IT Project Manager (Freelance Contractor) – Banking

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Europe Contract / 8 months

IT Project Manager (Freelance Contractor) – Banking Client – Brussels

Duration: 8 month Initial Contract

****Remote working at present due to COVID but must be prepared to be onsite if the client requests ****

We are currently looking for an IT Project Manager.

You will work in a challenging environment, taking full ownership of your initiatives and committing on the quality of the production.

You are responsible for the END TO END DELIVERY of your projects, including :

  • Delivery of the project scope on time, budget and with the expected quality
  • Writing of comprehensive project memos, allowing the Business Sponsor and IT management to take relevant decisions
  • Providing regular status to Project Sponsor/various stakeholders
  • Monitoring of Business Case

To be successful, you will have to :

  • Develop and maintain project plans and forecasts, including resource requirements, costs, risks and their mitigations and dependencies with other projects
  • Manage virtual teams across various divisions and entities, including third party suppliers in India
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with your customers, providing advice, guidance and options with regards IT investments
  • Define deliverables, assign their production to project team members and monitor progress and quality of those deliverables, ensuring they respect the planning while maintaining good relationships
  • Manage the staffing of assigned projects and monitor budget spent
  • Lead the risk, issue and change control processes for assigned projects, build action plan to mitigate risks/solve issues and track action items
  • Control and monitor the progress of projects, reporting to the Roadmap Manager and the Sponsorship Committee
  • Manage the project according to the internal standards (methodology & tools)

Qualifications

MANDATORY requirements:

  • Proven experience in managing END TO END IT FUNCTIONAL projects of more than 2000 mandays (with a team coordination of 10 persons) in Banking sector – following waterfall methodology, on a mainframe platform
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the different dimensions described previously in this job posting as project manager in IT
  • Experience with Outsourcing partners
  • Speak/write English fluently

Interpersonal skills:

  • Strong leadership skills to adapt your style according to the situation and to the different stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, writing and presenting) at all levels, from staff members to senior management level
  • Ability to learn quickly in a complex environment and to synthesize the situation
  • Strong negotiation skills, conflict management and influencing skills at different levels of management
  • Effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities while maintaining overall control and being persistent and assertive in driving tasks to completion

Assets:

  • Certification in PRINCE 2 and/or PMI, or similar IT frameworks
  • Knowledge of Settlement/Banking
  • Agile expertise on top of waterfall one
  • Distributed expertise on top of mainframe one
  • Experience with LEAN

Please do send across to me the most up to date copy of your CV to eobiechefu@welovesalt.com

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Job Information

Job Reference: 466645677556
Salary:
Salary per: annum
Job Duration: 8 months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Programme & Project Management Jobs
Job Locations: Europe
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Banking, Mainframe, Project sponsor, Waterfall

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