Project Management

Perform planning, organisation, monitoring and control of all aspects of an IT programme and the strategic utilisation of resources to achieve the objectives within the agreed timelines, costs and performance expectations. In addition, the identification, coordination and management of project interdependencies, ensuring alignment with and achievement of business objectives



Competency Area

Business and Project Management


Oversee small projects or programmes, managing timelines, resources, risks and stakeholders

Facilitate execution of small projects that are typically less than six months, with limited budget, limited interdependency with other projects, and no significant strategic impact

Implement realistic project plans based on the understanding of project objectives and project scope

Utilise appropriate methods and tools to track and drive progress of project against set plans and timelines

Identify risks to the success of projects and take appropriate actions to manage them

Collaborate effectively with relevant internal and external stakeholders directly impacting the project

Deploy manpower, financial budgets and relevant resources to different parts of the project for efficient and effective completion

Track project deliverables against project schedules, monitor costs, timescales and resources used and take basic corrective actions in case of misalignment

Plan and drive medium scale projects or programmes

Scope medium scale projects or programmes and drive its completion

Develop realistic plans based on an assessment of programme and project objectives, scope and potential interdependencies with other projects

Implement appropriate methodologies and tools to achieve desired outcomes effectively

Pre-empt risks to the success of programmes and develop plans to mitigate them

Investigate project exigencies, identify and address their root causes

Set up timely touchpoints to engage internal and external stakeholders that impact or are impacted by the project process and outcomes

Allocate resources to different parts of the programme, based on an assessment of programme priorities

Coordinate the completion of project deliverables within agreed cost, timescale and resources and implement corrective actions where required

Lead end-to-end management of large programmes or multiple projects concurrently

Manage large programmes or multiple projects with significant business impact, and high-risk dependencies concurrently through all phases - definition, scoping, delivery and successful completion

Plan programmes in accordance with organisation requirements

Identify programme implications, and manage and coordinate project interdependencies with other projects

Determine appropriate methodologies and tools, ensuring that they are fit-for-purpose

Develop a programme-specific risk management plan

Develop a stakeholder engagement plan to secure the buy-in and support of critical stakeholders

Plan programme budgets, and strategically control and allocate resources across multiple projects

Review progress and performance of individual projects and recommend actions for improvement

Direct the management and authorise ownership of multiple large, complex programmes and projects

Chart direction in the management and authorise ownership of multiple large, complex programmes

Align programme objectives and scope with strategic business priorities and direction

Spearhead introduction of new and emerging methodologies and tools that can be utilised to optimise programme success

Chart an organisation-wide risk management plan and strategy

Lead a robust stakeholder engagement strategy and effort to secure the commitment of the critical senior stakeholders to the programme's success

Determine programme and project budgets, considering their relative priority, urgency, importance and contribution to the business strategy

Set guidelines for the strategic utilisation of resources, to ensure that resources are optimised to meet key objectives

Maintain a strategic view of the synergy of programmes and their interdependencies

Regularly review performance on programmes against its objectives and wider business objectives, and provide redirection where necessary