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Senior Project Manager Core Banking

Newtone Consulting Singapore
Posted 17 hours ago Permanent Attractive
Posted by
Guoyi Zhang
The Candidate will Lead and manage projects around the implementation of the new core banking. Our client is a lead global financial institution.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the project from initiation to post-migration stability.
  • Managing project scope, budget, and planning while ensuring compliance with project management standards.
  • Leading and coordinating Functional and Development teams, including cross-functional teams.
  • Organizing meetings with various stakeholders and contributors, ensuring effective communication.
  • Identifying and managing project risks, dependencies, and escalations in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring thorough documentation of project deliverables in alignment with WMIS standards.
  • Serving as the main point of contact for sponsors and user representatives throughout the project.
  • Defining project budget and planning stages, consolidating business requirements, and leading migration and testing strategies.
  • Coordinating with PMO and centralizing project information from contributing teams.
  • Identifying and reporting on project risks and issues while coordinating with various teams involved in the project.


  • At least 15 years of experience in the Banking Industry, as a Functional or Technical Project Manager.
  • Managing large-scale core banking projects with technical and functional challenges.
  • Delivering projects using Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum or SAFe).
  • Technical knowledge and experience in software application customization, packaging, implementation, and monitoring/support over Cloud technologies, Containerization (Docker/K8S/OSC), CICD, Cybersecurity, and authentication.
  • Core Banking systems knowledge and experience, including transaction capture, settlement, and accounting booking.
  • Strong knowledge of financial products and their underlying components, such as Securities, Payments, Money Markets, Foreign Exchange, Credit, Derivatives and Structured Products, Commodities, Mutual Funds, and corporate actions processing.
  • Knowledge of payment and transaction settlement systems (SWIFT, SEPA, local domestic systems in Europe and Asia).
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Strong proficiency with project management tools, issue and release management, production, and support (JIRA, Service Now, PPM tools, etc).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Visio.
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