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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
Project Delivery, Planning and Tracking
Delivers project benefits defined by the business on time within budget whilst adhering to organisational quality standards
Successfully manages project scope through effective change control
Effectively manages dependencies and constraints across the workstreams, departments, regions and countries in the project
Updates and reviews Lessons Learnt (both intra projects and organisational), both prior to and during each project and ensures that no previous mistakes are repeated
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 and 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 delivery of scope
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 for self 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 possible conflicts and difficult interpersonal situations and takes steps to avoid them manifesting
Drives the adoption of new processes or techniques to manage project implementation
Actively contributes to the PM Community through running learning sessions and providing thought leadership
Demonstrates good technical and/ or business expertise to manage projects effectively
Our Ideal Candidate
Degree in IT or Project Management
Project Management Methodology (PMI PMP) e.g. structure, governance, controls, scheduling, resource management, issue & risk management, reporting, stakeholder management, assumption and dependency management and financial control
At least 3 years demonstrable experience working in a similar role within a Project organization, business office or similar in a Technology, Technology Infrastructure or IT organization is required.
A person who can own tasks, initiate tasks from start to finish, a people person who listens to motivate and drive teams to resolve in reaching completion in every task they do.
Manage global infrastructure delivery across multiple countries
Scope development, Benefits and Resource Management
Project Financial Management and Reporting
Risk & Issue Management
Good to have
Use of Clarity Project tools
Understands and employs Project Quality Framework
Understands and follows Bank governance processes
Bank strategy and roadmap Implementation Advanced
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.