Project Manager

Job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and track multiple project implementations, ensure project goals are achieved in term of timeline, scope, budget and quality.
  • Ensure the project requirements and scope are well defined and manage all the change requests.
  • Establish a good working relationship with all levels, internally and externally.
  • Apply effective SDLC methodology and project management standards.
  • Develop and maintain key project artefacts such as statement of work, project plan, work breakdown structure (WBS), change request log and progress report.
  • Monitor and produce timely project status update and effectively manage issue escalation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Experience supporting cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders to ensure efficient and timely delivery of project.
  • Drive the testing strategy and manage the testing cycles, ensuring all critical and high defects are resolved.
  • Identify areas that can be streamlined to improve productivity and reduce cost.

Requirements

Knowledge / Experience / Skills:

  • 4-6 years of demonstrated project management experience preferably in Financial Services.
  • Good and proven knowledge of project implementation for large-scale, multi-interfaces applications (electronic trading solution is highly desirable).
  • Good knowledge of project methodologies (SDLC and Agile) and MS tools (MS Project, Visio, Excel etc.).
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills, expertise in managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Manage relationships with all levels of the organization, internal and external.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated experience in managing offshore or distributed project teams.
  • Result-oriented with focus on delivery.
  • Relevant project management certification like PMP and PMI-ACP is preferred.