INFRA Project, Senior Manager

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: IT/MN/SPSM/210619C
Posted: almost 2 years ago
Consultant: Desmond Koh
Consultant Email: email Desmond
Consultant Phone:

Job description

The incumbent is responsible to lead cross-functional and matrix team and manage multiple projects within the IT and business domains to deliver projects on time and budget while meeting business objectives.

Communication and People management

  • Exhibiting result-oriented trait, proven people management experience and skills to lead, motivate and develop teams of industry professionals (both onshore and offshore) to solve culturally diverse business and technical issues.
  • Develop, manage and improve relations with both internal and external stakeholders.

Project delivery management

  • Manage programs and projects within the IT domains and own the complete end to end project management accountability.
  • Meeting effective outcomes such as forecast accuracy, quality standards and meeting project timeline using project management artefacts while ensuring compliance with project management policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and manage resource plans and ongoing forecasts.
  • Support the delivery team with the appropriate resource, reporting, and financial management inputs.
  • Lead in the identification of business impacts resulting from project implementation and proactively manage them.
  • Resolving program/project escalated issues and disputes while maintaining constructive working relationships and achieving schedule commitments.

Financial Management

  • Prepare monthly financial forecasts and reconciliations against budget to ensure forecasting variance maintained within 10%.
  • Deliver financial submissions and updates to sponsors and senior stakeholders in accordance with capital management processes.
  • The role is tasked with meeting both key programs/project delivery milestones along with financial and customer-centric KPIs.
  • Strong financial and commercial management skills are required to ensure financial budgets are managed effectively and the program delivers to sponsor’s expectations.
  • The size of the financial budget will vary from project to project.

Contract & Vendor Management

  • A significant component of this role requires working with internal employees, contractors and third party vendors to deliver quality outcomes for the business.
  • The PM will need to manage the entire procurement process leading to successful vendor selection through standard tender processes.
  • Timely contract negotiations and managing contracts is a vital skill to succeed in this role.
  • The incumbent must ensure that all procurement governance guidelines are strictly adhered to.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT with recognized Project Management Certifications or equivalent experience. Majority of past project experience in IT infrastructure projects.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in the delivery of complex IT applications projects within a matrix environment.
  • Experience in managing Capex of over S$2M.
  • In-depth knowledge of the full software delivery life cycle & challenges involved.
  • Well versed with various project management methodologies and frameworks.
  • Experienced in change management, test management, vendors, procurement and negotiating contracts.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and MS Project & tools supporting agile project delivery.

Good to Have:

  • Telecommunications or System Integrator industry experience.
  • Experience delivering Telco projects; in vendor environment as well end-user environment.
  • Exposure to solution architecture and design, delivering projects in agile delivery methodologies.

Please contact Desmond Koh at for a confidential discussion

EA License no.: 16S8066 I Reg no.: R1107906

Only successful candidates will be notified.



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