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#BAS2020: Project Director (Software Development)

Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

We have a great opportunity for a talented and self-motivated Project Director to join our Customer Delivery team. At NCS, we seek to nurture talents in creating and developing innovative solutions. If you are passionate about new technologies and new ideas, NCS could be a place for you!


Primary Purpose
The Project Director is responsible for the overseeing, managing and implementing multiple IT projects with quality, within scope and to ensure deliverables are on time and conform to processes and standards meeting customer’s requirements.


Project Delivery
Review the project lifecycle (initiation, plan, execution, completion)
Review project schedules, quality plans, budgets, and communication and risk management plans
Manage issues arising out of scope definition and subsequent disputes that impacted scope, schedule and cost
Manage issues arising from integration of various components of the project including hardware, software installation, testing, business process review, redesign, application development, migration and data conversion etc.
Oversee the implementation of the project with regard to schedules, budget, manpower and quality
Resolve project overrun issues with Senior Management
Monitor and report on project management progress
Manage resources in terms of mobilising resources during different periods of time from team to team to maximise productivity or minimise wastage


Customer/Vendor Management
Manage contracts and subcontractors
Effectively engaged stakeholders in project decisions and execution
Build long-term customer relationships by anticipating and exceeding customer’s expectation
Negotiate with customers on change control mechanism to meet schedules and prioritize changes based on business needs


Business Development
Proactively identify opportunities for further expansion or improvement of services delivered to the customer and liaise with the Account Manager(s) for development of that opportunity
Be involved in pre-sale activities


Team Management
Provide leadership to the project team to ensure that proposals/ enhancements are fully analysed and evaluated for benefits and cost
Provide the project team with accurate information about business needs and priorities as well as details about business systems
Participate in leadership activities and providing performance feedback and developmental coaching
Monitor and improve team performance, conduct team building, providing leadership, coaching, and performance management 

The ideal profile should have / be:

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Typically 12 years IT project management experience
  • Project managed and delivered/successfully implemented at least 3 projects relating to government agencies of TCV values more $10M each a plus
  • Self-motivated with a positive “can-do” attitude, creative with excellent presentation, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills including strong persuasive techniques.
  • Able to lead, develop and maintain respectful and trusting relationship
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Able to travel as required


Apply today to be part of the winning team that does great work!