VP, Project Manager, DataFirst Program Management Office, Strategy and Planning VP, Project Manager, DataFirst Program Management  …

DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
VP, Project Manager, DataFirst Program Management Office, Strategy and Planning
Business Function

The Transformation Group reports to the Group Head of Strategy and Planning who supports the CEO and senior management team on the implementation of the Group's strategic agenda, including working with the businesses and functions to drive strategic initiatives across geographies.

The DataFirst Program is the DBS enterprise wide program to maximise the business value from Data and make DBS a Data driven organization. It has 3 key pillars - Capability and Culture development - which focuses on developing the banks analytics capabilities and bank wide data first culture, Data Enablement which focuses on data access, governance and compressing time to data and value, and Enterprise Data Platform which manages the technical platform for the data.

About the Transformation Group

Here at the DBS Transformation Group, we focus on nurturing the culture of the "World's Best Digital Bank" (Euromoney, 2016 & 2018) and Best Bank in the World (Euromoney 2019). Our approach is a combination of both science and art; we immerse our stakeholders in the world of design thinking and experimentation, drive rigorous creativity along our pipeline, and build connections between corporate entrepreneurs and start-ups. We are a cross-disciplinary team focused on the invention of solutions that will radically improve the way people live, work and play. We are passionate and committed to making banking joyful (while having lots of fun)!

Be a key manager for the program management office (PMO) supporting the PMO lead of the DataFirst program to support the program's overall objective and stakeholder engagement. The key responsibilities will include working closely with the PMO lead to:
  • Manage program governance and deliverables
  • Engage stakeholders to define individual workstream plan and tie it back with the overall program objectives
  • Articulate and track action plans from discussions, communicate to stakeholders and leads the execution within scope, on schedule, and within budget
  • Establish working protocol with each functional team, do timely follow up, define templates to gather relevant data, articulate, market the vision for Data First including Data management across all stake holders
  • Focus on outcomes (moving the business forward) and adept at managing diverse relationships across geography and culture
  • Prepare briefings to the Group CIO and Group CEO, DataFirst governance forums and other senior stakeholders
  • Prepare program meeting materials and assistance with minute taking during meetings
  • Coordinate the gathering and analysis of key performance metrics in support of the program
  • Other assignments in support of the program's management

  • 10 - 12 years' business experience in financial services industry, preferably in banking with 3-4 years of experience in a top tier consulting firm (McKinsey/BCG/Bain/Accenture/EY/ATK/KPMG)
  • Strong people management skills required, along with excellent written, communication in English, and presentation skills
  • Very proficient in Powerpoint & Excel tools with an ability to prepare senior management ready decks under tight deadlines
  • Project management: schedule, dependency and risk management
  • Graduate / Post-graduate degree preferably in a science or finance related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage a large number of stakeholders in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to attend to details while keeping the big picture goals in mind, manage multiple tasks readily, effectively and within the tight deadlines
  • Analytical, solution oriented, strong skills in the area of business process operations and business process improvement activities
  • Trusted agent, acts with integrity
  • Systematic, tenacious and persistent in following up with multiple parties - including senior stakeholders - to achieve project and program goals

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.
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