Banking & Financial Services

Information Technology

VP, Project Manager – HRIS Implementation (Workday)

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: BF/DE/VPPMHRISIW/12102023C
Posted: about 2 months ago
Consultant: Devin Eng
Consultant Email: email Devin
Consultant Phone: 6950 0356

Job description

​Roles & Responsibilities

  • Overall Project Management:

    • Responsible and track the quality, scope, timeline, effort and resources

    • Develop and execute the overall project plan and analyse project proposals which impacts the schedule and budget variance which in turn contribute to meeting the overall objectives of the project.

    • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks.

  • Stakeholder Management: Work hand in hand with Business Project Managers to manage project stakeholders and relationships - e.g. escalation, expectation, conflict, scope changes, etc. Ensure teams work in a collaborative environment

  • Scope Management: Manage all changes to the agreed scope of work Review and assess all changes and impact to timeline and ensure all changes are approved by PSC

  • Project Governance: Prepare investment approval deck and manage approval of project.

  • Risk and Issue Management: Manage overall project risk, track risk aging, work through escalations, change governance and related issues. Implement the risk mitigation plans.

  • Process Adherence: Partner with relevant stakeholders in ensuring that the system development methodology is followed and the relevant artefacts are delivered on time with quality, in adherence to the development methodology/approach

  • Project Reporting: Measure, monitor and report progress to stakeholders at various levels of organization across the enterprise with the right quality, consistency in content. Implement project communication plan and review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required


Technical Skills & Experience

  • Five or more years of IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving

  • Five or more years of BU or BU-facing experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team

  • Demonstrated experience and ability in successfully utilizing "soft skills" or "people skills"

  • Knowledge of project planning tools. Familiar with and able to apply project management methodologies (for example, PMI, Prince II and agile)

  • Business Domain knowledge in at least one area (e.g. CRM)

  • Ability to lead and motivate others; demonstrating empathy and knowledge of personality types and appropriate management techniques

  • Good understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project resource plan that ensures that the right people are in the right place doing the right things at the right time

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a political environment and to interacting with senior leadership

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations

  • Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact

  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish rapport and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.

  • Experience and skills rolling out Workday HCM system(s) is critical to the success of the candidate in the role and highly desired.

  • Experience deploying other HR information systems, such as SAP HCM, SuccessFactors or PeopleSoft is advantageous.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or similar domain

  • Project management certifications and/or accreditations, such as PMP or PRINCE2, will be a plus.

Please contact Devin Eng at for a confidential discussion.

EA License no: 16S8066 | Reg no.: R1980261

Only successful candidates will be notified.

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