Project Manager - Transformation / Operational Change

Posted 04 November 2022
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

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 OR Dublin (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 Administration 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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