IT Project Manager - 1 year contract

Overview

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific project which has a beginning, an end and specified deliverables.

This is position is for 1 year contract, to handle a specific IT mobile application project. 

Responsibilities

A. Plan the project

• Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management / project sponsor
• Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
• Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
• Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
• Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
• Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

B. Staff the project

• In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or appointed staffs with appropriate skills for the project activities
• Manage project staff and/ appointed staffs according to the established policies and practices of the organization
• Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential
• Ensure that all project personnel (BA / QA / UAT lead) receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
• Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate

C. Implement the project

• Execute the project according to the project plan
• Develop forms and records to document project activities
• Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
• Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
• Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff/BA/UAT Lead in the organization on the progress of the project
• Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards

D. Control the project

• Write reports on the project for management and for funders
• Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
• Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures

E. Evaluate the project

• Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
• Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

Skills & Experience Required

  • B.S. in Business Administration, Management, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • At least 5-6 years of progressive Project Management experience in local insurance or banking business
  • Has an intensive management experience in either Operations, Finance or Technology business units
  • Solid experience in insurance or banking business
  • Knowledge of software and hardware project management
  • Good experience in quality assurance, business and systems analysis
  • Has good planning & time management skills
  • Adept at using computer and project management applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High organisational skills & analytical skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Has an ability to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization

Apply Now

Interested parties may send their full résumés with current and expected salary, education, and working experience to Human Resources Department.

Email: careers.ph@fwd.com

Address: Human Resources, 19/F W Fifth Avenue Building, 5th Avenue corner 32nd Street,

Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City 1634, Philippines