Senior Project Manager
Standard Chartered Bank
Chennai, India, Asia
3d ago

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation.

This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities


  • Create Project plan and project strategy specifically for agile method of delivery
  • Business

  • Create accurate effort estimates for larger and complex projects and reviews the estimates prepared by lead tester for smaller projects
  • Interact with QA, BA, GTM and development resources for requirement clarification, status communication, forecasting and prioritization of work.
  • Reviews test plans and test strategy documents in a way that identifies gaps / errors to the maximum extent possible.
  • Participate in other functional activities and define and improve processes for the Organization.
  • Review of functional / technical specifications, wherever applicable
  • Processes

  • Ensure Quality process compliance
  • Change control
  • People and Talent

  • Vendor management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Allocate work to resources based on capability and availability so as to maintain optimal resource utilization.
  • Forecast resource requirement and efforts for forthcoming project
  • Manage, guide and motivate the team to produce results. Is responsible for performance appraisals, career path guidance, training, and conflict resolution within the team
  • Risk Management

  • Resolve issues and perform comprehensive reviews at various stages of the project so as to identify and minimize deviations from schedule and quality.
  • Report periodically on status to management.

  • Perform root cause analysis of defects; recommend and implement comprehensive defect prevention processes for the assigned product / s or projects so as to achieve reduction in defects.
  • Monitor, follows-up and review work progress, so as to ensure that delivery is on time, within the budget and adheres to prescribed quality norms
  • Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank.
  • This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets;
  • Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Exercise authorities delegated by the Board of Directors and act in accordance with Articles of Association (or equivalent)
  • Key Stakeholders

  • Product Owners / Application development / testing / business solution teams / Interface application teams
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • PMP / CSM certification
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