Skills - Project management with Big data
Experience - 8+ yrs.
Project Leads are involved at all stages of the project lifecycle - change initiation, design and delivery, through to benefits realization and will support more senior project managers.
They may be located in BAU teams as well as Project teams. Project Leads may have direct reports and may be supported by Business Analysts, Programme Management Office (PMO) staff or admin support staff.
The Project Lead will hold most or all of these responsibilities :
Define the project approach, building stakeholder buy-in around the project plan, commitments and changes.
Manage delivery proactively, balancing scope, schedule, communications, budget and risks.
Define resource needs, responsibilities and schedules.
Work within project controls and procedures.
Work within established quality assurance processes.
Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Report progress, issues, dependencies and risks to project leadership and committees as appropriate and makeecommendations to influence decision making in order to maintain progress towards delivery and benefits realisation.
Provide guidance and to maintain a focus on how the project aligns to wider programme objectives.
Adhere to HSBC project methodology at all times.
Depending on the field in which the Project Lead is located, a working level knowledge of a particular field may be equired.
Management of multiple and diverse stakeholders and sponsors.
Identification and tracking of benefits may be difficult to quantify.
Implementation of new finance systems and processes.
Working with multiple delivery and business partner teams.
Leading a team of a Global nature with diverse cultures and challenging time zone differences
A University graduate with a degree in IT or a related discipline with at least 7-10 years' experience in general banking and / or IT development, operation or testing,
Experience of working on medium / large / Flagship IT projects which are of global nature.
Experience of Agile Software Development Methodology would be useful
Strong leadership and management qualities with the ability to motivate and lead by example. Ability to work across cultures.
Ability and experience of leading teams and pull them together to achieve common objectives
Ability to prioritize work effectively and deliver within agreed service levels in a diverse and ever changing environment
Strong stakeholder management and excellent communication skills with demonstrative evidence of ability to successfully co-
ordinate with various parties involved in testing and conflict management.
High levels of judgment and decision making, being able to rationalize and present the background and reasoning for direction taken
Excellent organization awareness
Knowledge and experience in risk management and risk mitigation
Strong technical knowledge and understanding of Connect or similar environment.
Knowledge and experience in working with 3rd party vendors would be an added advantage.