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Last update: 30.12.2019

WORLDWIDE PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ORGANISATION CHANGE, PMO, BUSINESS CONSULTING, BANK STRATEGY

Graduation: BSc ( Economics & Mathematics)
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Negotiable for remote projects depending on duration, complexity and client expectations
Languages: Chinese (Full Professional) | English (Full Professional)

Keywords

Project & Program Management Change Management Strategic consulting Agile and Waterfall Methodology Digital Business Transformation Wealth Management Retail banking Bank Technology Product lifecycle Big Data Jira & Confluence Technology Consulting Artificial intelligence Machine Learning

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CV_Dec_FL_2019.pdf

Skills

George has 29 years of experience mainly in financial institutions, consulting and software houses having held key positions in Program/ Project Delivery, PMO Governance and Business Consulting.

As a techno-functional delivery practitioner, George defines, develops and deploys actionable IT/business programmes managing the entire delivery life cycle from people, process, products and platforms to ensure successful completion within quality, scope, budget and timeline.

With a service-oriented and  positive mindset, George proactively engages his clients forging strategic alliances and build rapport to garner support and buy-in. He understands clients' needs and builds strong rapport to  deliver value , removing their ‘road blocks’ and provide workaround to issues. 

Besides having senior management skills, George is a hands-on practitioner with deep knowledge of project managment , testing tools and delivery methodologies such as AGILE, Waterfall and Hybrid.

His other experiences include IT and Business Strategy Managment Consulting, digital transformation, future banking trends within fintech domains to name a few.

Project history

07/2019 - Present
SENIOR GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGER ( ASIA PACIFIC)
ISRAELIS COMPANY SPECIALISING IN MACHINE LEARNING AI SOLUTION (50-250 employees)
Internet and Information Technology
Senior Global Project Manager for Asia Pacific Region.

07/2017 - 04/2019
GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION PROJECT MANAGER ( Multi- National Company)
MNC in Germany (5000-10.000 employees)
Other
Role is based in Singapore and China (Zhongshan)
  • Spearheaded and manage digital transformation in China, Singapore, Japan, US for logistics supply chain
  • Accountable for end to end process streamlining for manufacturing automation ( Industry 4.0)
  • Completed master data cleanup (MDM) in Oracle's PPM Agile system 

03/2016 - 05/2017
IT PROGRAM & CHANGE MANAGER
Bank Of Singapore (5000-10.000 employees)
Banks and financial services
* Hands-on Project & Program Management 
* Work with Change sponsors and e-Transformation Office to drive successful strategic changes 
* Builds strong relationships with country heads to drive successful outcomes

12/2013 - 03/2016
HEAD PMO & SENIOR PM
Stock Exchange Singapore (1000-5000 employees)
Banks and financial services
* Project managed launch of new Bond Trading platform (AGILE)
* Project managed product launches for financial products
* Set up and manage PMO Office

10/2001 - 02/2013
HEAD PROJECT DELIVERY & BUSINESS SUPPORT
DBS (5000-10.000 employees)
Banks and financial services
This is a techno-business delivery position -

•  Business projects
• Technology Upgrades ( hardware/ software)
• Regulatory Compliance

08/1998 - 10/2001
REGIONAL IT SOFTWARE CONSULTING MANAGER (SYDNEY)
Fiserv Inc (5000-10.000 employees)
Banks and financial services
* Core banking implementation
* Build up business pipeline for account servicing and relationship management

07/1995 - 08/1998
STRATEGIC CONSULTING MANAGER
KPMG Consulting (Vietnam) (5000-10.000 employees)
Other
* Retail Banking Strategy Formulation
* Systems design, vendor selection and software implementation

03/1991 - 07/1995
ASSISTANT MANAGER FOR RETAIL BANKING
Overseas Chinese Bank Corp (5000-10.000 employees)
Banks and financial services
* Project management in self-service terminals
* Streamline electronic banking process flow

Time and spatial flexibility

Able to travel on-demand by giving me 3 days advance notice.
Period of travel at offsite varies from 1 to 3 weeks.
Subject to project nature and final discusion.

Other

If you have a urgent request or service, please contact George as he will share with you his detailed experience. No obligation.
He will not disappoint with his quality, knowledge and committment.
Thank you.

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