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  • Standard Chartered Bank Ltd

Job Description:

Project Analyst - ( 1900017903 )

Job Technology

Primary Location ASEAN & South Asia-India-Chennai

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Permanent

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit Its about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good

Were committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base

The Role Responsibilities


Support the Project Managers and Programme Managers in strengthening project controls and governance, driving consistent practices across the team to support more predictable delivery Ensure staff are aware of and comply with relevant standards, policies and processes including the Project Governance Policy, the Project Management Standards and the System Delivery Framework (SDF)

Provide practical guidance to Project Managers in initiating / structuring programmes and projects

Ensure projects are set up to facilitate the creation of integrated, rolled up plans (at a portfolio and program level) for executive consumption, enabling integrated planning and dependency management

Ensure measurable exit criteria are established for project deliverables so governance and controls can be applied and any deviations tracked accordingly

Monitor deviations to program / project plans at milestone level Ensure slippages are tracked and managed and issues are reported and managed to resolution


Support the Head of change Management in setting up an appropriate governance and reporting structure, tracking and reporting critical milestones, major dependencies and performance metrics including the health, risks and issues impacting the portfolio

Ensure Clarity is up to date including project static, RAG status, key milestones, financials, risks, dependencies, issues, resource forecasts and weekly status reports

Create periodic and ad hoc reports and presentation materials Analyse project information in Clarity to provide insight on project quality Conduct gap and root cause analysis based on findings Engage the Clarity Helpdesk on complex reports and work with them to simplify processes and improve the quality of data and reporting

Ensure project closure activities are completed in compliance with Group standards and policies Review delivery status against PED commitments in Closure Reports Ensure post implementation reviews are conducted and lessons learned captured and used on future projects Ensure benefits realisation ownership is handed over

Handles Programme Communication by maintaining up to date The Bridge Group


Identify projects in trouble and help to bring them back on track Escalate issues which need intervention

Identify and help manage critical path and portfolio / program level dependencies to support decision making and tracking Work with relevant teams to ensure effective collaboration and insight into dependency

Ensure RAG status is reported appropriately to the requisite committees


Conduct quality reviews of key PRC submissions (PED, Red packs, Closure Reports, Benefit Reports) ensure they are high quality and submitted on time

Schedule and conduct health check reviews of projects

Ensure project artefacts are properly documented and protected / controlled, in appropriate document repositories, and all minimum standards are adhered to


Drive financial discipline in project budgeting, forecasting and expenditure Provide guidance on financial management policies, processes and standards and ensure all projects in the portfolio are compliant

Ensure financials (Actual and Forecast) are updated in Clarity by Project Managers, in line with the stipulated operating rhythm

Review business cases (Project Execution Documents), ensuring IT costs are properly accounted for and benefit plans are appropriate Ensure benefits cases are periodically reviewed and reforecast (by the AE and PM)

Deliver / drive Project Managers to deliver

(i) Detailed project financials including dedicated resource costs (business, function, ITO, external) per key deliverable

(ii) Quality forecasts; monitoring of actuals vs forecast; accruals

(iii) Finalising financials at project closure

Drive 100 PERCENT timesheet submissions Monitor and report on timesheet submissions, recoveries and forecasts across the portfolio, ensuring team members understand the importance of these tasks and adhere to deadlines

Support the Head of PMO in (i) maintaining a strong GL control, reconciliation and substantiation environment (ii) ensuring the accuracy and validity of the transactions booked in the cost centres


Establish an effective resource allocation and escalation process, using Clarity to allocate, track and prioritise resources Manage, track and report on (i) resource allocations and bookings and (ii) resource assignments and utilisation

Manage, strengthen and guide the team on resource management (planning/forecasting, approvals, sourcing, allocations, capacity management, onboarding/offboarding)

Proactively identify and resolve potential resource issues / conflicts across the portfolio


Manage the preparation of new contracts, statements of work and modification notes, ensuring outcome-based deliverables are defined and the vendor management framework and associated standards / requirements are adhered to

Monitor and report compliance to the agreed rates, terms and conditions and service levels, ensuring quarterly operational reports are provided by suppliers

Plan for contract changes, key contract dates / events and actions such as renewals in advance, supporting the Head of Technology in organising supplier performance reviews and contract operational reviews (developing agenda, supporting material etc) as required

Obtain key deliverables / evidence of vendor management for operational risk assurance and audit purposes

Manage, track and report on supplier spend Support the Head of Technology with requisition and invoice processing, as required

Support and coach the team on vendor management and outsourcing policies, processes and standards, driving consistent and compliant practices across the team


Serve as a liaison between Projects, Finance and Technology Services, providing a consolidated view of the portfolio (resourcing, costs, benefits and project prioritisation)

Our Ideal Candidates

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th May 2020

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