Project Manager

Project Manager

AIA Group
1-4 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!This 1-year contract position is intended to drive end-to-end delivery of project(s) on time, within budget and at a high quality level by leading a project team with minimum 30. This role is responsible defining, tracking and communicating in a consistent and effective manner and incorporating effective change and risk management controls at project level.
Position Objectives:

  • Manage project scope to be delivered via base-lining and change control process which is complex or at medium-large skill impacting more than 1 business function and/or with minimum investment of RM1mil.

  • Identify and manage risks and issues with proper documentation up to closure

  • Identify and manage project dependencies from scope, timeline, budget and resource aspects.

  • Lead and direct a project resource team to deliver successful via mentoring and coaching skill.

  • Ensure effective communications and relationships between customers and project team members are maintained.

  • Ensure project documentations are made and safe-kept for audit purpose.

  • Propose continuous improvement on project management process/practice and share with peers/junior project manager(s) for use.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Manage the assigned project(s) within given budget and timeline as Project Manager, including:

  • Drive project planning with project owner and executive to deliver new technology or business process or function impacting more than 1 business operations and/or with minimum investment of RM1mil.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents with identified project dependencies and critical path.

  • Develop all project management documents (including project management plan, terms of reference) for stakeholder approval before project kick off.

  • Closely track project milestones and deliverables, and document the identified risk and issues until closure.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency and mitigation plans.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear manner.

  • Identify the required project resources and negotiate with resource managers for the acquisition.

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

  • Manage project budget according to established accounting policies and procedures forecast project cash flow and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis

  • Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization

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

  • Keep and archive project documents for audit purpose.

2. Cultivate company operating principle and support an ethical culture to fulfill legal and compliance requirements, and encourage professionalism amongst stakeholders.
Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master degree from a recognized University preferably in Business Administration, Insurance Studies, Actuarial, and Information Technology

  • Certified Prince2 or Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferable

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in technology, business operations, management or project leadership

  • More than 2 years project management experience and preferably in business transformation, change management, process re-engineering and new technology implementation

  • Good understanding of insurance business and management principles

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and ability to motivate and engage team members

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines flexible and adaptable to a dynamic working environment for project delivery

  • Good strategic thinking, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels (project stakeholders and test team)

  • Ability to work independently in a matrix organization chart and as a good team player

  • Skilled ability to foster continuous improvement and innovation ability to accept and lead change initiatives throughout the organization

  • Passion in project/program delivery with proven track record of result orientation

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live healthier, longer, better lives.
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About AIA Group

The roots of today's AIA Group can be traced to 1919 when entrepreneur Cornelius Vander Starr established his first insurance business in Shanghai, China. What followed was pioneering growth, securing AIA's position as the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group-spanning 18 markets and serving the holders of more than 38 million individual policies and more than 16 million group scheme members. AIA is based in Hong Kong and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong under the stock code '1299' (ticker symbol: 'AAGIY'). AIA's contributions have supported social and economic progress across Asia, while also advancing the reach and impact of life insurance across the region. In 2020, we paid more than US$16 billion in benefits and claims, providing essential financial protection when it was needed the most. We also take pride in the long-term relationships we have developed with our customers and agents that in many cases have continued for generations. The insurance industry plays an important role in addressing the sustainability challenges our communities face. With this in mind, AIA's ambition is to be a global industry leader in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), shaping a sustainable future for the communities we serve and creating long-term value for our stakeholders. For more than a century, AIA has strived to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities across Asia. As we look to the future, this commitment is reinforced by our Purpose: to help millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. Our Purpose guides the decisions we make and the actions we take as an organisation-empowering and enabling people to understand and manage their health, while meeting their long-term savings and protection needs. Helping create a healthier Asia is one of the most important and valuable things we can do for our communities, today and tomorrow.

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