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Role Purpose:

The position will be responsible for managing Big Data and Data Science projects from inception through kick-off and into rollout. This person will manage project scope, budget, milestones, deliverables and timeline for various group Big Data projects.  In addition, this person will work with business and technical team leads across ASW Group and Country business units to ensure right resources with the right capabilities are allocated in a timely manner to ensure each project’s success.


A typical day in this Role:

  • Work with both technical and business cross functional stakeholders and team members across the globe on big data projects execution against the defined scope, roadmap, milestones, deliverables and timeline.
  • Proactively identify potential risks/ improvement areas and recommend action plan to rectify the situation and achieve the project goals.
  • Communicate and influence all levels in the organization from working level to executives with resolving the conflicts and alignment of stakeholders’ expectations.
  • Provide guidance to the team on best practice of project managements to ensure projects are delivered with quality and on time.

This job is a good fit for You if:

  • You are a Communicator - You have an ability to pick up on people’s underlying motivations and these insights make them persuasive and inspiring communicators. You are natural mediators who understand diverse perspectives and you value a positive, and inclusive environment.
  • You are a Commander - You take the initiative and tend to start discussions and move groups into new areas of exploration, towards the goal. You like to be in charge but can operate as part of a team. Either way your interactions will be positive and meaningful.
  • You are a Problem Solver - You make decisions based on evidence-based opinions. When you do something new, you seek to understand as much as possible and don’t jump in but conduct your due diligence and plan for moving forward.

Success will depend on:

  • 2-4 years of experience in actively managing projects as a project manager.
  • Understand industry standard project management methodology (Agile, waterfall, SDLC, solution delivery). Professional project management certification (e.g. PMP, Prince) or in the process of obtaining one is highly preferred.
  • Must be a strong communicator with a high level of written and verbal business communication skill. Preferably with multi-cultural, multi-regional experience. Able to navigate business/technical discussions and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Must have a get things done attitude and willing to adapt your project management methodologies depending on the situation.
  • Working experience with data analytics and data science is highly preferred

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The information provided will be treated in strict confidence and be used only for consideration of your application for relevant/ similar posts within the A.S. Watson Group.

Location

Watson House,1-5 Wo Liu Hang Road,Hong Kong,Fo Tan NT Hong Kong

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