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Job Description

​Our client, a leading Financial Institute, is currently undergoing a large digital transformation and is urgently seeking a Project Manager to manage key projects across strategic initiatives within the organisation. The successful candidate will work with stakeholders across the business while having exposure to large-scale technology initiatives.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Manage and oversee key strategic projects and the execution of the roadmap against objectives.

  • Create project plans for transformation projects and communicate tasks, milestone dates, status, and resource allocation.

  • Work closely with the business and technology managers to oversee and track the portfolio of technology initiatives being delivered.

  • Track project progress/deliverables and provide constant visibility to all stakeholders to ensure risks are mitigated, issues are resolved, and decisions are taken.

  • Monitor and provide regular updates on progress to C-level management.

  • Establish and follow processes to ensure appropriate governance and clear communication.

  • Identify and ensure the resolution of conflicts relating to resources, schedules, dependencies, and business priorities.

Required Skills for the Role:

  • University degree holder

  • 8+ years of experience in project/program management

  • Experience with Process re-engineering, process automation, Workflow, etc.

  • Proven track record in managing large-scale digital transformation projects

  • Financial services industry experience is preferred

  • Ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders across the breadth of the organisation and to manage expectations, including senior stakeholders

  • Strong ability to actively engage and build relationships across the business and influence key business initiatives