Project Manager (Commercial Insurance)

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 29 days ago
Contact: Chevelle Tan
Reference: 262440

Project Manager (Commercial Insurance)

  • Work Location: CBD (Hybrid)
  • 6 months contract, possibility for conversion.

The Client

  • Insurance Industry

The Opportunity

  • Support in conjunction with the Senior Project Manager and the APAC leadership team, the long-term strategic objectives of the business.
  • Coordinate and manage multiple projects and work streams across all stages from initiation through to successful delivery
  • Utilise recognised project governance, methodologies and reporting to manage day to day project delivery and coordinate working groups. Monitor, assess and report on status and progress of projects and the overall portfolio of work.
  • Apply project controls and quality assurance on all projects.
  • Provide regular and transparent status reporting to the Senior Project Manager and key business stakeholders.
  • Work closely with work stream leaders and working groups to create and agree detailed project plans. Anticipate challenges and clearly communicate assumptions throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Identify and monitor potential project risk, actively reduce the probability of risk occurring and / or the impact should they realise. Manage issues ensuring early visibility and escalation as appropriate.
  • Provide direction and coaching for internal resources already engaged in these activities and therefore enhancing our permanent skill set.
  • Leverage external experience and project management know how.
  • Act as a primary business interface with the internal IT function, our external technology vendors and business partners.
  • Assist with the preparation of business cases and cost benefit analysis to support any requests for investment that may arise.
  • Ensure all solutions are designed in line with best practice principles for use, performance and supportability, meeting the business need as per documented requirements.
  • Clearly articulate "as-is" and "to-be" states, taking advantage of business process engineering techniques to ensure optimal process before considering technology solutions.
  • For technology projects and those with regulatory or compliance implications, ensure testing is completed, signed off and evidenced as by industry standard development lifecycles.
  • Ensure that the user community is fully briefed and trained on all implementations and new solutions.
  • Ensure transition in to service is planned through the design and inception of the solution, then executed collaboratively from implementation
  • Post-implementation project review and monitoring, to ensure that business processes and technologies are appropriately configured, documented and embedded within the business.

Your Background

  • At least 3 years of experienced project management professional with a proven track record of project management and related service delivery experience.
  • Experience in Commercial Insurance industry is a bonus.
  • Experience managing senior stakeholders in delivering organisational change.
  • Experienced and solid understanding of varying Project Management methodologies (Prince2, MSP, Agile or a similar qualification).
  • Solid understanding of business process analysis tools and techniques, including business process re-engineering and continuous process improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) - ability to comfortably communicate with both technical and non-technical people at all levels and within a matrix reporting structure.
  • Financially literate. Able to create and articulate cost benefit analysis, manage and monitor project funding, report on actuals versus budget / plan versus forecast and calculate and measure return on investment.
  • Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple competing projects and demands to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Expert in the MS Office suite of applications including MS Project and equivalent project tools.

Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or contact Chevelle (EA Reg no: R1762272) at

Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence Number: 08C5248

EA Licence: 08C5248