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The Advertiser
17Mar
Senior Recruitment Manager
The Advertiser   via JobsCentral



Roles & ResponsibilitiesThe Head (Talent Management) establishes the overall talent management strategy and framework to identify the right talent and drive organisational success. He/She develops career development frameworks and programmes to provide fulfilling career opportunities foremployees. He/She works with senior business stakeholders to develop succession plans for business-critical roles in the organisation.

He/She establishes the policies and guidelines for retirement and exit. He/She also reviews the business impact of    Read more

redundancy, retirement and exit decisions. He/She advises senior business leaders in managing and communicating sensitive talent decisions. As a department head, he/she sets the direction and goals for the team. He/She incorporates Skills Frameworks across the organisation's talent management plans.

He/She is a forward-thinking and influential leader who is able to use knowledge from various sources to make decisions and address multi-faceted issues. He/She has the desire to motivate employees and develop talent capabilities. He/She shows diplomacy when interacting with stakeholders at various levels.

Requirements~ Advise business leaders on exiting employees in a professional manner, taking into account organisational needs and legal obligations

~ Advise on labor policies, employment legislation and their applications to senior business leaders to facilitate their understanding of compliance requirements

~ Advocate diversity and inclusion campaigns to raise awareness and foster an inclusive employment culture

~ Align objectives and goals with internal stakeholders beyond the team and external stakeholders to yield mutual benefits

~ Align talent management programmes with Skills Framework components

~ Approve recommendations on changes to the function's operations and the required resources

~ Approve workflow improvement solutions and recommendations for the Talent Management function

~ Assess the current capabilities of talents versus the capabilities required for the future to provide insights on potential gaps, and recommend ways to address the gaps through a talent management programme

~ Assess the extent of in-house HR analytics capability and engage with external providers of benchmarking analytics services to supplement identified gaps

~ Champion HR activities with a global mindset while being aware of local culture sensitivities and needs

~ Communicate an understanding of the business environment in order to view problems and requests in the context of the long term goals and objectives

~ Communicate HR and business strategies using clear language that engages others in the view of the future

~ Conduct a diagnosis of HR function effectiveness in addressing the current and future needs of the business and the people

~ Construct robust and comprehensive succession plans, taking into account current and future business plans to build talent and leadership pipeline that is sufficient for business continuity

~ Create high impact, consistent and accurate messaging using appropriate tools to drive engagement, aligned with the organisation-wide communications strategy

~ Demonstrate situational awareness in managing individual and group communications regarding employee exits

~ Design a target operating model for HR by analysing the merits of different service delivery structure and system architecture, as well as by assessing costs and benefits of adopting HR technology solutions

~ Design career development framework and programmes with reference to relevant Skills Framework that applies to organisation's workforce

~ Develop a service management framework, incorporating service quality standards, service level agreements, and service excellence metrics

~ Develop a strategic talent management framework to identify talent profile, develop key talent and retain the right talent to meet the current and future organisation needs

~ Develop and drive re-employment strategies and policies to enable re-employment of employees beyond their retirement age

~ Develop career development strategies that build a strong local core of people to address the organisation's current and future business needs

~ Develop guiding principles with business leaders to advise on business critical positions for succession planning that would meet current and future business needs

~ Develop/Establish a business case for alternate HR policies to minimise the impact of redundancies due to business restructuring, including process or job re-design, training or re-skilling and redeployment

~ Employ negotiation and conflict management skills to help different parties achieve their desired outcomes

~ Enable business leaders to coach and mentor talent

~ Engage with business leaders to seek clarity on business strategy and coach business leaders to steer career goals and aspirations of the workforce towards greater alignment with the current and future business needs

~ Engage with senior business leaders to evaluate the ongoing viability of the succession plans

~ Establish long-term objectives for the Talent Management function that align with the strategy of the organisation

~ Establish organisation-wide career development framework, policy and programmes as a key component of employee value proposition

~ Establish relationships with senior leaders to build trust and understand their needs

~ Establish the operating and resourcing structure for the function to support the organisation's objectives

~ Evaluate the business impact of redundancy on the organisation to ensure redundancy-related enterprise risks are considered and addressed

~ Evaluate the business impact of retirement on the organisation to ensure enterprise-related enterprise risks are considered and addressed

~ Formulate succession plans with reference to relevant Skills Framework that applies to organisation's workforce

~ Identify opportunities to raise the corporate branding and profile around diversity and inclusion through communications with internal and external stakeholders

~ Lead HR transformation programmes, incorporating changes in strategy, structure, people, process and systems, to achieve HR technology, service and operational excellence

~ Lead team to translate business strategy into annual performance goals and departmental objectives

~ Look across a series of data and anticipate implications of business activity on HR practices

~ Manage budget for the function's activities and allocate to different teams and projects

~ Manage organisation redundancy and severance programmes that are in accordance with organisation policies, relevant employment laws and regulations, as well as industry practices

~ Manage resistance, objections and conflicts during conversations in a firm, respectful and empathetic manner

~ Map business-critical roles of the business leadership and pivotal positions of operational management to assess the organisation's vulnerabilities

~ Mentor senior level talent to identify their drivers of engagement, monitor their engagement level and make formal and informal efforts to retain talent

~ Monitor and evaluate the costs and effectiveness of career development programmes against people engagement level and turnover rate and develop continuous improvement actions

~ Perform market sensing by obtaining and maintaining knowledge of competitive practices within relevant labour markets such as industry, local, and professional competitors

~ Perform trend analysis by understanding the competitive environment in which the business interacts

~ Provide coaching and guidance to managers

~ Provide resources to advise senior leaders to determine the appropriate course of action in people related matters

~ Recommend HR policies, practices or strategies that competitively position organisation as an employer of choice

~ Recommend HR strategies as a result of workforce implications of business strategy and ensure that workforce requirements are fulfilled and both business and employees interests are maintained

~ Review and develop future-ready Human Resource policies and strategies, referencing local and global HR trends and best practices, taking into consideration context, economic outlook and available support to meet business needs

~ Review employee data handling practices and processes to ensure compliance with employee data protection policy and ethical guidelines to ensure privacy of confidential employee data

~ Review HR processes impacting workplace legislation to ensure controls are in place to prevent regulatory breaches

~ Support senior leaders to communicate redundancy decisions, concerns and options to affected individuals and business leaders in a professional and delicate manner

~ Translate retirement policy into operational framework and processes, keeping in view legal requirements, organisational needs and the well-being of retiring employees to instill a positive association with the organisation upon retirement

~ Understand organisational and individual challenges, help the senior leaders to define the problem and identify root cause of the people related issues

~ Understand the business strategy and determine its implications on the workforce

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PAREXEL INTERNATIONAL (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
15Mar
Clinical Trial Manager
PAREXEL INTERNATIONAL (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.   via JobsCentral



Roles & Responsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for all regional study management aspects of a clinical study including but not limited to all of the tasks specified below. For all of the regional study activities in a global study, the incumbent will work with the OSL/SnrCTM to ensure correlation of global study activities.

Study Concept, Planning and Strategy Phase

The incumbent is responsible for: ensuring regional study feasibility    Read more

in collaboration with the OSL/SnrCTM including summarizing regional assessment of patients and resource; initial assessment of vendors needed; and the development of regional specific study timelines.

Study Initiation Phase

The incumbent is responsible for: region-specific document development; assessing local vendor requirements and liaising with appropriate departments on vendor selection; ensuring the development of regional enrollment initiatives; input any regional specifics to the global study budget via the OSL/SnrCTM; planning regional clinical study supplies.

Study Management/Conduct Phase

The incumbent is responsible for: regional investigator meetings/presentation of materials; regional financial management; database lock activities; regional study drug management; regional trial master file; regional study enrollment management (e.g. contingency plan execution); ongoing review of protocol deviations; regional vendor management; ensuring compliance of serious adverse event reporting.

Close-Out Phase

The incumbent is responsible for: supporting database lock activities; ensuring all regional documents are filed in the CSR sections appropriately; ensuring all close-out activities are completed; ensuring study documentation is properly archived when the study is considered completed.

