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We have a vacancy of Project Manager-Planner in our company, Thales. This vacancy is based in Singapore Singapore. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Project Manager-Planner
Company: Thales
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Singapore Singapore
URL Expiry: 2022-11-18
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Job Detail

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Thales established its presence in Singapore in 1973 to support the expansion of aerospace-related activities in the Asia-Pacific region. Throughout the last four decades, the company grew from strength to strength and is today involved in the primary businesses of Aerospace (including Air Traffic Management), Defence & Security, Ground Transportation and Digital Identity & Security. Thales today employs over 2,100 people in Singapore across all its business areas.

Job Responsibilities

Project management

  • Implement the quality process according to in-house Design Develop Qualify Solutions (DDQS)
  • Supporting pre sales team to perform quotation, schedules and feasibility study
  • Write the project management plan
  • Takeover projects from Solution Managers via Hand Over Review Process (HOR)
  • Contract Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Manage subcontracting deliveries related to project delivery
  • Capture, complete and validate the customers’ requirements in the Solution Requirements Specification
  • Report project progress to the Thales management and to the customers’ project owner via reporting tools
  • Monitor the project : cost, schedule, risk, actions and margin
  • Manage project risks and impacts during the project and communicate on them
  • Report major issues to management and recommend solutions to the customers’ project owner
  • Request resources that are compliant with the project schedule and the customers’ requirements objectives
  • Coordinate with the delivery center managers with regards to resources availability
  • Completing and validating the functional specifications with the customer
  • Manage, coordinate, motivate and inform the technical project team
  • Supervise and contribute to the technical aspect of the project (architecture, design, validation, integration)
  • Ensure the configuration management and archives are set
  • Lead the acceptance of a project and be responsible for its delivery
  • Ensure the change management related to the customers or to the project
  • Identify lessons learned during the post-mortem meeting of each project and communicate them to the team in order to capitalize new knowledge
  • Handover the project to S&M Team for Support and Maintenance phase
  • Coordinate with the other Project Managers to create and develop knowledge sharing and promote reuse (best practices, reusable modules, etc.)
  • Based on project experience, participate in the process improvement plan and best practices sharing

Up sales contribution

For These Accounts/customers

This part mainly consists in identifying and promoting new business opportunities to existing customers. Beyond Project Management, maintain a close technical relationship with selected accounts and focus on them.

  • Keep regular contact with assigned customer and with support & maintenance manager in order to identify up sales opportunities
  • Identify the customers’ extra-needs during the project delivery and during the support & maintenance period to increase solutions and services up sales
    • Manage change requests/ upsells of Solutions and Services for established customers according to Corporate Authority Limits and the Business Unit bid management process
  • With regards to customers under your responsibility, define the quotation, schedule and feasibility study for a project during presales on a case per case basis
    • Inform the account manager when making an offer to his assigned set of customers
    • Impact customers’ needs and requirements based on customer knowledge and Thales offer knowledge

Job Requirements

  • Engineering or Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • 2 years’ experience as a development or production engineer and 3 to 5 year experience in project management (specification, design and team)
  • Mobile for frequent traveling

Technical /functional Skills

  • Fluent English and or knowledge of other regional languages (Asian) is appreciated
  • Good Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Project management
    • PMI/IPMA standards
    • Thales internal processes : Design Develop Qualify Solutions(DDQS)
  • Crisis management
  • Pre-sales skills, solution selling
  • Contract Management
  • Legal Aspect of Software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Configuration management (MKS)
  • CMMi
  • Basic knowledge in: cryptography, smartcard, personalization solutions, Thales solutions
  • Confluence /Jira

Behavioral Skills

  • Leadership
  • Decision making
  • Risk taking
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Anticipation
  • Team worker
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Pragmatic
  • Rigorous

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