Project Manager - (Job Description)
AirAsia, Asia’s leading airline was established with the dream of making flying possible for everyone. Since 2001, AirAsia has swiftly broken travel norms around the globe and has risen to become the world’s best. Driven by the Dare to Dream spirit, we pride ourselves on being the region’s largest low-cost carrier, serving 25 countries and over 160 destinations. AirAsia is ranked the world’s best low-cost airline 11 years in a row.
These are exciting times at AirAsia, we have a new dream to transform ourselves into a truly digital airline, and you can be a part of this journey. With over 40 million passengers flown last year and 30 million unique visitors per month.
What You'll Do:
Work under the Airline Tech team delivering successful outcomes for IT projects and report to a Principal Project Manager/Senior Project Manager
The Project Manager is accountable for aspects of successful project delivery including managing scope, schedule, risks, issues, budget as well as project communication, documentation, reporting and stakeholder management.
Working with a cross-functional team the senior project manager drives activities across project work streams including training, staffing, platform, process and data.
Partners with cross functional internal stakeholders to ensure all deliverables and milestones are met, providing project governance and owning the project schedule and forecast.
Communicates and presents effectively to all levels of external and/or internal leadership, including strong executive presence.
Responsible for quality standards and consistency in project methodology. Provides feedback based on stakeholder experiences to internal teams for product and process improvements.
Leads multiple strategic projects and manages highly complex projects.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Primary responsibility for day to day management of project delivery, project communication, risk migration and reporting.
Leads cross functional project teams to ensure all deliverables and milestones are met on highly complex projects, owns the project schedule and forecast. Complexity can vary based on several factors such as size, scope, number of geographies, variables or dynamics of customer and/or project.
Responsible for working with internal and/or external stakeholders to set resources expectations and project success criteria. Accountable for stakeholder sign off on key project deliverables.
Provides project governance (scope control, risk and issue management, change control, escalation management).
Leads project cadence calls, may include executive steering committees.
Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure understanding of project status and progress.
May provide client relationship management throughout the project delivery, and facilitate the transfer of the project and client relationships to other internal teams.
3+ years of related experience to reflect skills and talent necessary for this role preferred.
Project Management certification is an advantage but not a must
Strong experience in using project management methodology (processes, best practices, tools, and templates) effectively including MS project
Ability to plan effectively in a rapidly changing environment to quickly identify the critical path and appropriately manage challenging situations real time. Experience in managing through project resets due to change in scope or unforeseen challenges.
Ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of external and/or internal leadership, including strong executive presence. Proven ability to manage in demanding environments, including strong executive-level persuasion skill.
Strategically builds working relationships and networks across all the internal and/or external functions and helps remove barriers to team productivity and success to ensure smooth delivery in a challenging environment
A solid discipline of risk and issue management
Excellent in MS project
Travel: Work in Sepang (next to KLIA2) and travel if and when needed to collaborate with various stakeholders.
We are all different - one talent to another - that is how we rely on our differences. At AirAsia, you will be treated fairly and given all chances to be the best. We committed to creating a diverse work environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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