Strategic Project Senior Manager

HPS Partners is working with a rapidly-growing company to identify a motivated and collaborative individual with a solid background in Strategic Projects. Reporting to the VP, this permanent position is based in Penang, Malaysia. As a Strategic Project Senior Manager, you will be responsible for working with leadership teams to manage projects and programs including communication and change management. You will be responsible for managing, coordinating different programs to achieve the business goals and objectives.  You will help to plan and prioritize resources needed to achieve the program results. You will assure accurate design and tracking of programs to predict results and outcomes critical to success. Analysis of program progress in terms of root cause analysis, pay-back assessment, risk, resources consumption, interdependencies and gaps are also key functions of the program manager responsibilities.


Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Understand short-term and long-term goals and how they relate to company goals.

  • Assist in driving program and project across various functions within the group using common methods & metrics.

  • Drives accountability through clear communication, informal feedback, effective project management and appropriate usage of metrics.

  • Develops metrics for benchmarking Project Performance

  • Prioritize and align Project/Program goals with counter-parts goals across departments.

  • Manage Program Teams and Stakeholders. Identify Stakeholders and manage expectations

  • Maintain program support through interaction with senior leaders. Provide ideas and recommendations to leadership on department initiatives.

  • Define scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with sponsors and stakeholders

  • Define alignment of programs to company strategic objectives

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve program goals

  • Plan and schedule program timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Execute, Monitor/Control and Close Programs

  • Track program milestones and deliverables

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

  • Identify potential crises, and develop and execute resolution plans

  • Create an environment of motivation to foster team engagement

  • Provide periodic department updates to review status and future goals and objectives

  • Develop and promote technical expertise in the group by identifying skill gaps and propose technical trainings, attendance to conferences and seminars

  • Identify, develop, and implement organizational initiatives that drive benchmark culture

  • Know the competition; be aware of how strategies and tactics work in the market place

  • Foster an environment where innovative thinking and intelligent risk taking is promoted

  • Actively collaborate with global partners to reach aligned decisions



  • Bachelor’s Degree/master’s in engineering or Science discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated success in a M1 or M2 position

  • Proven ability in project and/or program management

  • Good leadership skill in mentoring, managing the performance of teams and people development

  • Excellent analytical and good decision-making skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration with other groups, internally and externally

  • Proven ability to plan and prioritize goals and objectives

  • Proven ability to multi-task and lead team to meet challenging deadlines and goals

  • Demonstrated ability to measure self and team for efficiency and effectiveness

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV in MS Word format to Lee Shiow Chyn, EA 12C6130/ R1112042 Email: technology@hpspartners.comsg  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.