Project Services Contract
Senior Project Manager
An opportunity with a key financial player for a passionate Senior Project Manager that’s delivery focused and relishes a challenge!
Key Player within Financial Services
Hybrid Flexible Working 1 or 2 days/Office with WFH
Market Leading Program of Work
I have an awesome opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join a key financial player based in the heart of Sydney CBD. They have a hybrid work environment with 1 or 2 days/office and rest WFH anywhere from the Sydney or surrounding region.
My client is looking for an experienced Senior PM to utilize their project management skills on a large-scale software integration/upgradation and replacement program.
This program of work is following a lean approach that requires combining a more flexible ‘Agile’ delivery model with more traditional project management as and when required. This is an opportunity to work on an exciting, energized program that is market leading in a global context.
This is a great opportunity to work within a company that is at the center of the Australian financial market. The culture within the department you would be joining is second to none, their performance speaks for itself. They have some great cutting-edge technical projects for you to get involved with and this role has the scope for you to grow professionally, as well as consolidate your career.
Key responsibilities / Requirements:
** You will be a seasoned Senior Project Manager with a strong technical affinity combined with a solid background in IT project management on software replacement / implementations / upgradation and/or transformation projects.
** Strong financial services background with a good knowledge of full trade lifecycle combined with e2e project management experience in large scale, transformation projects within big banks/insurance or FinTech companies.
** Responsible for creating the project plan, mapping the key steps, managing the progress and monitoring the project deliverables as per the scope, time, cost, manpower and budgets. You will lead from the front embracing and promoting a lean and dynamic way of working with a highly experienced project team, managing key project outcomes such as trading interfaces with external vendors and users.
**In this hands-on role as while you primarily be working as a Project Manager, you would be ready to wear multiple hats, including becoming a scrum master, updating vendors as a client representative and coordinating the project schedule to assist and direct the testing effort to ‘go live’ when required.
**You would have previous experience and background knowledge in the finance or banking industry or in software systems or trading platforms for shares/ investment /trading systems and/or know how they work.
** Stakeholder engagement and management will be required within various team members, externally and internally, from senior c-level reporting to coordination with all the developers/testers/product owners and SMEs within the team . So, it is a must that your stakeholder management skills are top notch.
** You will have a natural delivery focus and enjoy getting your hands dirty by getting involved in enabling the team to deliver Not just report and manage the project risks, issues & assumptions, but also suggest and tackle them while leveraging your engagement and negotiation skills to manage vendors as required
** Experienced in managing Agile / Lean and Waterfall projects and are comfortable working within a team that is very dynamic and self-motivated / organized. Knowledge using the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Agile, Confluence) would be advantageous
This is a 6 month contract with a strong possibility of extension.
Identity, residency and work rights checks are involved. This is a Sydney based role with WFH element.
For more information apply now or contact Mandar via email and send your resume to [email protected]
Project Services Contract