Contract Project Manager (FTC) - Global Insurance Firm

A Project Manager job in an insurance company managing IT related transformation projects in the APAC region
Your new company
You’ll be working for a leading casualty insurance company who is looking for an IT Project Manager to be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. reputable market-leader within the banking and finance industry who is looking for an IT Project Manager to be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With an entrepreneurial approach in their business and culture model to become a better leader in its field, it continues to gain market share over its competitors.

Your new role
In this job, you’ll be responsible for managing the delivery of technology projects across the APAC region. This is a “hands-on” project management role that requires excellent organizational and time management skills, an ability to manage competing priorities from a wide range of stakeholders, work with team members located across APAC countries, and expertise in pragmatic and creative problem solving. Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential as is experience working with executive level stakeholders. Responsibilities will include developing project schedules, monitoring and reporting progress, coordinating resources, and managing issues, risks, and project dependencies, in line with the organisations methodologies and standards.

Type of Projects:
  • Cloud Transformation
  • CRM Transformation
  • Business Excellence / Operational Excellence
  • Systems Applications (SDLC) Projects

What you’ll need to succeed
To ensure your success within this role, you will possess:
  • 10+ years’ work experience in IT project delivery projects/programs including concurrent management of more than 1-2 projects at a time
  • Experience in full SDLC project delivery with a variety of methodologies ie Agile, Scrum, Waterfall
  • Experience with a variety of project management tools eg MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Clarity.
  • Project Management Certification (PMP preferred)
  • General insurance industry experience would be an advantage

What you’ll get in return
  • Expanding your work scope and experience as a project manager in the technology domain of the insurance industry to drive business.
  • Involvement and ownership of projects in a growing industry.
  • Expansion of geographic diversity and exposure
  • Lead and transform the strategy and future of a well-established team.

What you need to do now
Click ‘apply now’ if you are interested in this role. For further details or confidential discussion on other opportunities in Project and Change Management in the Technology domain, please contact Xander Chan at Hays on +603- 2786 8600 or email

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. #1215551


Job Type
Banking and Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Xander Chan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Kuala Lumpur
Level 26, Menara 3, Petronas

Telephone: +60327868600