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Project Manager

Job title: Project Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Sector:
Salary: RM10,000-RM15,000 per month
Contact name: Izzah Hayati Saibudin
Contact email: izzah.saibudin@ellwoodconsulting.com.my
Published: 19 days ago

Job description

​​​​​​​​​About our client

Our client has been serving global financial institutions, with outstanding results. They are a boutique consulting firm that offers great career growth within the company.

They are looking for individuals to serve their banking clients.

Your responsibilities

  • Initiates the project, obtaining authorization to start the project and scope the project.

  • Engages the project Sponsor and Steering Committee.

  • Plans effectively around delivery constraints and optimizes the plan to maximize benefits and minimize risk. Develops the plan within constraints, considering the delivery approach, key milestones, and dependencies within the plan, requirements, and scope, effort and resources, budgets and quality.

  • Ensures the baselined scope, requirements, benefits, schedule, and budget are managed as outlined in Business Transformation Frameworks. Identifies and intervenes where there is slippage and variance from the plan.

  • Proactively monitors project execution to effectively identify risks, issues, and dependencies as they arise throughout the project lifecycle. Assesses the impact on the benefits realization for the projects and takes action to minimize impact, actively challenging and removing obstacles.

  • Takes ownership of critical issues and ensures resolution within agreed timescales and implements mitigating plans against identified risks and issues. Escalates when needed to the Senior Programme Manager with possible solutions.

  • Collaborates and builds positive stakeholder and business partner relationships providing regular updates to resolve high-priority issues affecting the project.

  • Works closely with delivery partners on planning, design, and estimating, bringing together delivery and business partner teams; actively managing dependencies between these teams and other projects and programs.

You will have

Required Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and solid experience in project management in a banking or financial institution environment.

  • Proven record of leading multi-disciplined teams and delivering complex global programs or projects.

Required Skills:

  • Holder of Project Management Professional Certification, Managing Successful Programmes, Projects in Controlled Environments, Project Management Professional, Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, or Prince2 or Six Sigma qualification will be an added advantage.

  • Mandarin speakers will be an added advantage – serving China/ HK market.

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