CORE BANKING - HEAD OF PROJECTS

INTERNATIONAL - CORE BANKING - PROJECTS (INT-BUILD-CBK-PRJ)
Thailand

Mid Senior level / Director


Job Title                                  : Head of Projects

Position type                          : Full time

Place of work                          : Bangkok

Department/Function              : INT-BUILD-CBK

Reporting to Title                    : Head of Core Banking (Back End)

The company and the mission:                

 

BRED IT (Thailand) Ltd.is a wholly owned subsidiary of the French bank BRED Banque Populaire based out of Paris (BPCE Group).

 

BRED IT was established in 2008 with the objective to become the IT hub for BRED Group Commercial Banks in South East Asia, Pacific Ocean, and the Horn of Africa areas.

In parallel, BRED IT has expanded its activities since 2011 to also provide remote IT services to Paris Headquarters.

 

Today, with more than 200 employees, BRED IT fully supports Banque Franco Lao in Laos, BRED Bank Cambodia, BRED Bank Vanuatu, BRED Bank Solomon Islands, BRED Bank Fiji and Banque pour le commerce et l’industrie Mer Rouge (BCIMR) in Djibouti:

BRED IT hosts and manages all layers of BRED International Banks Information Systems: From Infrastructures to Applications (Core Banking, Internet/Mobile Banking, E-Payments…), on a 24x7 basis.

 

 

We are a unique company, thanks to our identity and our history: We place our expertise at the service of BRED Group and develop our activities with an entrepreneurial structure.

By putting BRED group best interests first, it allows us to deliver tailor-made solutions with high value-added.

 

Responsibilities

·        Responsible for managing projects in Core Banking Domain

·        Monitor build progress and ensuring project quality.

·        Make strategic decisions and provide leadership and direction to project team to implement those decisions.

·        Interface with external vendors and internal teams to provide collaborated outcomes.

·        Devise cost effective plans and Managing risks to enable effective completion of Project.

·        Involve in evolution projects revolving around Core Banking including implementations of new versions

·        Work in proximity with core banking department to study the existing core banking system in place and finding the gaps between the existing products and the recent version of Flexcube and make recommendations, change request, etc.

·        Work closely with core banking Support and Interface teams as well as other stake holders.

·        Articulate problem and identify quick and effective solution among all parties including vendors.

·        Work closely with the system, network, and Database administrator to perform software installations, and to configure hardware and software.

·        Attend and lead status meetings and steering committee with various stake holders.

 

Education

  • Bachelors or Masters / University degree in related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Must be released from his military service obligations (Male)

 

Language skills

  • Must possess excellent communication skills in English (both written and oral) to be able to work with international customers (France, India, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,..).
  • French Language skill is a plus

 

Experience and Skills

  • Functional bank knowledge (i.e. Accounting, Letter of Credit, Loan and Deposit, Foreign Exchange, Money Market, Bills and Collections, Fund Transfer, OBPM, Securities, Data Entry, Accounts... etc.) of Flexcube version 11 and above.
  • Ten or more years of experience in Flexcube related projects or Implementation.
  • Two or more years of experience within project management is desirable.
  • Experience in the functional workflows of the core banking products like Flexcube.
  • Bank domain experience with exposure to overall banking process.
  • Problem solving capabilities with collaboration.
  • Building effective relationships with all stake holders.
  • Ability to define KPI’s and resource management
  • Customer-oriented mindset, Positive Attitude and Teamwork
  • Ability to prioritize work, work under pressure, multi-task, and fast learning
  • Experience in end-to-end implementation of core banking will be an added advantage.
  • Aware of SDLC and ODT tool of Oracle will be an added advantage.
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About the Company

BRED IT Thailand

BRED IT (Thailand) Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the French bank BRED Banque Populaire based out of Paris (BPCE Group).


BRED IT was established in 2008 with the objective to become the IT hub for BRED Group Commercial Banks in South East Asia, Pacific Ocean, and the Horn of Africa areas.

In parallel, BRED IT has expanded its activities since 2011 to also provide remote IT services to Paris Headquarters.


Today, with more than 200 employees, BRED IT fully supports Banque Franco Lao in Laos, BRED Bank Cambodia, BRED Bank Vanuatu, BRED Bank Solomon Islands, BRED Bank Fiji and Banque pour le commerce et l’industrie Mer Rouge (BCIMR) in Djibouti:


BRED IT hosts and manages all layers of BRED International Banks Information Systems: From Infrastructures to Applications (Core Banking, Internet/Mobile Banking, E-Payments and etc.), on a 24x7 basis. Half of the activity is currently performed for BRED Headquarters, with a focus on Projects (built with Java, COBOL, PHP, DataStage) and Production/Devops.


We are a unique company, thanks to our identity and our history: We place our expertise at the service of BRED Group and develop our activities with an entrepreneurial structure. By putting BRED group best interests first, it allows us to deliver tailor-made solutions with high value-added.