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ED, Program Directors in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 6/30/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Business Technology Services
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

We are currently looking to recruit Program Directors to join our organisation. You should have experience in managing multiple projects and a team of project managers. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Overall Accountabilities
  • Oversee the programme and ensure successful delivery of projects to an agreed project brief, timeline and budget.
  • Ability to manage large-scaled projects
  • Experience in people management and provide advisory to a team of project managers 
Stakeholder and Communications Management
  • Manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Continually manage stakeholder expectations through governance processes
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Provide status reporting regarding milestones, deliverable, dependencies, communicating across leadership and business stakeholders
Process and Delivery Execution
  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
  • Own the full project life cycle end to end
  • Ensure the program is aligned to and supports strategic objectives
  • Prepare detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities, including project management working and steering committees
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
Job Requirements: 
  • Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent
  • Demonstrated min 15 years of experience in project management
  • Banking experience in Change, Products, Operations, Process and operating models
  • Managed an array of large-scaled projects 
  • Full end-to-end project management in a lead role
  • Direct responsibility of multi-million dollar project budgets
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • A confident and self-aware leader with a high degree of independence
  • Good business accumen 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong customer/stakeholder focus
  • Excellent communication and strong written skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure