What you need to know
Matrix Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Project Manager for our client in the financial services sector based in Limerick (hybrid working available).
This role is within the Business Evolution function, where the key activities are to develop and deliver business transformation projects and solutions which will enable strategic change to meet key Fund Accounting objectives in the coming years.
The focus will be to meet the challenge and opportunities posed by the emerging trends in the funds industry and wider, utilising robotic automation, artificial intelligence and data analytics.
This is an 11-month contract role with some possibility of extension. Daily rate applies.
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Key duties & responsibilities:
As the project manager, you will work in one or a number of the work streams within Business Evolution, key responsibilities will include:
Work with Business Evolution colleagues and wider stakeholder groups to develop project business cases
Work with project teams to ensure that tasks are defined, actioned and completed in a timely and efficient manner and the overall status of the project is monitored and understood
Ensure best use of resources and systems - work with other Business Evolution work streams or external groups to manage resources as required to enable project delivery
Provide feedback and recognition to the individuals and the project team as to how they are progressing
Develop the delivery approach for approved projects, tailoring best practice methodologies as required to enable delivery
Establish, develop and lead project teams
Monitor and report on project performance and issues, escalating issues effectively as required
Develop and maintain integrated project plans RAID logs to underpin delivery
Ensure that best practice benefits and change management methodologies are integrated into project delivery
Understand and manage stakeholder requirements
Present and communicate on project progress or other topics to a wide range of audiences
What are we looking for?
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in leading project delivery teams from concept to closure using best practice tools and techniques as required e.g.Agile & traditional
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Professional qualification in project and change management an advantage e.g., PRINCE2 / PMP / CMI, but not essential
Experience leading change and transformation projects, specifically systems implementation and strategic organisational change
Has worked with robotic process automation and artificial intelligence
Experience of managing projects within a programme or portfolio an advantage but not essential
Financial services knowledge and experience an advantage but not essential
Strong knowledge of project, portfolio and programme management (PPM) tools e.g., MS Project, Jira
Well-practiced in use of Microsoft suite of office tools e.g., Excel, PowerPoint
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