Requirements

Qualifications/Experience:

Science Degree with significant pharmaceutical industry or clinical development/medicine experience

Experience of site monitoring and study management responsibility is required.

Knowledge:

Employee must have a good understanding of the following:

Good Clinical Practices, ICH guidelines, PhRMA code, CFR Guidelines, clinical research ethics, HIPAA and patient privacy laws (plus applicable local regulations, when country-based),

Knowledge of concepts of clinical research and drug development, and

General therapeutic area education and training

In addition to the essential skills, the incumbent must have the ability to:

Handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously,

Work effectively in a team/matrix environment,

Understand technical, scientific and medical information,

Handle conflict management and resolution,

Understand clinical study budgets,

Plan, organize, project manage and analyse data, and

Demonstrate full competency in Microsoft Office programs.

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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)
15Mar
Vp, It Asset Management, Strategic Sourcing And Procurement, Coo
United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)   via JobsCentral



About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over    Read more

this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this role

Monitor IT asset life cycle from creation to disposal

Drive ITAM data completeness and accuracy

ITAM system support & testing

Liaise with BTS Support team for proposed change requests to ITAM

Resolve operating issues for e.g. Testing of the ITAM templates, upload and fixes, reconfigure ITP security group settings, etc

Assist user to review asset gaps of selected software

ITAM Documentation and access control

Document ITAM Asset Management Process and Dual Password Control Process

Job Requirements

Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in IT asset management.

Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.

Meticulous and efficient

Relevant experience in the financial services industry

Process-oriented

Be a part of UOB Family

Apply now and make a difference.

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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)
15Mar
First Vp Excellence And Efficiency, Strategic Sourcing And Procurement, Coo
United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)   via JobsCentral



About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over    Read more

this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

The Excellence and Efficiency Head must be able to work in close collaboration with each team within the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement function to :

Define, enhance, document and implement Strategic Sourcing and Procurement standards in terms of processes, interfaces to other processes, key procedures, data and systems used to support the process.

Identify efficiency opportunities from an end-to-end perspective

Drive standardized procurement processes that deliver holistic value

Execute GTO process improvement

Develop and maintain Procurement Performance Scorecard

Potentially manage a team of 4-5 resources

Deliver sourcing operations support to the Strategic Sourcing team

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

Minimum qualifications:

Education

Degree from any recognized University or recognized establishment (Business, Finance, Engineering or accounting will be beneficial)

Professional certifications in the field of Sourcing/Procurement/Supply Chain (e.g. CIPS, CPPM, CPM) are advantageous

Professional certification in Six Sigma Black Belt or equivalent is useful but not mandatory

Experience and Skills

Minimum 15 years of relevant working experience in continuous improvement, process development improvement and project management, including at least 5 years in a people management capacity.Experience in procurement environment will be advantageous.

Alternatively, 15 years of relevant working experience in strategic procurement (Source-to-contract and Procure-to-pay)

Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.

Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.

Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.

Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management level.

Experience in formulating KPIs and reporting performance metrics.

Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous but not mandatory.

Strong project management experience.

Change management experience is useful.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Highly collaborative and able to vary styles of interaction to match the needs of a variety of audiences and personalities in order to influence and challenge constructively.

People management experience in a matrix organization in an international environment

Knowledge and experience in working with e-sourcing tools and systems is an advantage.

Familiarity with the use of tools and systems e.g SAP, MS Projects, Qlik, Power BI and other tools to monitor portfolio activities and analyze portfolio performance.

Be a part of UOB Family

Apply now and make a difference.

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Singtel
15Mar
Project Manager
Singtel   via Singtel



We are looking out for dynamic project manager capable in managing large scale projects. The ideal incumbent should possess strong people management skills and demonstrated ability to manage and lead a multicultural team of resources.

Management of assigned Wide Area Network (WAN) projects and transitions complying to Project Management Methodology(PMM) that covers Initiation, Define, Organise & Plan, Implement & Control and Handover & Closure.

Lead the project team members    Read more

that are key to the successful delivery of the projects. .

Manage change to project scope and schedule to maintain customer satisfaction.

Record risk and issue and timely escalation to relevant stakeholders for resolution.

