Project Director, Project (TS) Ldrship

Date: 4 Oct 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 Project Director 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: 

The role is responsible for managing the tribe strategy and roadmap for team growth. The Project Director needs to work closely with the stakeholders across the organization to plan, implement and drive technology programs and related program. This role will play an integral role in ensuring the success of these programs and be a change agent for the way programs and projects being run.



  • Lead a cross-functional team of stakeholders to develop a vision and a roadmap for upgrade of consumer technology platform
  • Define the delivery plan as per strategy/roadmap and obtain buy-in and approval from senior management and stakeholders for plan execution
  • Manage a team of resources comprising project managers, contractors and product vendors to deliver the migration plan and roadmap.
  • Build and foster a high-performance culture, mentor team members and provide team with the tools and guidance
  • Plan, lead and drive projects through program entire lifecycle.
  • Create deployment strategies for existing and new services based on business objectives.
  • Foster collaborative partnerships across functional teams including remote teams.
  • Identify areas of risk and methods of mitigation for large, complex projects
  • Coordinating with key stakeholders across teams to improve alignment, develop joint priorities with the technology and business teams
  • Define and enhance implementation methodologies and practices with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement
  • Manage highly complex issues arising from the implementation of programs
  • Responsible for quality of deliverables & ensure the program can deliver the benefits outlined in the business case
  • Responsible for project planning, resource allocation, budget, steering committee leadership and team organizational structure management
  • Manage relationships with vendors and service providers to ensure they cost-effectively meet the needs of the organization
  • Work with tribe leaders to develop overall strategy in the context of the business strategy
  • Lead Steering Committee meetings with key stakeholders for each program to help make key decisions, remove obstacles, and address key program issues. Be the key driver to ensure business goals are met and support the strategic vision of each program.


 A little about you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters, background in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. PMP, PgMP or Prince2 Practitioner certified.
  • Demonstrated at least 15 years' progressive management experience, including large-scale proven Project & Program Management.
  • Project/program management leadership including scope, schedule, budget, quality, risk, communications, procurement, human resources, and integration management
  • Proven effectiveness driving complex multi-stakeholder planning processes, driving cross-team programs to desired results, and managing risk.
  • Proven competency in strategic leadership, executive communication and influence, organizational agility, cross-team collaboration, drive for results, and written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, effective in matrix management and team building
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to speak to technical-level staff and summarize communications for business stakeholders and executives
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources
  • Change driver – Significant experience in managing and driving change
  • Highly effective in managing the risk and cost implications of IT contracts or contract negotiations
  • Ability to act as in a consultative manner with both business and IT leaders to align strategy
  • Knowledge in technical program management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience building, mentoring, and growing technical program management or engineering teams of 50 or more.
  • Experience taking ownership and delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.



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 and our LinkedIn Career site.


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