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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
Acting as a right hand of programme manager and reference point for central PMO queries
Establishing and maintaining end to end programme plan for infrastructure and non-infrastructure activities
Building and maintaining all required project reporting and the identification of and appropriate escalation of issues and risk. This will include programme level and portfolio dashboard reporting.
Sharing lessons learned and best practices across projects, building relationships with stakeholders at all levels
Supports the projects in their use of the mandated Risk Management System for tracking of Risks, Issues, Change Requests and Dependencies.
Maintaining the Project Management tool 'Clarity' with up to date forecast, reporting, risk and planning information
Supporting the PM through the funding process, pulling together the business case and ensuring all governance requirements have been met.
Ensuring all financial forecasts are accurate and accurately maintained with full transparency back to the projects plan and the Project Execution Document
Change Management -- Maintenance of Change Request Register that fully documents changes to project scope, time and benefits and ensure the Programme Governance Procedures are followed to approve such changes
Resource Management - Detailed resource profile for each project tracking all resources at activity level and being consistent with forecast as well as actuals
Ensure that the project is fully baselined (for financials and Work Breakdown & staffing schedules) and project based measures are established to ensure that high quality and measurable exit criteria are established for project deliverables and so governance and controls can be applied and that any deviations from the same are monitored and tracked accordingly.
Ensure all project documents are delivered as per central PMO governance and guidelines and that for all documents accountability and responsibility has been assigned and is tracked on a regular basis.
Establish and conduct monthly Project Steering Committees & weekly Project Working Group's (and other forums as may be required) and ensure that they are run on a regular basis, are effective in terms of driving project deliverables and minuted.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all project and PMO stakeholders to ensure that they are able to execute on their accountabilities in relationship to the project.
Tracking of Project Milestones against the master milestone plan and escalating items that are at risk of completion
Our Ideal Candidate
At least 5-7 years experience working in a project/programme office environment.
Excellent Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills
Adept and comfortable with technology
Experience in Project portfolio/programme management and financial controls
Hands on experience in running projects and good grasp of PM methodologies would be an asset
Proven track record in working with complexity and in a matrix organization, with excellent ability to create a network.
Positive attitude and ability to operate at all levels within Standard Chartered Bank.
An advocate of team culture and collaborative working.
Pragmatic team player with an attention to detail; Ability to drive multiple agenda
Strong communication skills with an excellent standard of English, strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills, and excellent communications and presentation skills.
Flexible and responsive in order to handle changing priorities.
An inquisitive approach to practices, procedures
Independence and robustness.
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 .