Citi Technical Project Manager in Singapore, Singapore

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17048215

Description

Description:

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) is responsible for planning and managing complex technical projects. Successful candidates will possess strong business acumen, good decision quality. They will be able to deal with ambiguity, demonstrate managerial courage, possess political savvy, demonstrate drive for results and have strong negotiation skills. Successful candidates will be able to create strong peer relationships and build effective teams.

Key Responsibilities:

To lead the implementation of projects in line with project management methodology, and manage and coordinate the work of the implementation work streams and functional areas involved in a project, including Product, Technology and Client Operations and other teams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for the successful execution of technical initiatives and the management of technical teams in the execution of those initiatives

  • Work with core project resources (such as clients, vendors, technical resources, and overall project manager) to develop detailed, actionable project schedules

  • Assign tasks to resources and develops detailed and accurate work schedules, project estimates, and resource plans

  • Staff technical projects through initial resource planning and ongoing accurate labor forecasting, contributing to maximizing resource utilization in the department

  • Ensure the right resources are engaged at the right time for the right work over the life of the project

  • Ensure accurate and timely resource time charges to assigned projects.

  • Execute, monitor and control technical projects from original concept through final implementation

  • Communicate accurate and timely project accomplishments and overall project health to stakeholders via required measures and methods (such as status reports, metrics, checkpoints, portfolio reports, and scorecards).

  • Facilitate technical discussions across engineering organizations, driving to collaborative decisions. Communicate with other Engineering teams to work through issues of architecture and technical dependence

  • Manage and monitors project budgets with high focus on approved technical funding and technical cost containment

  • Ensure cost changes have accurate and timely approvals and follow corporate and department standards, policies and procedures.

  • Ensure adherence to all government, corporate and department standards, policies and procedures in all technical artifacts, tasks and decisions across the technical team

  • Review project deliverables, especially technical artifacts

  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

  • Ensure support areas are engaged to drive effective training and turnover of technical solutions

  • Proactively manage project risks and risk mitigation plans

  • Provide recommendations for performance improvement

Competencies:

  • 10 years of relevant work experience, with minimum 3 years of experience managing projects

  • Minimum of 7 years VisionPLUS application support and/or development experience

  • Sound programming skills in COBOL and proficiency with IBM mainframe platform

  • Previous development or support experience preferred

  • A good understanding of the credit card industry

  • Possess knowledge of Commercial Cards functions and supporting systems(such as IVR) preferred

  • Strong customer service focuses with the ability to communicate with highly technical management teams

  • Project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and functional

  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, interpersonal, and team building skills

  • Project Management Institute certification is desired, not required

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Qualifications

Description:

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) is responsible for planning and managing complex technical projects. Successful candidates will possess strong business acumen, good decision quality. They will be able to deal with ambiguity, demonstrate managerial courage, possess political savvy, demonstrate drive for results and have strong negotiation skills. Successful candidates will be able to create strong peer relationships and build effective teams.

Key Responsibilities:

To lead the implementation of projects in line with project management methodology, and manage and coordinate the work of the implementation work streams and functional areas involved in a project, including Product, Technology and Client Operations and other teams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for the successful execution of technical initiatives and the management of technical teams in the execution of those initiatives

  • Work with core project resources (such as clients, vendors, technical resources, and overall project manager) to develop detailed, actionable project schedules

  • Assign tasks to resources and develops detailed and accurate work schedules, project estimates, and resource plans

  • Staff technical projects through initial resource planning and ongoing accurate labor forecasting, contributing to maximizing resource utilization in the department

  • Ensure the right resources are engaged at the right time for the right work over the life of the project

  • Ensure accurate and timely resource time charges to assigned projects.

  • Execute, monitor and control technical projects from original concept through final implementation

  • Communicate accurate and timely project accomplishments and overall project health to stakeholders via required measures and methods (such as status reports, metrics, checkpoints, portfolio reports, and scorecards).

  • Facilitate technical discussions across engineering organizations, driving to collaborative decisions. Communicate with other Engineering teams to work through issues of architecture and technical dependence

  • Manage and monitors project budgets with high focus on approved technical funding and technical cost containment

  • Ensure cost changes have accurate and timely approvals and follow corporate and department standards, policies and procedures.

  • Ensure adherence to all government, corporate and department standards, policies and procedures in all technical artifacts, tasks and decisions across the technical team

  • Review project deliverables, especially technical artifacts

  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

  • Ensure support areas are engaged to drive effective training and turnover of technical solutions

  • Proactively manage project risks and risk mitigation plans

  • Provide recommendations for performance improvement

Competencies:

  • 10 years of relevant work experience, with minimum 3 years of experience managing projects

  • Minimum of 7 years VisionPLUS application support and/or development experience

  • Sound programming skills in COBOL and proficiency with IBM mainframe platform

  • Previous development or support experience preferred

  • A good understanding of the credit card industry

  • Possess knowledge of Commercial Cards functions and supporting systems(such as IVR) preferred

  • Strong customer service focuses with the ability to communicate with highly technical management teams

  • Project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and functional

  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, interpersonal, and team building skills

  • Project Management Institute certification is desired, not required

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience