Senior Lead/Head, Project Management (Information Technology Division)
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Categories: Corporate Development
To lead as an IT Project Manager with a strong technical background to be part of the Business Technology team to drive and deliver IT projects and initiatives to support the organization’s digital transformation. We are looking for experienced Project Manager who have proven delivery track records in leading strategic, cross-functional, business and technical cloud project implementations.
Primary Responsibilities and Activities
Lead and manage IT projects as part of an integrated program management
Manage cloud adoption projects such as migration of existing on-premise systems onto the cloud
Understand and work with commercial cloud service providers on their various offerings to support transition of systems to a cloud first environment
Proactively communicate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders to elicit and analyze requirements, reconcile conflicts, deconstruct high-level information to deliver the appropriate system
Engage multiple stakeholders for demand planning and project prioritization
Manage cross-projects activities dependencies and trade-offs
Conduct procurement exercises such as tenders and requests for proposals to obtain solutions and services for the delivery of the project
Work with Vendor IT application development teams, infrastructure, architecture and information security to support the delivery of projects
Vendor contract management to review contract terms and conditions to understand obligations in a contract and areas of risk
Closely follow industry trends to identify new technologies that provide business values.
Align project deliveries and IT solutions with IT Enterprise architecture
Work closely with PMO for project reporting and documentation
Ensure compliance to Government and EDB principles and policies
Continuously benchmark project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher capability maturity
Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and modify schedules or plans as required
To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:
Bachelor's degree in business information systems (IS), computer science or related field, or equivalent related IT experience
Minimum 5 years of working experience managing a complex project involving multiple teams.
Proven delivery experience in project management and/or business solutioning in cloud project implementation with strong technical knowledge in cloud-based (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) technologies.
Familiar with managing software development using .NET, involved in complex system integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML) and understanding of , cloud application management, Micro services and API gateways
Strong vendor management with experience in managing third party vendors in a managed service and staff augmentation model
Hands-on experience using project management tools e.g. Microsoft Project
Experience with Agile delivery methodologies and collaboration tools (e.g. Kanban Boards, Jira Software, Confluence, etc.) is preferred
Understanding of the Singapore government technology requirements is an advantage.
Strong stakeholder engagement skills, analytical, problem solving and influencing skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Project Management Professional certification desired
We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 02 Jan 2019
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
28 Jun 2019
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