Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

AIA Group
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!This 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 100. The position is responsible to define, track and communicate in a consistent and effective manner and incorporate effective change and risk management controls at project level.
Job Responsibilities:
1. Manage the assigned project(s) within given budget and timeline, including: (75%)

  • 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 RM5mil.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables by work-streams/modules 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/recruit the required project resources and negotiate with resource managers/external vendors 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. Coach team members to increase team performance and productivity levels. Enhance competency of team members and continually develop both succession plans and development plans for all members of the team, including junior project manager. (15%)
3. Cultivate company operating principle and support an ethical culture to fulfill legal and compliance requirements, and encourage professionalism amongst stakeholders. (10%)
Job Requirements:

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

  • Certified in Prince2, Agile Project Management, Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Program Management Professional (PgMP) is required

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in technology, business operations, management and/or project leadership

  • More than 5 years project/program management experience with waterfall and/or agile implementation methodology 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 program delivery

  • Strong 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

For a century, we have served millions of people and generations of families all around the Asia-Pacific region.AIA is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group – with a presence in 18 markets across the Asia-Pacific region.Our Vision is to be the world’s pre-eminent life insurance provider. That is our service to our customers and our shareholders.Our Purpose is to play a leadership role in driving economic and social development across the region. That is our service to societies and their people.Our Promise to help people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

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