Trends Group, Inc.
Trends Group, Inc.

Corporate Planning and Program Manager  

Trends Group, Inc.

  • Makati, Philippines
    23rd Floor, 105 H.V. Dela Costa , Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Posted 9 months ago and deadline of application is on 31 Aug

Recruiter was hiring a day ago


Job Description


The Program Manager will handle a critical role in overseeing all strategic and cross-functional projects across the entire organization. This position will report directly to the Manager of Corporate Planning and Program Management (CPPM) and co-supervise CPPM’s Trainees. This position will also have a close working relationship with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and other Senior Management of TGI and its subsidiaries.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Spearhead and oversee CPPM governance processes to ensure priority projects align with the company's strategic objectives and ExCom's vision.
  • Review and evaluate project business cases, ensuring they resonate with the CPPM Standards and ExCom's strategic direction.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure adherence to CPPM best practices in project planning, including Project Charters, Scopes, timelines, and resource allocations.
  • Champion risk governance by identifying potential risks and collaborating with project teams to establish mitigation strategies.
  • Lead governance-driven stakeholder engagement to promote clarity in roles, responsibilities, and deliverables.
  • Serve as the PMO governance advisor, providing guidance and recommendations to project teams, ensuring alignment with best practices and standards.
  • Monitor project budgets and schedules within the CPPM Standards, ensuring adherence and consistency.
  • Oversee resolution mechanisms for challenges and obstacles, emphasizing minimal disruption and governance adherence.
  • Coordinate governance-driven meetings with project leaders, fostering collaboration, and ensuring projects remain within the governance framework.
  • Regularly report on project statuses within the governance purview to the Manager of CPPM and ExCom, ensuring transparency and alignment.
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the CPPM Database, ensuring it reflects real-time project statuses.

Benefit Realization

  • Direct and spearhead a comprehensive assessment to determine if the anticipated benefits of a project are being realized post-implementation.
  • Systematically review and evaluate the state of adoption or integration of completed projects, ensuring they align with the company's strategic and operational goals.
  • Craft and present a detailed benefit realization report to the head of CPPM and ExCom, emphasizing the tangible and intangible benefits, challenges, and recommendations for future projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimun Education

  • Degree in IT, Business, Industrial or Management Engineering

Minimum Experience / Training

  • At least four years of practical experience in project management
  • Preferably with a strong background on PMI and Agile framework
  • Preferably with an advanced degree in management or professional certifications such as PMP, Lean Six Sigma, or CBAP


  • Project management
  • Resource Optimization
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Process Development
  • Change Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Management Reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Capital Budgeting

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job Category
Management and Consultancy
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while
Office Address
105 H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Technology / IT
1 opening

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About Trends Group, Inc.

The milestones achieved by our first company, Trends, is a testament to how impactful and well-received our humble beginnings have been. Now, we have multiple subsidiaries that operate independently of each other, with distinct business objectives and operational structure. When we are blessed with success, it is our duty to walk in wisdom and plan our course for making the best of it. Empowered by a strong vision, we are now ready to put in the work that comes with positioning our conglomerate to enter the world’s biggest economies. From generating growth in the ICT industry, we are now pursuing to nurture leading and global businesses. The time has come to explore the possibilities in ICT and beyond. Equipped with a vision and the right values, we are expanding and reaching new heights as a powerful, nurturing, and timeless conglomerate. We are moving towards a more promising future to cultivate opportunities and provide a customer experience like no other. Trends Group Inc. promises to give our partners the satisfaction they deserve and elevate itself to create and grow leading and global businesses.

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