SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

Technical Program Manager, Asia

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)
Quarry Bay
Posted on 20-Jan-22

Technical Program Manager, Asia

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

Job Highlights

  • Our motto: Improving Lives through Better Careers
  • Company Values: We Care, We Aim High, We Deliver
  • Customized career development opportunities

Job Description

The Role
The Technical Program Manager is the key coordinator role across multiple projects and initiatives.  The Technical Program Manager is an individual contributor who will drive the delivery of interconnected projects and initiatives across cross-functional teams, including but not limiting to Technology team in both ANZ and Asia markets to deliver programs of work across Asia. The Technical Program Manager will help drive the individual roadmaps, manage dependencies with other teams and collectively achieve the initiatives.
To succeed in this role, you will be required to provide sound judgment under pressure. You have a strong background working in technology environments and have a sound understanding of technical concepts or you are from a technical background, meticulous attention to detail, and outstanding organizational skills.
The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind, a proven ability to strategize & provide sound judgment and implement program initiatives under pressure. As a natural born leader, you will have a strong talent for project coordination and delegation. Ultimately, you are motivated by the desire to optimize productivity and nurture program success from inception to completion.
The Technical Program Manager will help introduce lean and agile program management practices to deliver outcomes to agreed quality at pace and assist senior stakeholders to ensure governance and reporting needs are satisfied.
The Technical Program Manager will report to the Head of Technology Operations, Asia.
Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborate and influence Cross-functional teams to develop overarching programs and roadmaps around unified objectives and orientating teams to deliver on their roadmap.
  • Create and maintain an environment which enables high performing team cultures that embraces diversity, delivery, ownership, teamwork, learning and continuous improvement
  • Advocacy for wellbeing by fostering safety, inclusivity, fun, sustainability, and diversity of thought within your team(s)
  • Lead others through change, including leaders, whilst applying SEEK’s change principles to deliver effective organisational change management
  • Track progress, identify issues and dependencies, and driving resolution.
  • Collaborate with and report to senior stakeholders to ensure governance and reporting needs are satisfied with concise communication and transparency regarding project issues and decisions.
  • Connecting teams, collaborating, and coordinating efforts related to deliver Asia technology programs.
  • Analysing, implementing, and managing changes and interventions to ensure program goals are achieved.
  • Design and implement practices, rituals, and tools to continually improve team delivery cadence to reach desired outcomes efficiently.
So, what we are looking for
  • 5 years of experience in Program Management or managing multiple projects at once while managing dependencies and aligning stakeholder
  • Strong experience leading team environments which support agile and continuous delivery, identifying potential for technical, delivery, business, and process improvements
  • Highly developed stakeholder management and communication skills to effectively deliver and report on progress, risks, issues, capacity, and costs
  • Significant experience partnering with cross-functional teams in setting, aligning, and communicating team OKR’s (or equivalent goal setting framework)
  • Ability to collaborate and influence exceptionally well with various senior level stakeholders, with potentially conflicting business requirements, to define a clear strategy which best serves the overall APAC strategy
  • Strong ability to analyse and present data to support business decisions as required
  • Prior experience working in a leadership role to drive the success of a technology implementation, would be ideal
  • Experience in driving digital transformation project in an organization with multiple Asia countries
  • Experience leading remote teams in a multi-country / location or matrixed environment would be desirable
  • Familiarity with different culture norms and practises, particularly within Asia would be highly desirable
Desired Values

Believes in aiming high to deliver world-class results and yet, not forgetting to care for others
Additional information
At SEEK, the health and safety of our people is our highest priority. For this reason, SEEK has introduced a policy requiring all employees and visitors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within our offices, unless a formal medical exemption applies. In addition, all employees attending in-person work related meetings or events outside the office will also need to be fully vaccinated.  We have chosen to share this information early in our hiring process, so that candidates can make an informed choice. On this basis, as part of the application process you will be asked to confirm that you have read and understood this policy, and would like to continue with the hiring process.  Further details about this policy will be shared during the hiring process, as required.

Additional Information

Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company Website

Company Overview

SEEK’s portfolio of diverse businesses makes a positive impact on a truly global scale. Our unified purpose helps people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and helps organisations succeed. We create world-class technology solutions to connect more people to relevant employment, education, small business and volunteer opportunities.  
SEEK has evolved from being a domestic online employment classifieds business to the largest global online marketplace, operating in 19 countries. Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 1997, there are now over 6,000 people working for SEEK globally. Our reach includes Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Mexico, South East Asia, Southern Africa, India and Bangladesh. We believe the key to our success is creating a work environment which is challenging, rewarding and inclusive. We are committed to making a difference to our community as well as to our company.  
In SEEK Asia, our purpose is to improve lives through better careers. Formed from the recent merger of the two leading portals in the region, JobStreet.com and jobsDB, SEEK’s Asian operation now employs 1,500 people operating across 7 countries in South-East Asian countries and is the leading job portal and Asia's preferred destination for candidates and hirers. It now has ambitious growth plans that include expanding its product set and customer base. To support this, we are transforming our sales and service organization including moving to a more solution-based selling approach, increasing use of digital channels and becoming more data-driven.
At SEEK, the health and safety of our people is our highest priority. For this reason, SEEK has introduced a policy requiring all employees and visitors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within our offices, unless a formal medical exemption applies. In addition, all employees attending in-person work related meetings or events outside the office will also need to be fully vaccinated.  We have chosen to share this information early in our hiring process, so that candidates can make an informed choice. On this basis, as part of the application process you will be asked to confirm that you have read and understood this policy, and would like to continue with the hiring process.  Further details about this policy will be shared during the hiring process, as required. 

Additional Company Information

Industry
Media/Publishing/Printing
Benefits & Others
Education allowance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours