Associate Project Manager (1 Year Contract), Information Technology Division, EDB
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Categories: Corporate Development
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore. For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg.
About the Information Technology (IT) Division, EDB
Our IT Division works in close partnership with EDB’s business divisions to drive digital transformation. We build digital products that leverage technology to improve EDB’s operational efficiency, create exceptional customer experience and deliver enhanced business value for EDB. We thrive on teamwork, and form cross functional teams of product managers, designers and engineers who work hand in hand to develop solutions for our organization and customers.
We are looking to hire an Associate Project Manager to join our team of passionate and creative technology professionals committed to using modern software development practices such as design thinking, agile and devops methodologies to achieve EDB’s business objectives. As an Associate Project Manager, you will be responsible for the entire application lifecycle of our digital product offering(s) which are used organisation wide. This is an excellent opportunity for a technology professional looking to build on your competencies and experience and serve in an organisation with a clear mission and strong culture of purpose to drive impact.
Key roles and responsibilities
Plan and lead application/platform upgrades/migrations and new application delivery/enhancements, covering the following areas:
Project Management from initiation, execution, monitoring till closure
Analyse projects’ business requirements and work with development team to assess technical feasibility;
Ensure that necessary project documentation is in place and signed off by the relevant stakeholders; and
Liaise with various stakeholders on change management, and release management activities.
Procurement and Contract Management
Create procurement related documents like RFQ, ITQ, Contract Variations etc, and lead the entire procurement process till completion; and
Execute contract, and monitor progress till closure.
Work closely with Level 1 Support team on any escalation of operational matters.
Ensure compliance of supported systems with government and IT policies.
Be familiar and keep up to date with governmentand IT policies to identify gaps within the supported systems;
Review the code scan reports regularly to identify flaws and vulnerabilities that need to be addressed;
Work closely with the application development and security teams to roll out measures to address the identified gaps and vulnerabilities within the stipulated time frame;
Arrange for System Security Accept Tests (eg. Penetration Tests, VA tests, CAGE SCAN tests etc) and ensure that remediations or mitigation actions are implemented within the stipulated time frame;
Prepare necessary documents e.g. risk assessments and policy deviation memos for approval; and
Perform regular application and user account reviews.
Participate in internal/external audit exercises, provide responses to audit queries and follow up on audit findings till closure.
To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:
Diploma or University Degree holder in Information Technology or equivalent discipline.
Minimum 5 years of project management experience.
Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Govtech API Exchange is desirable.
Experience in managing public sector IT projects (internet facing) and/or supporting applications. hosted in Government Private Cloud (GPC) is an advantage.
Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects or tasks.
Independent, resourceful, analytical. A good team player who is proactive in identifying problems and recommending solutions.
Good written and communication skills.
We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 02 Jun 2022
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
31 Aug 2022