Interim Project Manager

Overview

Our client, a leading financial company is currently looking for a experienced Project Manager to work on a significant project to implement a core business system to support their Asset Management company. The system will support the full end-to-end process within the organisation and look to maximise Straight-Through-Processing (STP) from Front Office through to Middle Office and Back Office operations.

Your responsibilities will be:

  1. Working closely with senior management, business leads, and key suppliers to manage delivery of a key phase of the project
  2. Establish and maintain the project plan by confirming project scope, estimates, resources, roles and responsibilities
  3. Monitor and control execution of project and provide leadership and decision making support through the established project governance mechanisms
  4. Run the weekly and monthly governance meetings including weekly status meetings, steering paper preparations, with internal and external suppliers, and production of related project reporting materials
  5. Obtain sign-off on final deliverables for key stages of the project
  6. Engage with 3rd party service providers for delivery of their key deliverables and ensure that the vendor has clear understanding of what needs to be delivered clarifying any queries/issues. Also, work with vendor and liaise with business units to ensure that dependencies are identified and reflected in the plan
  7. Ongoing management of the risks, issues, plan and key milestones

It is important that you have:

  • Strong experience working as a Project Manager. Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Be self-driven with the ability to work on own initiative and operate in a structured and organised manner.
  • Strong leadership and management skills and experience
  • Experience of working at senior levels in an organisation
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Experienced in working with key stakeholders/subject matter experts to identify dependencies, risks, issues
  • Ability to communicate to business stakeholders in non-technical terms.
  • Experienced in dealing with 3rd party providers to communicate the plan, deliverables, and key dependencies
  • Strong Financial Services background/experience.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across the organisation.

Would make a big difference in the selection process if you have:

  • Working knowledge of Asset Management organisation with an understanding of Front Office, Back Office, Compliance & Risk would be very beneficial.
  • Experience using Misys FusionInvest or Sophis platform would be a huge advantage.
  • Project Management Certification

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Trish Lynch, Contracts Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Trish is a Contracts Manager with e-Frontiers. She has over 15 years recruitment experience in the areas of Software Development, Testing, Project Management and Business Analysis. She is has a BA Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Business Studies from Michael Smurfits UCD. Trish has recruited across all industry sectors, Teleco, Consultancy, Pharma, e-Learning, Financial Services and Software.

Specialises in: Java, Project Managers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects