Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Standard Chartered
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role Responsibilities

An Infrastructure Project Manager is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of infrastructure solutions in response to infrastructure service requests from business and technology alike, The end-to-end delivery of infrastructure is achieved through the execution project delivery framework in accordance with the firm&rsquos infrastructure delivery lifecycle and project management methodology based on PMI philosophy.
While scale, scope and complexity of projects may vary, most are required to be delivered under tight deadlines, across multiple geographic locations, with demanding stakeholders and under strict financial scrutiny. Additionally there is an expectation our IPM will manage multiple projects simultaneous without issues, nor delays.

  • Initiating & Planning

    • Develop a deep understanding of our clients requirements and how best to respond from an infrastructure perspective taking into consideration their past experiences, their immediate challenges, and their strategic roadmap.

      An appreciation of how the wider financial markets industry plays into the hopes and aspiration of our own business would be hugely beneficial.

    • Planning collaborate with stakeholders to develop a project management plan to deliver the infrastructure solution as designed, on time and to budget and in accordance with the banks infrastructure delivery lifecycle process.

    • Ensuring availability of required resources to deliver projects to the agreed time line and budget.

  • Controlling / Executing

    • Orchestrate the end-to-end delivery of infrastructure solutions in response to requests from (a) financial markets software development, (b) corporate real estate services, (c) financial markets front, middle and back office businesses, and (d) the infrastructure organization itself.

      Oversee the infrastructure design process, ensuring the solution meets the requirements and is in accordance with associated architecture & operational standards and/or strategic infrastructure initiatives such as obsolescence.

    • Identify, mitigate and communicate key assumptions, issues, risks and dependencies to master projects & relevant control and governance committees.

    • Ensures internal process, standards and risk compliance (including security, regulatory and audit requirements) are met e.g. IDF, CRISP, KCSA, SRA. Look for opportunities for continuous improvement.

    • Ensuring that systems are commissioned following appropriate change control processes, and with knowledge transfer, training and required operational documentation provided to the Business-As-Usual (BAU) teams

    • Where required, re-engineer solutions due to any changes in scope, ensuring effective project change control and reforecast.

    • Review of solutions post-implementation & follow through to project sign-off & closure

    • Act as a role model demonstrating the Bank&rsquos core values at all times.

People and Talent

  • Communication & Collaboration both verbal and written

  • Proficient in verbal and email communication with all level stakeholders.

  • Must be independent and confident, but willing and able to harness the expertise of others.

  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team, and individually with minimal supervision


  • Maintain excellent user satisfaction and relationship.

  • Actively participate and be able to coordinate and manage and responsibly navigate barriers to progress

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos 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.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • CCIB T&I Domains TB, DCDA & CC

  • CCIB T&I Production Engineering

  • T&I Enterprise Technology

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor&rsquos degree or equivalent

  • Preferably have Certification in Project Management (e.g. PMP, Prince II, CSM)

  • Must have extensive Infrastructure Project & Solution Delivery Management Experience 5yrs+

About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

  • In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

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We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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