Communication to stakeholders and project reporting.

Help the team members to resolve conflicts and interface problems within the project and ensure successful delivery of the project.

Manage customer relationship during the projects through strong governance.

Provide pre-sales support for RFPs by preparing Gantt chart, customized response for bid questions and presentation on Project Management to potential customers.

Provide regular updates on progress of the project to the customers.

Provide weekly/monthly project status reports to management.

Ensure that customer projects are completed with high quality and to the customer’s satisfaction.

Provide Project Completion Handover Documentation to customer.

Facilitate project handover meeting to Operations.

The ideal candidate should possess:

Degree in Electronics Engineering/Telecommunication

At least 5 years of IT experience in a multi-disciplinary environment (Data Centre Operations, Network, Storage, Server, Middleware)

At least 2 years of Project Management experience in a low to mid-level complexity IT infrastructure outsourcing environment.

Certified in PMP, PRINCE II or CITPM

A self-starter with the ability to work independently, as well as in a team

Competent at communicating at the Senior and Executive Management level.

High level verbal, written communication and presentation skills.

Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Strong personal commitment to achieving results.

Have passion and with excellent appreciation of customer service.

Capacity to present persuasive arguments to key stakeholders.

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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)
15Mar
First Vp, Strategic Sourcing And Procurement, Coo
United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)   via JobsCentral



About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over    Read more

this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

Support, define and implement category IT strategies across the Bank, working in close collaboration with IT stakeholders and business functions to deliver a structured sourcing process to optimize the value from the supply market.

At the outset, proactively engage and integrate input from respective stakeholders to drive and optimize value generation.

Foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication lines with key stakeholders and colleagues in and across the countries to work towards shared business goals.

Develop and strengthen long-term partnerships with key stakeholders.Develop key stakeholder matrix in each category to maintain regular engagement.

Track and report savings achievements for areas in scope.

Ensure compliance to UOB policies, standards/guidelines.

Identify opportunities for improvement from an end-to-end perspective across Strategic Sourcing & Procurement function.

Establish appropriate supplier relationship management for assigned suppliers.

Job Requirements

Education

Degree from any recognised University or recognised establishment (Business, Finance, Engineering or accounting will be beneficial)

Professional certifications in the field of Sourcing/Procurement/Supply Chain (e.g. CIPS, CPPM, CPM) are advantageous

Experience and Skills

Minimum 13 years of relevant working experience in driving IT sourcing engagements and negotiating supplier contracts.

Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.

Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.

Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.

Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management.

Competent in formulating supplier negotiation strategies to address commercial and contractual (includes boilerplates and KPIs/SLAs) aspects.

Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.

Knowledge and familiarity of working with e-Sourcing tools and systems

Strong project management experience.

Be a part of UOB Family

Apply now and make a difference.

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SCIENTE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD.
15Mar
Senior System Analyst (Iot) (Jd#4976)
SCIENTE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD.   via JobsCentral



Roles & Responsibilities

Familiar and keen with Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and solutions? Looking to be part of the team that will transform Singapore's technology landscape?

Be part of the team responsible for designing and architecting end to end applications and infrastructure solutions .You will be challenged to architect and provide solutions for IoT technologies. Do apply if you enjoy a challenge and are willing to explore implementing new    Read more

technologies.

Requirements

Mandatory Skill-set

Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information System;

Has at least 3 years of working experience as a System Architect / System Analyst;

Experienced in designing end-to-end system and data flow design from sensors to backend applications, integrating IoT protocols and standards;

Exposure to sensors, data communication technologies like wireless, cellular, wired, and other technologies like virtualization, containers;

Understand fog/cloud-computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), networking designing;

Team player with excellent interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure and conflict management;

Ability to work independently and communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience effectively;

Excellent communication, planning and organization skills.

Desired Skill-set

​Experienced with middleware or messaging technologies (MQTT, OPC-UA or DDS);

Familiar with IoT technologies (Sensors);

Familiarity with cybersecurity management and policies for IT/OT systems.

