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Head, Project Management

Job title: Head, Project Management
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Sector:
Salary: Above RM25,000 per month
Contact name: Izzah Hayati Saibudin
Contact email: izzah.saibudin@ellwoodconsulting.com.my
Published: about 1 month ago

Job description

​​​​About our client

Our client is a multinational regional financial services provider dedicated to providing complete solutions to customers through differentiated segment offerings and an ecosystem that supports simple, fast, and seamless customer experiences, backed by a cohesive and inspired workforce and stakeholder relationships.

Our client is ranked among Malaysia's top banks and has a strong presence in ASEAN, has strong market leadership in Malaysia across targeted products and sectors. In the ASEAN area, the bank has a presence in nine nations

About the role

As the Head of Project Management team, you are expected to run the Project Management team by setting your own goals and objectives to meet overall objectives of the Bank. You will lead a team of 4-8 Head Business Analysts and reporting to the Head of Technology Services.

Your responsibilities

  • Provides management reports for IT projects to various Management and Board Committees.

  • Plan and forecast Project Management for successful execution of all projects.

  • Direct and oversee the teams of project managers managing key projects across the organization for the projects to be delivered within the agreed scope, cost, and timeline meeting stakeholders expectations.

  • Direct and oversee the team on the execution of testing-related activities including establishing and implementation of methodologies and processes.

  • Identify ways to improve services and reduce costs through the innovative use of existing resources, expansion of resources, and application of new technology.

You will have

Required Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of various IT technology, architecture, and application systems.

  • Understand the Group’s strategic objectives, its business model and the change required.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship-building skills.

  • Possess strong client management experience and people development skills.

  • Good Leadership qualities.

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management and systems development lifecycle.

  • At least 7 years in the position of leading and managing Project Management Teams of skilled and experienced staff.

  • Have successful track record in leading, managing and delivering IT projects/programs.

Preferred Professional Accreditation:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • PRINCE2 Certification.

  • Agile Project Management.

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