AXA

Project Manager - Regional Finance, AXA Asia Regional Office (1-year contract)

AXA
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Project Manager - Regional Finance, AXA Asia Regional Office (1-year contract)

Location: HONG KONG

Purpose of the Role
To provide full spectrum of project management leadership to specific project(s) and initiatives assigned to, notably regional MIS platform project & Finance SC
General Criteria
  • Manage all assigned initiatives and projects to Quality, Time and Cost (QTC) criteria.
  • Coordinate with Project Sponsors, Project Director, Project Manager and work stream leaders, submit relevant project reports required for the Project Review Committee (PRC), Bi-weekly project update report, manage PMO activities and direct project work streams and meetings. 
  • Driving the Work-stream leads to provide correct inputs for planning, budgeting, reporting etc. And all other necessary information to achieve the QTC targets.  (eg. timesheets and validation etc.)
  • Assisting the PD in all decision making tasks.
  • Preparing/updating powerpoint slides, word documents and spreadsheets to support decision making.
  • Understand critical project success factors, delivery methods and identify areas of variance and impact for rectification.
Key Specific Criteria
  • Have experience ideally with Insurance industry related MIS & Finance reporting initiatives
  • Able to drive regional MIS/Technology project with diverse participants across the AXA geography and able to drive deliverables and timelines in alignment with sen. Stakeholder expectations
  • Understands critical concepts of Financial information and reporting, dimensions and data models in ledgers and other Financial information sources
  • Can manage initiatives across regional entities and diverse stakeholders and project communities (eg. Local entity finance communities participating in deliverables etc.)
  • Able to grasp complex relationships of local reporting needs, statutory and regulatory needs vs. regional compliance reporting needs and effect changes with minimal local impact.
  • Strong experience and familiarity with complex Finance Data Mart projects is a key criteria. Familiarity with technologies like QlikView, SAS, Infor and respective staging technology and how to drive such initiatives successfully are ideal experience criteria to differentiate the successful candidate.


 




Qualifications

Experience / Qualifications:

  • University degree in Computer Science or related fields. Financial services experience (preferred)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably some experience in running complex Financial Services industry related projects or within a PMO office environment.
  • Understanding of Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle is desired
  • Strong organization and people skills.  Able to chase/follow-up with people for information on-time and mult-task
  • Fluent in spoken and written English / fluency in Cantonese not essential but would be favourable.
  • Broad knowledge of project management essential

Skills (technology skills to be included):

  • Sound knowledge of Excel, Word & Powerpoint

  • Lotus Notes Database and MS Sharepoint

  • Familiarity with Financial Data Sources, flow and confluence in insurance context


Technical Skills

  • Budgets
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Lotus Notes
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Project Management
  • Qlikview
  • SAS (Statistical Software)
  • Software Development
  • Spreadsheets