Responsibilities

​Worked with the various team to design and architect the end-to-end application and infrastructure solution;

Review and analyze data gathered from IoT use case requirements and translate analyzed data to system flow diagrams;

Be able to ensure technical design considerations are feasible and justifiable after considering available technologies;

Evaluating, reviewing, testing and implementing vendor proposed solutions and report on deliverables, ensuring solutions are in line with requirements and timeline;

Manage internal and external stakeholders during the implementation;

Keeping track of project interdependencies and balancing resources to ensure that project deliverables are met;

Ensuring that systems continue to run smoothly after they have been deployed.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] at the earliest. Confidentiality is assured, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

EA License: 07C5639

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The Advertiser
15Mar
Regional Manager
The Advertiser   via JobsCentral



Roles & Responsibilities

To oversee overall overseas manpower selection, interview, hire, coordinate and discipline sales designer, and check in on individual department to make sure the sales performance are met. Regional managers create and maintain budgets, and coordinate with and report to senior management in the company.Assist in the developing of new operations procedures and policies.Assist training department and overseas ongoing training.

Requirements

Leadership Skills: Regional managers have to keep their    Read more

employees motivated, resolve conflicts and make hard decisions. A successful regional manager is a good leader.

Time Management: Regional managers work with multiple stores and managers across a large region, driving many miles to coordinate in-store visits and reviews. Regional managers might have to create schedules, order supplies and write reports. Time management is essential to make sure everything gets done.

Math and Budgeting: Regional managers are expected to keep and maintain a budget for the region, and make sure local stores are staying on budget as well. Confidence in using math skills to make sure you know where your company's money is going.

Analytical Skills: Regional managers are in charge of hiring new construction workers, and being a good judge of character will help ensure that the right people are being hired. Analytical skills are needed to solve problems that may come up during a typical work day.

Decision-Making Skills: Whether it is dealing with employees, management or vendors, regional managers will have to make decisions that affect the company. Having the ability to make hard and fast decisions is crucial to success.

Speaking and Writing: Regional managers requires strong communication skills. This might be in front of a group of employees, or in a meeting with management. Regional managers might be called upon to write reports, recommendations, or reprimands.

Strong communication skills is essential for this position

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VISA WORLDWIDE PTE. LIMITED
15Mar
Sr. Sw Engineer
VISA WORLDWIDE PTE. LIMITED   via JobsCentral



Roles & Responsibilities

Plan, design & implement a tool or solution’s architecture

Develop custom solutions using the available tools to solve business problems

Evaluate and implementtools releases, upgrades, fixes and patches

Provide 3rd level support for tools by working with vendor(s)

Write optimized unit testing, behavior testing & functional testing code by collaborating with the end users / customers & developers.

Work with various internal teams in Visa to ensure adherence toward standard software

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development/management methodology & framework.

Lead meetings and discussions with non-technical teams.

Find the best and most creative solutions to many different types of problems and help our

client & internal teams to achieve their goals.

Be an aficionado & advocate of latest technology in enterorise tools, automation & QA domain. Apply these technologies in a manner that empowers Visa in achieving operational & development excellence.

Requirements

Masters in computer Science with 2 years of experience or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science with 5 years of experience

Demonstrated experience with writing scripts in Python/Perl/Ruby/Bash/PowerShell.

Experience with REST, SOAP, JSON and XML is helpful.

Experience with programming languages like Java, C# (.Net), JavaScript, Python/Ruby etc

Good working knowledge with Databases (e.g. MSSQL, MySQL etc.)

Experience with enterprise tools like

Event Management Solutions e.g. IBM Netcool

Log management tools e.g. Splunk

Process or workflow automation software (e.g. Resolve / HPOO / BAO / Activiti etc.)

Working knowledge of IT management protocols such as ICMP, SNMP, WMI, syslog-ng, SSH, etc.

Knowledge of software development life cycle required

Good to have/ plus

ITSM Process experience (e.g. Change Management, Incident Management etc.)

Working experience with ITSM Tools (e.g. Service Now, BMC Remedy etc.)

Previous use of GIT or Subversion for code management and versioning.

Development of RESTful APIs, a huge plus.

Understanding of basic networking concepts, IP routing, access-lists, layer 2 switching

Linux familiarity and experience working in a shell environment.

