create a recommendations report in order to identify successful & unsuccessful project elements.

Jobholder requirements:

  • Malaysian citizen.

  • Professional IT qualification/IT degree/related degree or diploma.

  • 4 years Project Management experience preferably within the Banking/Financial Services sector though candidates from other sectors are also welcomed to apply.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.

  • Experience seeing projects through the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Excellent analytical skills and experience presenting to Senior Management stakeholders.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and resourceful in finding solutions or leveraging on existing teams skillsets to advance the project.

Job Details

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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