About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
Project Delivery, Planning and Tracking
Delivers project scope as agreed on time within budget whilst adhering to organisational quality standards
Manages project triple constraints (scope, schedule and resources)
Effectively manages dependencies and constraints across the workstreams, departments, regions and countries for the project
Updates and reviews lessons learnt (both intra projects and organisational), both prior to and during each project
Optimize project critical path and rationalized project task based on feedback or observed facts
Programme/ Project Governance, Process and Standards
Establishes the project governance structure to best deliver the scope and solve the challenges of the project
Champions standards and takes corrective action when they are being breached
Reviews teams project documentation for quality and accuracy aspects
Produces programme/ project summary packs and briefs senior management on the status of their investment in line with the project governance model
Creates PMP and Project Execution documents
Manages programme budgets, identifies ways of driving down costs in order to control spending against the planned cost, analyses any variance and takes necessary corrective action to stay on Green status for Cost, provides timely forecasts and reporting as needed
Risk & Issue Management
Identifies, manages and mitigates risks that would impact the overall portfolio's success, making and agreeing suitable mitigation trade off as needed.
Ensures stakeholder satisfaction through effective communication and engagement
Seeks to understand, prioritise and unite multiple stakeholder agendas with different and potentially conflicting objectives
Effectively negotiates contracts with external vendors, maximising value for the Bank
Business Benefits/ Change
Ensures alignment between bank, projects and business area goals/ strategies
Understands and articulates the business case and benefits from the perspective of the business
Tracks projects benefits throughout the life time of the projects
Assesses and plans for required change management to the organisations/ regions/ countries in scope
Project Team Leadership
Creates strong credibility within the programme team based on respect
Creates a highly collaborative environment for working
Is a point of escalation for project managers and senior project managers within the programme
Sought out for consultation by the business regarding their issues and challenges
Anticipates and manage conflicts and difficult interpersonal situations and takes steps to avoid them
Drives adoption of framework/processes to enable better project management
Actively contributes to PM community through running learning sessions and providing thought leadership input
Demonstrates good technical and/ or business expertise to manage projects effectively
e.g. structure, governance, controls, scheduling, resource management, issue & risk management, reporting, stakeholder management, assumption and dependency management and financial control.
Manage large scale complex Network infrastructure delivery across multiple regions (eq. Data centre moves, WAN migrations etc)
Scope development, Benefits and Resource Management
Project plan analysis and optimisation
Project Financial Management and Reporting
Risk, Action, Issue and dependency Management
Leadership skill and people management
Negotiation and conflict management
Knowledge/familiarity with network technology and terminology
Good to have
Understanding and knowledge on Project Quality Framework
Understands and knowledge of general Bank processes
Proven track record on successfully running project in Banking industries with both retail, wealth management and investment business
Experience on leading multiple project stream in financial institution
At least 8 years demonstrable experience working in a similar role within Financial organization or similar within Network Technology Infrastructure domain
A person who can own tasks, initiate tasks from start to finish, a people person who communicate, listens, observed learns from other, motivate and drive teams, resolving conflicts and priorities while completing their task
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.