PMO - Program Manager
Standard Chartered
Bangalore, India
1d 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 : The Project manager is responsible for driving a medium to high complexity project from initiation through closure to achieve the project objectives and benefits while navigating the project through the constraints such as scope, cost / budget and time.

Senior Project Manager works closely with the Program Managers, Portfolio Managers and Project management Office to drive the larger transformation agenda as part of the ASPIRE programme. Strategy :

  • Good understanding of the Bank’s vision and strategy appropriate to the role
  • Good understanding of the finance function and organizational structure and the target operating model
  • Thorough understanding of the Bank Project Management framework and the key focus areas Business :
  • Awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates Processes :
  • Responsible for the end-to-end delivery of a standalone project or a work-stream of ASPIRE
  • Prepare / assist in preparing the PED and obtain funding and commitment for the project
  • Setup of the PSC and preparing quality PSC materials (ToR, Packs, Minutes etc)
  • Compliance with SDF Control Framework
  • Ensuring Clarity is up to date including Project static data, RAG status; key milestones, financials, risks, dependencies, issues and resource forecasts, and they are tracked & reported to the PSC.
  • Work with the stakeholders to identify the goals / deliverables for the project
  • Develop a well-defined project plan and obtain commitment on the various plan elements
  • Come up with the estimates for the cost, schedule and effort using the Bank’s estimation standards , best practices and past experience
  • Prepare and monitor the financials of the project
  • Drive the solution discussions by working closely with the Business , Finance and the Technology groups
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Continuously track and monitor the status of the project , ensure understanding of the impact of the same to stakeholders by presenting it in PSCs and other forums
  • Escalate and seek intervention when needed to ensure the project is delivered as per the baseline
  • Benefits management
  • Work with the stakeholders and the project team to identify project risks and issues and dependencies and actively monitors them , developing action / mitigation plan and assigning ownership
  • Ensures quality throughout the execution of the project
  • Ensure adherence to the Bank’s project management framework and standards; including the standard tools such as Clarity and JIRA etc People and Talent :
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations from their team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development of people, and ensure that holders of all critical functions are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks.
  • Employ, engage and retain high quality people, with succession planning for critical roles.
  • Responsibility to review team structure / capacity plans.
  • Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports and provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives. Risk Management :
  • Take personal responsibility for understanding the risk and compliance requirements of my role. Understand and comply with applicable laws and regulations, the Groups policies, procedures and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Effectively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk and compliance matters. Contribute to a culture in which all stakeholders feel safe to raise concerns and where risk and compliance matters are addressed and misconduct appropriately dealt with.
  • 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 the PMO team to 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
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