Project Manager (Contract)

Job Title: Project Manager (Contract)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Start Date: 08/11/2019
Duration: 367
REF: 35536
Contact Name: Danica Pagsisihan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Key Words: Project Management, Program Management, PMP, Prince 2, Voice, Collaboration, Skype for Business, WebEx, Messaging, VOIP, Stakeholder Management, Telepresence, Unified Communications
Role: Project Manager (6 months renewable contract)
Industry: Telecommunications, System Integration, Technology Consulting
Function: Project Management, Project Delivery
Location: Singapore

About Our Client

Our client is a fully integrated, info-communications company, offering a full range of information, communications and technology services for both consumer and enterprise markets offering the latest solutions.

They offer a supportive team and management, with great plans to develop the PMO further and a work environment with plenty of opportunity for growth. In this company, you will also get a chance to work with some of the most exciting new offerings, products and services with large global customers.


About the Project Manager (6 months renewable contract)


  • Please note that this is a 6 months contract role to be paid on a daily rate. You will be deployed to a Global Service Provider as part of their Project Management team.
  • This role can be renewed/converted to permanent hire depending on the size, amount of projects and performance.
  • You have great customer facing experience delivering cutting edge telecommunications and technology services.
  • You are motivated, PMP qualified professional with relevant years of experience in and able to demonstrate an ability to think and act independently.
  • You are comfortable taking initiative and creating a process where none exists.
  • It’s a plus if you have experience working with offshore teams and managing projects in a matrix environment.
  • Your role is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.
  • The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

About You

Please note: Interested Applicants must be able to work in Singapore.


  • Engineering degree with years of experience working in an international company
  • Possess experience in dealing with overseas projects
  • Ideally PMP or Prince 2 certified
  • Critical: Experience in handling projects and understanding of technologies such as: Voice, Collaboration, Skype for Business, WebEx, Office 365, VOIP, Telepresence
  • Critical: You are currently based in Singapore
  • Preferred: Immediately Available
  • Preferred: WAN, MPLS, SD WAN, SDN



Key Responsibilities


  • Execute the project or subproject according to the agreed scope, according to the contractual commitments and against the budget
  • Implementation experience in various UCC services, for example, Microsoft Teams DR, Skype for Business, Cisco Webex and VOIP.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify the resources needed to achieve project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Own the overall responsibility for delivery and service acceptance by the customer
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Conduct project post-mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.



Personal Attributes


  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent team leader/member
  • Coaching and Leadership skills
  • Customer-centric focus
  • Creative and problem-solving mind-set
  • Good communication skills
  • English speaker + ideally one additional foreign language




If you are interested to learn more about the above job role or any other job opportunities, please apply to this job advertisement or alternatively contact the following consultant:
Danica Pagsisihan
+65 65898787
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