The role requires strong execution skills in project management, cross-area governance, planning & implementation. It will require the setting up and ongoing management of the Programme Management Office for the initiatives in the Asia region and the delivery of project components in support of global and regional programmes.
This will involve engagement with the responsible workstream leads across the spectrum of products, functions, divisions and firm business groups to apply structure, organisation, effective management and tracking.
A good working knowledge of the financial services industry is necessary and Operations experience and subject matter knowledge are a plus.
The candidate will have the following responsibilities :
Support to Program Manager throughout the lifecycle of global and regional projects and programs
Management support to a fully functional Program Management Office (PMO)
Project Management and delivery of individual project and programme components, including analysis and production of requirements, management of development, test and implementation
Creation and maintenance of materials for programme charters, governance models, workstream structures, key dependencies, RAID logs etc.
Management of work plan development, requirements collection, issues, risks and scope changes throughout all phases of the project
Working with stakeholders to prioritize work and drive and track milestones to completion
Tracking and reporting status on cross-divisional projects being completed by leads across Operations
Escalating risks and issues to Programme Manager as they are identified
Organizing and maintaining PMO artefacts and documents, including version control and traceability
Coordinating user training on various PMO tools such as Sharepoint etc.
Preparing reports and status updates on cross-divisional projects being completed by leads across Operations
Strong sense of ownership and accountability
Communication and Relationship Management
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, both in person and acting remotely
Developing effective working relationships and demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and accountability
Interacting with managers to help define and document project objectives, governance and priorities
Interfacing with key stakeholders, sponsors and other senior management to confirm program / project sponsorship / support, strategic alignment, and report progress, achievements, significant issues and risks