Director, Programme Manager, Strategic Transformation (Financial Services)

Job Title: Director, Programme Manager, Strategic Transformation (Financial Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 230,000
Reference: DZ/DIRPMSTRAFS/230
Contact Name: Don Zhao
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 17, 2019 16:38

Job Description

  • Leading International bank
  • Senior Director role with regional/global remit
  • Fantastic remuneration package

As part of a key Strategic Transformation Programme to facilitate the support and integration with other core platforms, our client, a leading international bank, is seeking an experienced and high calibre Programme Manager to own and drive end to end delivery of a new Strategic Document Platform (SDP).

SDP shall provide cutting edge Contract Lifecycle and Document management capabilities across Commercial, Corporate & Institutional Banking (CCIB) globally. The programme is one of the key Strategic Transformation programmes within CCIB, designed to implement a state of the art platform and re-engineer processes to take advantage of latest technology. It is a key facilitator for enabling us to support our clients faster and more efficiently, seamlessly integrating with other core platforms to provide the basis to scale our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintain a robust yet efficient Programme governance structure, in line with the bank’s standards
  • Mobilise a high performing team and provide leadership, direction and structure
  • Define, agree and communicate scope - then drive high quality delivery of it in a timely and cost-efficient manner
  • Ensure business benefits are clearly defined and tracked to realization
  • Drive RFP process, vendor selection, contract management and overall implementation
  • Establish strong relationships & communication channels across each of the stakeholder areas
  • Identify and manage key dependencies with other strategic initiatives, programmes etc
  • Drive the TOM definition and Business Process re-engineering across impacted areas in order to realise the benefits from the increased functionality

Key Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience delivering complex global transformation programs, ideally within large Financial Institutions
  • Experience of leading, or participating in RFP process
  • Extensive experience of delivering successful system implementations
  • Knowledge of conducting widescale process re-engineering
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills, horizontally across business lines and functions, and vertically from C-Suite to SME’s
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodology and ideally proven track record in delivering projects successfully through Agile methodology – including both system
  • Robust problem-solving skills with ability to think outside the box
  • Experience of implementing Strategic Documentation Platforms / Contract Lifecycle Management platforms would be desirable, but not essential 

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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