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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager
Dublin 1 €600 - €680 Ref: E18163SD

Job Description

Experienced Senior Project Manager with Financial Services industry experience required for an initial 6 month contract with strong possibility for extension up to 18 months.

Job Responsibilities

The Project Manager, within governance guidelines, is accountable for ensuring ownership, co-ordination, visibility, associated budget control and timely delivery of prioritised business change.

  • Provide project leadership in order to implement initiatives into an operational status, following established release, change, and quality management principles.
  • Drive projects ensuring project objectives are within agreed quality, time and cost metrics.
  • Coordinate all activity on a project including business process (re)design, system design and development, training, communications, testing, business readiness & transition, rollout, handover and support.

Experience Required

  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Create a team culture of openness, transparency and interdependence.
  • Participate, lead, coach and motivate a high performance team (where applicable)
  • Live, and lead by example, the organisational values.
  • Manage vendors and vendor contracts to achieve deliverables and maintain a positive working relationship.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures. Knowledge & Skill
  • Strong sense of urgency, being able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise where necessary.
  • Ability to maintain control, professionalism and momentum in stressful situations. Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and connections within the team, the business and external vendors and across the organization.
  • Successful experience in change management in a large or complex organisation with particular emphasis on delivering enterprise software implementation projects in conjunction with Infrastructure delivery.
  • Sound knowledge of risk management principles and practices and ways of mitigating those risks to an acceptable level.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and provide a strategic perspective.
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills including the ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organising and planning skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to develop strong relationship with client stakeholders of all levels
  • Proactive “can do” attitude with excellent interpersonal skills, making naturally good first impressions

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Agile and waterfall PM
  • Define project scope and required business outcomes, including defined deliverables, key interdependencies and resourcing requirements. If required on smaller projects, produce the business requirements, functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Write business cases for review and sign-off before project initiation. Produce and actively manage the relevant project artefacts as per the PMO framework and methodology.
  • Projects are to be delivered in a manner that conforms to relevant standards and guidelines (i.e. regulatory, architectural frameworks etc.).
  • Deliver projects that may span a number of areas including: application and infrastructure solutions, business optimisation projects, strategic implementation projects, operational projects and tactical projects.
  • Manage and drive all aspects of a project from initiation through to operational support within timeframe and budget expectations including business readiness.
  • Champion the project approval process and the Project Delivery Framework within the company and bring Stakeholders on the journey.
  • Provide a single point of accountability as the principal interface for all matters affecting the project and its progress.
  • Develop project budgets, monitor and report progress against these to the PMO Manager
  • Actively manage the project against milestones and manage any change to the project scope, giving consideration to business outcomes.
  • Provide impact assessments for changes to timings and scope within the project and ensure that change requests are managed according to defined processes and standards
  • Ensure that controls and measures are in place to assure quality of deliverables.
  • Ensure key stakeholders are kept well informed with accurate and timely information of progress, risks and issues
  • Ensure interdependencies with other projects are maintained, managed and properly co-ordinated so that interference does not occur.

Educational Requirements

3rd Level Qualification

Working Hours & Benefits

40 Working Hours per week.

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