What you will be doing
Advanced professional role. Highly skilled with extensive proficiency. May coach and / or mentor junior project management and support staff.
Works under minimal supervision on complex projects. Wide latitude for independent judgment. Typically requires.
Plans and coordinates all aspects of projects from initiation through delivery.
Creates project charters to identify project scope, critical success factors, risks, etc.
Manages the project work plan and holds the team and project resources accountable to variances in budget and hours.
Possess thorough understanding of estimation, letters of agreement, master service agreements, staffing model, average bill rates and cost structure by level.
Interacts with other members of cross-functional teams.
Ensures requirements for internal technology projects align to operational standards. Develops alternate requirements or document exceptions as appropriate.
Coordinates activities and tasks among project team members, other internal departments and client or vendor / subcontractor organizations as needed to meet project goals and ensure project completion is on schedule, within budget constraints and of the appropriate quality standards for the project scope.
Identifies project management coordination process gaps or areas for improvement, recommends and implements solutions.
What you bring
Should have requirements :
PMP (Project Management Professional) certification may be required.
At least 8 or more years work experience managing technical projects in financial services or a related industry or a related technical field, e.
g., application development, technology integration, business analysis, client technology consulting.
Key technical skills requirement :
Knowledge of financial services industry
Knowledge of the industry project management best practices, e.g., Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Knowledge of various types of IT project methodologies and life cycles, e.g., conversions, incremental, rapid delivery, classic or traditional waterfall phases of analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and the correct project application
Knowledge of standards relevant to the software industry, e.g., ISO, CMM, Six Sigma
Advanced skill in the use of project management software to manage projects, e.g., MS Project and auxiliary tools, such as earned value database, audit tools, project repository, including risk, issues and action items database, SLIM Estimate, Metrics and Control, PlanView, Platinum Process Continuum
Skill in the use of negotiation techniques to reach agreement when there are widely differing viewpoints
What we offer you
Competitive salary and benefits
A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
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