Programme Manager (Digital Transformation)

Job title: Programme Manager (Digital Transformation)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: $10,000 - $13,500
Reference: PR/081479
Contact details: Sarah Chin
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Job published: October 25, 2021 10:51
Our client is a first mover in technology innovation from UK. In lieu of recent business needs, we are looking for a Programme Manager with experiences in IT infrastructure, execution of roadmap for all Digital Workplace services to drive transformation required to support the company business needs. This is a new headcount role that reports directly to a Head of Digital Workplace Programmes and Projects with dotted line to a IT Director.
  • Leading and managing the DWS APAC Estates Programme with oversight and governance for all end to end IT support to estates projects
  • Working with PMO maintaining a high-quality project management methodology (both Agile and Waterfall - depending on project)
  • Ensuring all aspects of change (both business and technical) are managed and implemented through the lifecycle of each project, working with other IT teams and business functions as necessary
  • Play an incremental role in transforming the DWS team  into a strategic function through ensuring IT programmes and projects are structured, well planned and executed globally
  • Ensuring all programmes and projects within your control are delivered to a high standard and to approved time, cost and scope as per the business case
  • Ensuring strong business stakeholder management through governance processes and standard particularly in the estates area
  • Managing the key interdependencies within the wider IT roadmap, BAU releases and those external to IT
  • Representing DWS interests, standards and specifications in projects delivered by other areas of IT or the business specifically estates projects
  • Working with the Head of Digital Workplace Programme and Projects to manage changes in roadmap direction, scope, costs, resources and timing
  • Effectively owning and managing all project and programme risks and issues for your allocated area
  • Leading on the creation of business cases for your programme with clear evidence of return on investment in line with the approved business
  • Manage a team of IT Project Managers and organising well organised 1:1s, team meetings, quarterly, six monthly and end of year appraisals
  • Provide solutions that help to lower its delivery costs and be cost effective in every way through overseeing the budget management for all assigned projects and reporting monthly LE to Head of Digital Workplace Programmes and Projects

  • Good knowledge of programme and project management methods including APM, Agile and PRINCE2
  • Good knowledge of Planview to work with PMO to build good practice
  • Practical execution of change management
  • Advanced risk management
  • At least 8 years’ experience of Estates IT Programme and Project Management (e.g. experience working with stakeholders outside of IT in relation to the construction and fit out of new office space eg General Contractors, M&E Consultants, Cabling contractors, AV providers etc) in relation to new office builds or office relocations
  • A proven record in large scale, transformational and complex delivery programmes
  • In depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of programmes
  • Experience in managing offshore/remote teams
  • Ability to develop a strong programme team, potentially across multiple organisations and locations
  • Strategy formulation
  • Organisational design, business change management / communication planning
  • Budget management and financial reporting
  • Business case development and benefit realisation
  • Experience in leading complex and large value tender / vendor selections.
  • Ability to lead an engagement with a client

Working Location: Singapore

Apply online or feel free to contact me directly (via for more information about this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

Sarah Chin (R 1655546)
JAC Recruitment Pte Ltd (EA Lic No: 90C3026)