Lead Project Manager

Date: 21 Sep 2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Are you looking for value adding and impactful work?
Do you want to make a difference with your expertise?

With us, you’ll be able to make it happen.  

NCS is a leading technology services firm, operating across Asia Pacific in over 20 countries, providing services and solutions in consulting, digital services, technology, and more.

We believe in utilizing the power of technology to make extraordinary things happen and to create lasting impact and value for our people, communities, and partners. Our diverse 12,000-strong workforce has delivered a wealth of large-scale, mission-critical, and multi-platform projects for governments and enterprises in Singapore and the APAC region.


What we do

We drive our passion for harnessing technology.
We bring people and technology together.
We advance communities and transform industries.


We’re searching for a Data Analytics Project Manager to be part of our diverse team of talent here at NCS!

If you believe in going above and beyond, want to exemplify the best, and wish to bring people and technology together like never before, then we would love to have a conversation with you!


What we seek to accomplish together:

NCS is seeking a Project Manager with Data Analytics focus! You will identify and translate market and business opportunities for our clients into actionable recommendations for the organisation. You will lead the design, development and delivery of complex digital analytics projects from initiation to closure. To achieve this, you will need to be a leader who can articulate a compelling vision to your client and team, and sure that this vision is delivered through all stages of the project.


You should also have a healthy appetite for exploring new technology and developing business cases to support enterprise wide data analytics solutions.


A little about you:

  • Oversee the implementation of data analytics strategy for a client organisation, and develop new service offerings
  • Client-facing interaction including providing analyses, recommendations, presentations and advice to clients
  • Lead the day-to-day activities of the delivery teams through the developing, establishing and maintaining project management standards and procedures. Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems
  • Lead interdisciplinary teams that combine technical, business and data science competencies that deliver work in waterfall or agile software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Manage the timely reporting of data analysis outcomes and effectively communicates findings, insights and recommendations to business leaders using data metrics on top of standard project management measures such as data quality and model accuracy
  • Oversee team management including budgets, forecasting, work allocations and staffing
  • Drive effective performance management practices within the department in accordance with organisation policies and procedures


What you might also need to have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree required in related field; strong preference for fields of study in the engineering, computer science, statistics or analytics
  • The successful candidate needs to have either
    • more than 2 years of experience leading an Analytics consulting team
    • experience with leading one or more MNCs through the journey to becoming a datadriven organization.
  • More than 5 years of experience implementing a broad range of Analytics/Business Intelligence projects such as:
    • Data Governance and Management
    • visualizing KPIs on business dashboards
    • applying advanced analytics/data science techniques to realize business values
  • The right candidate will need to have hands-on experience with one or more of the following Analytics technology stacks as well as familiarity with a broad range of solutions for visualization, advanced analytics, data ingestion/transformation, storage and hosting and willingness to learn new ones on the job.
    • Data Management & Storage: Informatica, Oracle Data Warehousing, IBM InfoSphere, Microsoft SQL Server, Hortonworks Data Platform, Cloudera, SAS
    • Data Visualisation: Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft PowerBI, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise, IBM Cognos, MicroStrategy, SAS etc
    • Statistical/Data Science Tools: SPSS, R, Python, Anaconda distributions, Jupyter
  • Experience working with Singaporean clients, the Singapore government, familiarity with GDPR in Europe, PDPA in Singapore will be an advantage
  • Project management certifications such as PMP, Agile, ITIL


About NCS Group

We want to create the extraordinary, and to impact millions of people everyday.

We believe in building a talent-led delivery model to enable our best people to lead, and to support them with the right structure, processes, and tools to ensure that our clients are delivered top quality services.

We want to invest in you!

Great work is never done alone, and that’s why we also believe in creating a collaborative work environment to bring people with different expertise and talent together.

We create opportunities for our people to grow in our organization with well-defined career tracks and specializations to ensure that our people and talent can continuously deliver new value for our clients.

We’re here to make the extraordinary happen.

Learn more at ncs.co and our LinkedIn Career site.
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