IT Project Manager

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IT Project Manager

Dublin

Permanent

€75,000 - €85,000

Ref: E2969SD

Job Description

My Dublin based Financial services client is looking for a Project Manager that will be assigned to a large change programme which is delivering a new administration platform.

IT Project Manager 

My Dublin based Financial services client is looking for a Project Manager that will be assigned to a large change programme which is delivering a new administration platform.

Key Responsibilities:

-Project manage a multi-disciplinary team comprising of a range of technical skills such as Solution Architecture, Business subject matter expertise, Product Design, Software Engineering, Business Analysis, System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Business Readiness, Release & Environment Management

-Develop, obtain approval for and manage the project’s budget

-Define resource requirements to achieve the project’s objectives

-Develop the project charter and manage all aspects of project governance

-Develop the project plan, identify and sequence activities and produce the project’s work breakdown structure

-Plan and design the project and proactively monitor and control its overall progress against the delivery schedule

-Provide timely and accurate status reports regarding progress of the project at Steering meetings

-Manage risks and issues that may impact the project to ensure they are controlled effectively and understood by stakeholders, developing innovative solutions and initiating corrective action as appropriate so as to resolve matters

-Manage communications with stakeholders, third parties and internally within the project delivery team

-Manage co-ordination and inter-dependencies with other projects

-Manage outsourced provider(s) to deliver to the project’s expectations

-Establish the project’s quality assurance processes

-Initiate activities and manage intervention where gaps in the project are identified or issues arise

-Provide leadership and direction to work streams including Technical Analysis, Application Development, Infrastructure and QA Testing

-Work with the Business and technical experts to define business requirements and pragmatic solutions

-Plan and manage acceptance into service of the project’s implementations into the production environment

Experience

-A minimum of 7 years of project management experience running large scale legacy transformation programmes

-Experience in the full breadth of project management processes

-Experience of general insurance, life assurance or financial services environments would be preferable

-Experience of migrating from legacy systems in a financial services marketplace would be a distinct advantage

-Experience of Agile/SCRUM methodologies would be helpful, though not a prerequisite

-Knowledge of process improvement methodologies (i.e. 6-Sigma) an advantage

Education & Training

-Third Level Qualification in Computer Science / IT

-Project Management Certification e.g. PMP, CAPM, PRINCE 2

-MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Competencies

-Delivery focused with a strong aptitude for team motivation

-Highly organised and structured approach to working

-Excellent facilitation and communication skills, both written & verbal

-Strong leadership and coaching skills

-Ability to interact effectively with both technical and business personnel

-Ability to actively get involved in every phase of the project and pitch in if required

How to Apply

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