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Hong Kong
Director / Lead, Project Management Office
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

Who we're looking for

WeLab is looking for a Director / Lead, Project Management Office to join the team!

This role will report to Group COO and oversees the Indonesia Digital Bank project management process including governance, team leadership, monitoring, prioritization, communication and quality controls. The job holder should have a proven track record of successful project delivery, an ability to improve project management practices and substantial team leadership experience with a focus on team development and business growth.

What you will be doing
  • Provide management, leadership, and strategic view throughout the build phrase of the digital bank project
  • Work closely with Senior Management to ensure effective project management and implementation
  • Direct the activities of the project team and determine how team resources should be allocated
  • Manage and monitor the project life cycle against the required methodology, standards, time frame and budget
  • Partner with different Business Units, Technology, Product, People, Operations, Risk, etc. to ensure successful project delivery
  • Ensure that project implementation is aligned with business objectives and strategic plans
  • Provide strong holistic view and recommendations to project team
  • Communicate with Senior Management on successes and issues promptly in project implementation
  • Coach and mentor project managers to deliver successful project implementation and results
  • Responsible for achieving appropriate governance and transparency for projects so that the appropriate oversight and reporting is achieved
  • Ensure compliance of the relevant quality standard as defined by the Company
Who you are

About you:

  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks

What is required and what we’re looking for

  • University degree or above with qualification of PMP
  • Minimum 12 years of working experience in project management of FinTech, banking or wealth management
  • At least 6+ years of managerial experience
  • Experience in waterfall and agile program / project management and delivery
  • Sound knowledge of digital retail banking products and operations
  • Strong written and verbal communications, analytical, problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent judgment with proven ability to identify problems and deal with complex issues
  • Demonstrated leadership and business management ability to establish and manage a high-performance team
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and to prioritise and deliver high quality work
  • Self-motivated and a collaborative team player with great sense of ownership
  • With experience in bank regulations and compliance is a plus
  • Fluent in verbal and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin; Indonesia Bahasa is a plus
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

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