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Snr Delivery Manager, Data & Analytics

Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

We’re looking for an experienced Delivery Manager who has experience to deliver enterprise-wide data programs / projects, and ability to manage stakeholders, business, and other IT delivery at different levels.

 

This role is part of Singtel Group IT – Data & Platform Management, responsible to deliver data programs and projects on time and on budget meeting the business objectives. The Delivery Manager will have to manage multiple projects of varying sizes and complexity at any point in time.

 

The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate stand-out leadership skills and advocacy of digital transformation using data.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Stakeholder Management & Communications

  • The role requires extensive engagement with senior management and hence strong negotiation and influencing skills are a must. The candidate will be required to exhibit evidence of directly influencing and managing the program business ‘outcome’ rather than purely managing the program ‘process’.

 

Delivery and Resource Management

  • Manage / deliver programs and projects related to data solutions and own the complete end to end project management accountability
  • Develop, manage, and improve stakeholder relations – both internal and external
  • Use of project management artefacts to ensure effective outcomes such as:
    • Accuracy of forecasting
    • Delivery timelines and schedules are met
    • Adherence to quality standards
  • Monitor and control the project progress, budget, cost, resources, schedule and deliverables
  • Ensure compliance to Singtel Project Management policies and procedures
  • Lead in the identification of business impacts resulting from project implementation and proactively manage them
  • Resolving program/project escalated issues and disputes while maintaining constructive working relationships and achieving schedule commitments
  • Prepare resource plans and manage ongoing resource forecasts
  • Run Weekly Status Meetings and Steering committee meetings for updates to management.

 

Financial Management

  • The role is tasked with meeting both key program/project delivery milestones along with financial and customer centric KPIs.
  • Prepare monthly financial forecasts and reconciliations against budget to ensure forecasting variance maintained within agreed variance limits.
  • Deliver financial submissions and updates to sponsors and senior stakeholders in accordance with Singtel capital management processes
  • Strong financial and commercial management skills are required to ensure financial budgets are managed effectively and program delivers to sponsor’s expectations.

 

Contract Management

  • The Senior Delivery Manager will need to manage the entire procurement process leading to successful vendor selection through standard tender processes.
  • Timely contract negotiations and managing contracts is a vital skill to succeed in this role. The incumbent must ensure that all procurement governance guidelines are strictly adhered to.

 

Data Domain Expertise

  • The role requires good understanding of lifecycle and processes related to data projects like Data Warehouse, BI or Big Data platform implementations.
  • The candidate needs to have good understanding of processes like Data modelling, Data Integration, Data Quality and Governance.

 

We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.

 

The Ideal candidate should possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • PMP or Prince2 is highly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in delivering large scale data programs in big data, data warehouse, BI & reporting and / or data management
  • Experience in delivering projects in agile delivery methodologies
  • Experience in project tracking; continuously monitors project for potential risks, highlight issues and dependencies and status reporting
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams comprises of IT, business, data product owners and
  • vendors
  • Experience in procurement process – managing tenders and negotiating contracts
  • Experience in managing Capex of over S$5M
  • Experience in IT financial management, budgeting and project cost controlling
  • Experience in senior stakeholder management