Data Migration Project Manager | WWF
© WWF-Singapore

Position title:                      Data Migration Project Manager

Reports to:                          Director of Fundraising

Deadline Date:                    March 31, 2020

Type of Contract:                Initial 6-month contract, 3 days / week, with possibility to extend another 6 months  

Also open to freelancers or consultant.

  1. Introduction of the role

WWF-Singapore is going through an exciting data migration initiative and is looking for a Data Migration Project Manager with data migration experience to help us deliver this incredible task. This is an excellent opportunity to challenge yourself by embedding your excellent organization and communication skills into a dynamic and rewarding, but also challenging role.
We are looking for a talented, detail oriented, as well as an analytical individual as our Data Migration Project Manager. You will need to also have excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills in order to communicate with peers and partners at all levels. You also need to possess strong leadership and time management skills.

  1. Overview of the project

The Data Migration Project Manager will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure of a data migration project to Salesforce. The Data Migration Project Manager will develop the project plan with the team and will manage the team’s performance and deliverables of project tasks. The Project Manager will also be responsible for communicating the status and progress of the project, including risk management, escalation of issues that cannot be resolved in the team, and making sure that the project is delivered in budget, on schedule, and within scope by all parties involved.

  1. Qualification Experiences: Minimum of 4 years of experience in managing medium to large scale database migration projects

  2. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or Information Technology

  3. Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling of the data migration project

  • Responsible for securing acceptance and approval of deliverables from stakeholders and project sponsors

  • Responsible for developing training plans, materials, and documentations for new application users. Ensure materials are up-to-date and coordinate training sessions with new users and training partners

  • Responsible for liaison with various vendors and suppliers and manage contracts, agreements and deliverables

  • Responsible for providing project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about adjustments and progress

  1. Required experiences, skills and competencies

  • Have managed and successfully executed a minimum of 2 data migration projects

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Salesforce core products (Sales, Service, Marketing, Community, Commerce, Einstein, etc.) and Trailblazer Community

  • Familiar with database platform, Raiser’s Edge is preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel)

  • Organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, excellent time management skills, ability to multi-tasks, and able to perform despite tight schedules

  • Possess strong commitment, leadership skill, and ability to motivate team members

  • Previous experience or knowledgeable in charity sector is desired

  1. About WWF-Singapore

WWF-Singapore is a Singapore-registered charity, part of WWF International: One of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisations. We protect critical resources for people in Singapore by driving change across government, business, civil society and local communities.

As one of WWF’s global hubs, WWF-Singapore supports global conservation goals, we address issues such as deforestation, haze pollution, seafood sustainability and illegal wildlife trade in network that spans over 100 countries.

8. Working Relationships

Internal – Working closely with Fundraising, Communications, Conservation, Sustainable Finance, Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy teams to deliver against cross organisational business objectives

External – Coordinating with external vendors relating to platforms and systems and database solutions experts     

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Interested applicants may send their resume and cover letter to