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Senior Project Manager

Great Eastern Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Discover the GREAT in your career.

As a LIFE company, our customers are at the heart of all that we do. Being one of Asia's leading insurer for over a century, we have built a long-lasting legacy of trust with our customers over many generations. At the foundation of this trust is Integrity , Initiative , and Involvement - from the way we treat every customer relationship with honesty and transparency, to our proactive approach of delivering the best possible solutions in both life and general insurance.

Integrity , Initiative , and Involvement is what guides us. It is what makes us do the right thing, take the lead, and choose 'we' over 'me'. Our mission is to make life great for our customers because we understand what matters most to them, and we know how to help them protect it.

If you are looking to grow in an exciting career filled with opportunities and potential, we are seeking a professional to join our team as Senior Project Manager (Regulatory, Compliance and Finance Systems) . In this role, you are required to lead Risk and Compliance related initiatives, and extend BAU support for on-going or new applications post the implementation.

The Role:

  • Ensure alignment of the applications with overall IT Strategy
  • Manage projects in the Regulatory, Compliance and Finance domain in accordance to policies, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Provide BAU support for applications in the Regulatory, Compliance and Finance domain to meet SLA
  • Lead and manage a team of Business Analyst and/or Software Engineers to meet business requirements, functions, performance, and governance
  • Manage multiple deliverables concurrently to different business group while fostering strong customer relationship
  • Manage relationship with vendor, users, and internal IT teams to manage issues and enhancements
  • As part of the leadership team, work with key stakeholders to proactively shape the organisation's culture and conduct environment that is aligned to the organization's Core Values
  • Champion culture and conduct behavioral expectations within the Department/Division
  • Take accountability in considering business and regulatory compliance risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate the risks
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats and technologies in order to understand the risk and better safeguard the company
  • Highlight any potential concerns /risks and proactively shares best risk management practices
  • Other responsibilities entailed

The Person:

  • Tertiary education required
  • At least 8 years of project management and application support experience from financial industry
  • Proven records for delivering Oracle EBS Suite of Applications or Oracle Cloud Applications
  • Experience and familiar with Oracle EBS Suite and/or Oracle Cloud Applications
  • Experience and familiar with Regulatory, Risk, and Compliance domain encompassing RCSA, CRSA, BCM, TRM, ORM, or equivalent
  • Passionate on driving changes and proven ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy, and with a can-do attitude
  • Certification or formal training in project management or Oracle Certifications will be an advantage
  • Self-starter with excellent leadership and team building skills
  • General knowledge of business processes, data flows, risk management and compliance
  • Possess strong planning, communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Demonstrates alignment with the organisation's core values through expected behaviours
  • High level of integrity, takes accountability of work and good attitude over teamwork
  • Takes initiative to improve current state of things and adaptable to embrace new changes

Great Eastern Malaysia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, and all qualified applicants shall receive a fair and equal consideration for employment.

Location: Head Office, Kuala Lumpur

Entity: Great Eastern Life Malaysia

Employment Type: Permanent

To all recruitment agencies: Great Eastern does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our email or our employees. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Great Eastern

Established in 1908, Great Eastern places customers at the heart of everything we do. Our legacy extends beyond our products and services to our culture, which is defined by our core values and how we work. As champions of Integrity, Initiative and Involvement, our core values act as a compass, guiding and inspiring us to embrace the behaviours associated with each value, upholding our promise to our customers - to continue doing our best for them in a sustainable manner.

We work collaboratively with our stakeholders to look for candidates who exhibit or have the potential to embrace our core values and associated behaviours, as these are the key traits that we expect from our employees as they develop their careers with us.

We embrace inclusivity, giving all employees an equal opportunity to shine and play their role in exploring possibilities to deliver innovative insurance solutions.

Since 2018, Great Eastern has been a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Principles of Sustainable Insurance. Our sustainability approach around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations play a key role in every business decision we make. We are committed to being a sustainability-driven company to achieve a low-carbon economy by managing the environmental footprint of our operations and incorporating ESG considerations in our investment portfolios; improving people's lives by actively helping customers live healthier, better and longer; and drive responsible business practices through material ESG risk management.

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