Senior Project Manager (Financial Services – Banking)

  • Contract
  • Dublin

TechHeads

TechHeads are actively seeking a Senior Project Manager to take ownership of the successful delivery of an large-scale Financial Services Business Change Project.  Overall scope of the initiative will include organisational integration; systems consolidation; data migration; process re-engineering; training/up-skilling; acceptance testing & implementation to BAU Services.   Financial Services experience is Mandatory - ideally with a number of years in the Banking/Mortgages sector.

Location: Dublin

TechHeads are actively seeking a Senior Project Manager to take ownership of the successful delivery of a large-scale Financial Services Business Change Project.  Overall scope of the initiative will include organisational integration; systems consolidation; data migration; process re-engineering; training/up-skilling; acceptance testing & implementation to BAU Services.   Financial Services experience is Mandatory – ideally with a number of years in the Banking/Mortgages sector.

Responsibilities

  • Full end to end project delivery responsibility
  • Drive the definition of Project Plans – ensuring an agreed plan is in place and milestones are clearly understood by the internal & external project teams/3rd party vendors (ownership, dependencies, etc.).
  • Work in co-operation with the Business Owner(s) to co-ordinate and drive delivery applying Project Management Tools and Methodologies to enable project success.
  • Ensure that project scope and progress matches business priorities. Take necessary action to address departures from plan and/or scope.
  • Manage the project budget, updating forecasts throughout the project lifecycle adhering to all relevant approvals processes including strict change management.
  • Track and manage Project Status Incl. Issues, Risks, dependencies & and resource plans,
  • Report to Project Steering committee, escalating issues where required and preparing project updates suitable for senior management via an established Governance Framework
  • Co-ordinate project deliveries from various groups, ensuring that various streams / stakeholder groups and external vendors are aligned to the project objectives and committed to delivering in accordance with agreed timelines & quality standards.

Experience:

  • 8+ years operating as a Senior Project Manager with solid understanding of Business Change; SDLC and ideally solution/data migration and digital project successes in the Financial Services sector.
  • Strong Banking/Mortgages Experience is highly desirable
  • Proven track record in delivery (not just managing/administering) complex projects involving 3rd party vendors.
  • The ability to communicate and influence a wide range of business stakeholders internally and externally & clearly articulate accurate project status; identify and resolve conflicting perspectives & priorities and take ownership/responsibility for driving the project to successful delivery.
  • Familiarity with a variety of project management methodologies, tools and change management approaches / techniques.
  • Strong organisational skills, with ability to make decisions independently, escalating appropriately.
  • Excellent documentation skills & demonstrated ability to formulate/implement an appropriate Governance structure that’s fit-4-purpose.
  • Ideally educated to degree level, in conjunction with Project Management qualification.

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