Our client is currently seeking a talented Head of Product & Project Delivery to join our global insurance client.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing our application and support team, which includes project managers, product owners, and business analysts. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact, keep reading!
- Leading the development of our company's capabilities across Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Vietnam by driving transformative IT products and projects.
- Ensuring timely and high-quality project delivery, meeting our business needs and objectives.
- Managing a team of experienced IT professionals, including project managers, technical leads, and business analysts.
- Collaborating closely with stakeholders and executive leadership to effectively manage expectations, scope, and project delivery.
- Communicating project status, identifying and addressing risks, and collaborating with peers and stakeholders for successful outcomes.
- Working with cross-functional business partners to develop a comprehensive capability-build strategy and roadmap.
- Providing leadership and guidance in incident and problem-solving to enhance resolution throughput and system stability.
- Promoting the adoption of Agile and Design-Thinking Methodology in project delivery alongside standard SDLC processes.
- Hold a bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline, or possess equivalent experience. Additional certifications in Project Management, Application Delivery, and/or Insurance business would be advantageous.
- Possess a strong understanding of technology concepts and the insurance business.
- Have experience working in a fast-paced, global environment with diverse languages, geographies, and cultures. Fluency in English is essential.
- Familiarity with IT best practices for applications is essential.
- Understanding the Insurance business and applications would be valuable.
- People, stakeholder, and vendor management skills are essential.
- Demonstrate a collaborative and adaptable working style, taking initiative and effectively managing time and resources.
- Strong consultative skills, including the ability to understand and apply customer requirements.
- Ability to balance long-term strategic thinking with short-term decision-making.
- Extensive understanding of working in an agile environment.