PMI Singapore Chapter - Project Of the Year Award (SPMI-POY) 2014-15

The Project Management Institute Singapore Chapter (SPMI) is proud to announce the first-ever Project of the Year Awards (SPMI-POY) 2014-15. These awards will be given to projects in Singapore that have produced outstanding results and demonstrated excellence in the field of Project Management.


Business & Information Systems Category:

Outpatient Pharmacy Automation System (OPAS)

 by Integrated Health Information SystemsIHIS

Press Coverage

Engineering & Construction Category *:

Downtown Line 1 MRT Telok Ayer station and tunnels

 by Land Transport Authority SingaporeLTA


NALCO Champion EHCP (Eastern Hemisphere Core Plant)

 by  Jacobs Engineering Singapore


* 2 winners due to a tie


After a thorough evaluation process, the Evaluation Committee and the Judge Panel have selected the following projects as the finalists under the 2 categories of SPMI Project Of the Year Award 2014-15.

The winners will be announced at the SPMI Members’ Night on 6th Feb, 2015.

Finalists for the Business & Information Systems Category: (not in any particular order)

Outpatient Pharmacy Automation System (OPAS)

by Integrated Health Information Systems

Singapore Data Centre Setup & Migration

by Maybank

FATCA Programme for Corporate & Institutional Clients

by Standard Chartered Bank

Finalists for the Engineering & Construction Category *: (not in any particular order)

Downtown Line 1 MRT Telok Ayer station and tunnels

by Land Transport Authority Singapore

NALCO Champion EHCP (Eastern Hemisphere Core Plant)

by Jacobs Engineering Singapore

Singapore Grand Prix

by Faithful+Gould

Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall Redevelopment

by RLB Consultancy Pte Ltd

* 4 finalists were selected due to a tie


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Awards Categories

Awards will be presented under the following 2 categories:

Project of the Year- Business and Information Systems

Project of the Year- Engineering and Construction

3 finalists will be selected under each category. The winner of each category will receive the SPMI POY Award, while other finalists will receive the Merit Award.

Judges Panel


Mr. Alex Siow
Managing Director, Health & Public Service, Accenture


Mr. Er. Yap Tiem Yew
Group Director, Building & Infrastructure,
Housing & Development Board (HDB)


Mr. Steve Walker
Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific, DHL Supply Chain


Mr. Khoong Hock Yun
Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Development Group, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore


Mr. Moiz Husain
Project Executive, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering


Mr. Jay Wadhwani
Managing Director, Jacob Engineering, Singapore

Note: Above list provides names of confirmed judges as of now. This list will be updated as additional judges join the panel.

Key Features of the Program

  • One of the most prestigious awards for the project management professionals and the organizations in Singapore to get recognized and rewarded for their outstanding projects.
  • A platform for the organizations to showcase their capabilities and achievements, and learn from other organizations.
  • Organizations can assess their PM maturity and adopt PM best practices by engaging with PMI.
  • Organizations can raise the awareness of the projects and the PM profession among their senior executives.
  • The SPMI-POY winners will be recognized in SPMI publications, website and during the SPMI Regional Symposium.
  • The SPMI-POY winners will also be recognized in PMI Region 15 publications.

Eligibility Criteria

1. The project must have been completed between September 01, 2012 and September 30, 2014.

2. The project must be implemented in Singapore or carried out by a company based in Singapore or originated from Singapore.

3. The total size of project must meet following conditions:

1.1  Business and Information Systems Category:  minimum budget of S$2mil, and 25 or more team members.

1.2 Engineering and Construction Category: minimum budget of S$25mil, and 25 or more team members.

4. An organization cannot submit more than 3 projects per category and may submit the projects in multiple categories.

5. The Project has not won the PMI Distinguished Project Award.

6. PMI affiliation is not necessary.

Evaluation Process

1. The evaluation process will be governed by the following bodies comprising of experienced industry leaders.



Judges Panel

  • Govern the overall program
  • Provide guidance to the Evaluation Committee and the program team in designing and executing the program.
  • Review the evaluation reports submitted by the Evaluation Committee and select the winner.

Evaluation Committee

  • Review and approve the evaluation criteria and process.
  • Obtain necessary guidance from Judges Panel and perform the objective evaluation of the submitted projects.
  • Prepare evaluation report and submit to the Judges Panel.

2. Evaluation Committee will evaluate the project submissions according to the eligibility criteria and provide its evaluation report to the Judges Panel.

3. Judges Panel will select 3 finalists for each category. The finalists may be required to provide more details and conduct presentations in front of the Judges Panel.

4. Judges Panel will select the winner of each category and the results will be announced at the Awards Presentation Gala Dinner.

Click here to download the nomination forms and evaluation guidelines.

High-Level Schedule



Announce Awards and Call for Nominations


End-date for Project Nominations

Extended to 28-Nov-2014

Announce 3 Finalists per Category


Awards Presentation Gala Dinner


For inquiries and nominations, please contact spmi_poy_201415@pmi.org.sg

SPMI reserves the right to change or cancel the program due to scheduling conflicts, availability of the judges, low nominations  and/or circumstances beyond the control of the SPMI.

Program Overview

Nomination Forms & Guidelines

Judges Panel & Eval. Committee

Sponsorship Opportunities