United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

FVP, IT Release Management

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) | Date Posted: 11-Dec-2018
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Qualification:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Functional area: Business Technology Services
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Responsibilities:
  • Forward Plan the yearly Release Calendar, common across the organization
  • Work closely with Service Managers and Development Managers on the prioritization of scope for each release and control the baseline during delivery lifecycle
  • Maintain the release schedule for all applications and ensure alignment across key stakeholders.
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, schedule, and scope changes
  • Escalate risks for management attention on issues which affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure the releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Schedule and Release Notes for each Release
  • Weekly Status Reporting
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Facilitate regular UAT progress reviews  Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the implementation planning and Go-Live activities including the command centre setup to monitor execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.

 
Requirements 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 6-8 years of previous release and / or project management experience, (solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems (Banking preferred) operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel
Company Overview
United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)