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Program Manager

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Job Description

IT Program Manager position overseeing the integration of IFRS 17

Job purpose:

IRFS17 Program Manager is a highly skilled project/program who has significant hands-on project management experience delivering large and complex initiatives on time, on cost and on quality. Will be accountable for IT Delivery of the IRFS17 program across Asia.

Major accountability: Lead Strategic Regional Programs (80% of time):

  • Manage Asia-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives, leading a variety of different types of projects including IRFS17, new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process re-engineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
  • Direct project managers on all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with matrix IT partners to oversee all development phases of a project; ensure that sound plans are developed.
  • Ensure that cost/benefit analyses and project initiation governance are done for each project in accordance with SLF standards.
  • Monitor appropriate risk management practices throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with project managers and subject matter experts to ensure that high-level and detailed project plans are developed that focus on successful project execution and controls to meet approved project objectives.
  • Ensure that timely communication occurs between project teams and their stakeholders.
  • Synthesises project status reports and compiles executive updates on project accomplishments against milestones
  • Ensures a high standard of project status and reporting accuracy.
  • Works closely with other Business Group organizations to effectively align project resource requirements and work package leadership in support of project objectives.

Other responsibilities (20% of time)

  • Oversees several project managers, who are individually responsible for planning, resources, executing, tracking and reporting on projects
  • Create and foster relationships with key individuals and executives up to and including the CIO, Business leaders, practice managers and program sponsors
  • Prepare and deliver executive level program updates to senior audiences with concise recommendations and clearly defined executive decision points (with supporting detail as required)
  • Leads and facilitates Program Steering committees, with business and IT leaders up to and including the CIO
  • Consult with multiple service owners on annual project planning and longer-term strategies to look at resource requirements, potential project conflicts / leverage points and to create organizational awareness around large program objectives, timelines and impacts
  • Responsible for supporting M&A analysis and drive various JV integration initiatives across the region.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward and up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Alistair now on 85222307931.

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelNone
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
HaysHuman Resources and Recruitment