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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
Define the scope of the project in collaboration with operational risk subject matter experts, process owners and Policy team.
Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
Determine the resources (time, money, etc) required to successfully deliver the project
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
Draft, socialize and submit a detailed project approval request (e.g. PED) in adherence to project governance policy.
Execute / ensure execution of the project according to the project plan
Liaise closely with technology teams to ensure project is on track
Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
Review the quality of the work completed (BRDs, FSDs, SIT scope, performance testing, UAT scope etc.) with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
Ensure comprehensive training materials are published for relevant teams
Ensure training and readiness of support teams for seamless transition to BAU
Ensure that project is being executed as per project governance policy
Report progress of the project in accordance to project governance standards (weekly PWGs, monthly PSCs, PGCs etc.)
Create and submit documents to project governance committees on deliverables which touch a high operational risk process
Track financial performance against budget and provide commentaries in cases of budget break
Provide revised monthly forecast of business cost to PMO
Ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
Provide coaching to project managers and business analysts under supervision.
Provide guidance to team on competing priorities and issue resolution.
Encourage staff to engage in further learning through informal/formal trainings.
Ensure staff have set and agreed objectives.
Monitor progress of staff against set objectives.
Evaluate and reward staff based on attained objectives against targets.
Our Ideal Candidate
Sound knowledge of project management and/or Operational Risk processes
Experience in Risk Reporting is preferred.
Experience in implementing cloud based vendor projects is preferred.
Strong communication skills, ability to tailor messages to the audience and influence stakeholders.
Possess a driven, can-do attitude and proactive in stakeholder engagement.
Display leadership skills and comfortable in working with multiple stakeholders teams and functions.
Experience & Skills:
Minimum 10 years of experience in program/project management with 15+ years of overall work experience, preferably within banking industry.
Strong preference for functional knowledge within 'credit origination' domain.
Experience in waterfall and agile project methodologies.
Ability to manage senior stakeholders.
Ability to anticipate possible risks / issues and put plans to mitigate the risk / issues.
Ability to provide leadership and guidance to team.
Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
Ability to identify stakeholders and ensure appropriate engagement.
Knowledgeable in governance and controls deemed for proper project governance.
Aware of wider business, economic and market environment in which the firm operates.
Bachelors/Masters Degree in Banking / Finance / Management from a well-reputed university.
Project Management certified; PMP or Prince2.
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.