Project Director, Microsoft

Date: 3 Jul 2024

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS is the leading technology services firm that operates across the Asia Pacific region in over 20 cities, providing consulting, digital services, technology solutions, and more. We believe in harnessing the power of technology to achieve extraordinary things, creating lasting value and impact for our communities, partners, and people. Our diverse workforce of 12,000 has delivered large-scale, mission-critical, and multi-platform projects for governments and enterprises in Singapore and the APAC region.

 

We’re searching for a Project Director, Microsoft, to be part of our diverse team of talents here at NCS!

 

If you believe in going above and beyond, embodying excellence, and bringing people and technology together like never before, we would love to have a conversation with you!

 

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As a Principal Project Director for Microsoft Business Applications (BA), you are required to work with the Practice Lead to drive overall growth of the practice through a combination of business development, talent management, oversight of delivery work and thought leadership. You will set strategic direction for your focus area, drive technical excellence and operational efficiencies, drive sales and build capabilities in the Microsoft BA Domain to provide consultancy and delivery services. 

 

You are to build and achieve the revenue, profitability, quality and customer satisfaction targets for all Microsoft BA projects assigned to you at NCS. As a people manager, you will manage a team of highly motivated individuals who propose solution to customers, provide consultancy and implement solutions for our customers in Singapore and the region. 

 

The role required you to have a deep understanding and experience in implementing Microsoft BA solutions for large organisations, your ability to influence buying decisions, craft rich solutions and win new deals. Therefore, it is important that you have ‘hands-on’ knowledge, vast exposure and wealth of experience within vendor and user environment, coupled with a driven and self-motivated personality.

 

What we seek to accomplish together:

 

  • Collaborate with various internal stakeholders and external groups to develop a strong Go To Market strategy and pipelines
  • Define and guide strategic direction for Microsoft BA platforms
  • Lead and manage solutioning during the pre-bid, bid and trail stages to win new contracts
  • Provide guidance to the team in creatively crafting solution that meets customer’s requirement
  • Build a solid team of Microsoft BA practitioners who can provide consultancy and delivery services customers
  • Manage a team of project managers and leads to ensure timely delivery of services to customers in a cost-effective manner
  • Build and maintain strong partner relationships with Microsoft and contractors to serve the customers’ requirements.
  • Establish partnerships to augment our delivery capabilities and reach whenever appropriate
  • Develop and deliver best practices, delivery templates and process to optimize delivery efficiencies and quality
  • Business Practice/Process Compliance

 

A little about you:

 

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • At least 15 years' experience in IT delivery
  • Experience in developing technology solutions and expert level experience in the Microsoft product suite
  • Minimally 5 years in managing relevant projects for large enterprises
  • Proven track record in establishing a Centre of Excellence
  • Experience in building capabilities that spans across different geographical locations
  • Excellent communications and able to work well with executive level and management staff
  • Ability to lead teams to deliver Microsoft product solution and services. 

 

As Asia’s leading technology services firm, NCS as part of the Singtel Group, aims to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders. We aspire to create the extraordinary, to impact millions of people every day, and to create a positive impact on our environment. Our sustainability strategy sets out the key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) areas that aim to create the NCS impact for our clients, our people and our future. 

We Grow our People, Value our Clients, and Create our Future.

We want to change the way we live and work for the better, to create new and sustainable business growth, and to foster an inclusive future for all.

You can find out more about our Group’s sustainability focus to guide how you can contribute to our objectives at Sustainability Reports. 

 

About NCS Group

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. Great work is never done alone, which is why we also believe in fostering a collaborative work environment where people with different expertise and talent can come together.

We’re here to make the extraordinary happen.

Find out more at ncs.co and our LinkedIn career site.

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