IT Change Project Manager -Middle office Technologies- Banking
City of London
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IT Change Project Manager required to work for a prestigious Financial Services orgainsation for an initial 6 months based in the City of London. The IT Change r Project Manager The Project Manager drives key technology projects within the programme, ensuring that the Bank delivers new and enhanced functionality to enable growth, minimise risk and adhere to regulatory requirements.
Responsible for the Project Management of multiple significant IT change initiatives under the guidance of more Head of Delivery and Head of Portfolio.
Plans and executes projects and other activities, from contract / proposal initiation to benefit realisation, on behalf of programme management, to ensure efficient delivery within defined time, quality and cost parameters.
Determines, monitors, reviews and manages project and associated operational costs, resources, risks and issues.
Plans, schedules, monitors and reports on overall progress, initiating corrective action where appropriate, to ensure deliverables are produced within time, quality and cost parameters.
Proactively manages projects to ensure they adhere to ESO governance, project lifecycle and finance processes and requrements.
Assesses continuously whether projects continue to meet business objectives, recommending changes where appropriate to ensure that projects are managed to realise business benefit, or cancelled as appropriate.
Provides input to the Programme Manager and executes initiatives to help drive delivery and reporting maturity as well as refine processes in the spirit of continuous service improvement.
Skills & Experience Required
Functional / Technical Competencies:
Excellent understanding of Project Management techniques and best practices
Experience of maintaining projects within stringent finance and governance boundaries
Ability to work to tight deadlines.
Ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work on own without direction.
Ability to make sense of complex situations and rapidly prioritise issues to take effective decisions.
Project delivery experience across multiple geographies and diverse cultures.
Experience in managing projects with internal and external interdependencies.
Experience in one or more of the bank's key technologies.
Smooth handover of projects to operational delivery, preferably in an ITIL based environment.
Management of external vendors and consultants.
Financial Services experience preferable, especially within non retail banking.
Education / Qualifications:
Degree or equivalent experience
Current Prince II Practitioner (or equivalent)
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