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Paragon Executive
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Paragon Executive
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Our client is one of the one of the world’s largest asset managers in a huge stage of transformation. With this charging role as Project Manager you will be part of the team at the forefront of this exciting stage.

Project Manager

Our client is one of the one of the world’s largest asset managers in a huge stage of transformation. With this charging role as Project Manager you will be part of the team at the forefront of this exciting stage. Our client will rely on you to implement what you know in a quick and efficient manner and to help them understand what they don’t yet know about the complexity of their projects, as such the duties and responsibilities will be far ranging. You will be bringing your career to the next level by working alongside some of the world’s leading investment and finance professionals in this highly regarded blue chip organisation.

 

This amazing role comes with an extremely competitive salary, extensive benefits package, and a healthy work life balance.

 

Responsibilities

  • Able to communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely fashion.
  • Development of resource plans aligned with the overall plan (e.g. identify appropriate IT staff; use of third parties; non-IT resources).
  • Capable of managing scope while delivering core project business needs.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to quickly identify project dependencies and critical path.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and create an environment where they can be successful and maximise their potential.
  • Capable of managing multi-vendor projects.
  • Manages project budget and ensures payment release on key payment milestones based on delivery.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor degree from accredited university, in addition an MBA or other Master degree would be desirable.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience working on technology projects in financial services with multiple experiences running large scale projects.
  • Certificate in Project Management such as PMP or PRINCE2 desirable
  • Extensive experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams (e.g. vendor, consultant, IT staff, business staff).
  • Have managed projects with strong business elements (e.g. information collection, process, policies, organizational impacts, change) beyond a pure technology implementation.
  • Should have hands on experience running projects using different methodologies and be able to exercise judgment in the choosing the appropriate approach. 
  • Practical experience of using an agile methodology would be a great plus. 
  • Types of project delivered preferably include both vendor package and bespoke development.
  • An understanding of Financial Services, preferably asset management with a broad.
  • An understanding of different asset classes and investment processes.
  • Accustomed to working in and developing collaborative team environments
  • Excellent communicator, able to manage stakeholders’ expectations at all levels and in particular, comfortable with providing updates to senior management.

 

If you are ambitious, self-driven and qualified for this exciting role please do not hesitate to apply with your updated CV.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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