My tier 1 investment banking client is looking for an expert Project / Programme Manager, someone to work with different business and technology teams across multiple locations and organizing and coordinating the data program workstreams, as well as working closely with stakeholders - thus the candidate needs to possess exceptional communications skills combined with experience within securities services, particularly Custody and Funds Servicing.
Location - London / Remote
Duration - 6 Months
Rate - £700 - £750 INSIDE IR35
*Lead technology program to facilitate successful and timely delivery of all project phases end-to-end
*Influence and negotiate with senior leaders (across functions); works closely with functional stakeholders
*Ensure that program has detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
*Manage stakeholders and take administrative responsibility for overall program, adhering to the best practice and regulatory requirements
*Build and maintain strong relationships with partners across Technology, Operations and Product divisions
*Provide evaluative judgment based on analysis of complicated, unique and dynamic situations; draw on diverse range of internal and external sources.
*Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of how IT project leadership integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives; requires a good understanding of the industry.
*Develop and demonstrate knowledge of the underlying technology stack and supported/related business area
*Significant experience in complex program management attained within financial services
*Significant experience of Custody and Funds Servicing businesses a requirement
*Leadership experience in delivering complex technical programs and projects involving multiple stakeholders, including managing financials, stakeholders and overall program governance
*Experience of working with clients and managing client expectations across different geographical locations and with a significant amount of uncertainty
*Experience with full SDLC including Agile methodology and including testing and defect coordination
*Strong listening, presentation, communication, and influencing skills
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