Familiarity with Network, Systems and Infrastructure Management concepts, for example FCAPS model is good to have.

Expected General Soft Skills

Ability to engage on technical issues and concepts across multiple organization levels inside and outside Visa.

Able to work independently, yet seamlessly integrate and manage diverse groups and functions organized within different organizational reporting lines

Ability to lead and self-manage projects and tasks.

Ability, desire and motivation to learn quickly and pick up new skills.

Organized and be able to prioritize workload in order to meet necessary deadlines

Make independent judgments/decisions within established guidelines

Demonstrable teamwork attitude, ready to initiate collaboration and resolve conflicts

ITIL and project management certification a plus

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The Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd
14Mar
Project Manager, Big Data And Data Analytics (Group It)
The Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd   via The Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd

Job Description Job ID: 001026

Job Purpose

The Project Manager will manage and oversee a series of projects on big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) from initiation to implementation, working with BI and Analytics team, Integration/ETL team, QA team, project members, data architects, and business sponsors and business representatives to jointly design, develop and implement the AI solutions. The Project Manager is required to plan, manage, execute and    Read more

track the progress of concurrent projects, to bring the projects to their successful completion.

This role entails identifying and initiating opportunities across the Enterprise, building collaboration, and influencing strategic direction by raising visibility of trends and issues across the competitive landscape. The position requires a wide understanding new IT technology stacks and industry trends and practices.

The Job

• Own and be responsible for the successful delivery of projects, ensuring they are completed on time, meeting requirements and within allocated budget.

• Manage project lifecycle, from requirement, design, technical construction, testing, acceptance, training, documentation and implementation, in accordance with the GE’s Project Management Process and Methodology.

• Participate in pre-project activities such as estimation of project efforts, preparation of high level project plan with project timeline and resource requirements, and staffing and organization of project team.

• Plan, coordinate and communicate project plan, timeline and activities to the project team.

• Work closely with the group of key business owners and source systems SMEs, IT Risk & compliance, IT Security, QA on the agreed project objectives.

• Monitor and track progress of projects and stay on top of the projects to ensure smooth execution.

• Manage and coordinate project deliverables, ensuring their quality and configuration management.

• Analyse and highlight project risks and develop necessary risk mitigation plans.

• Analyse and highlight project dependencies to pre-empt project issues

• Maintain project issue register to keep close match of the project issues till their resolution.

• Manage performance of the project team, guide the project team in resolving issues, and resolve conflicts within the project team.

• Manage customer's expectation by understanding customers' needs and providing realistic expectations and scope of the projects.

• Manage and work closely with vendors, business partners and data centre involved in projects.

• Provide periodic update on project progress to project sponsors and escalate project issues not resolvable not project team level.

• Provide periodic update on project progress to project sponsors and escalate project issues not resolvable not project team level and PSC team. Job Requirements

Our Requirements

Engineering, or equivalent

• Certified Project Manager, either CITPM or PMP, with at least 10 years of experience in managing IT projects and software/application development lifecycles, Scrum Certified.

• Understanding all aspects of the software life cycle, using Agile or Waterfall software development practices.

• Strong delivery management experience, with proven track records in managing and steering projects towards smooth execution and on time delivery.

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with passion for making data-driven decisions.

• Experience in use of project management and collaboration tools is required (E.g. Microsoft Project, Confluence, Jira Software, Kanban Boards, etc.)

• Knowledge of big data platforms and tools is required E.g. Hortonworks, Hive, Spark, Sqoop, etc

• Knowledge of technology, tools and process related to data governance, master data management and data lineage is required

• Excellent in verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, effective in fostering teamwork and managing high performance project team.

• A working understanding of Cloud computing, Data Science, and/or Machine Learning.

• Experience leading cross-functional teams.

• Familiar with current topics in big data / data analytics such as natural language processing, complex event processing, machine learning, computer vision, deep learning, supervised or unsupervised skills,OpenCV, tensorflow, dockers container management is desired

• Experience or skill for software programing language for Java, Shell scripting, Python or Java Scripts.

To all recruitment agencies: Great Eastern does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our email or our employees. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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