IT Project Manager (Financial Services)

£60k - £70k pa
29 Nov 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client provides a wide range of lending products to business customers throughout the UK, which following a period of significant growth has led to the requirement to replace the existing company Loan Management System. Following a procurement process a supplier has been identified to implement a new FinTech based loan management system, the project will also include the migration of the current database onto the new system.

Therefore, our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join them for a 12 month fixed term contract to manage the implementation of the new financial system.

*Manage the project to fulfillment and final sign off, protecting the company's interests at all times.
*Manage the project stakeholders, report to the Board, ensure commercial terms are viable to ensure delivery of the project.
*Bring project in on time and in budget, it is anticipated the project will last 10/12 months, subject to commercials.
*The Project Manager will not have strategic responsibilities but has the primary delivery responsibility.
*Participate in cross-functional groups to solve problems arising from the project.
*Manage the project risk register monitoring recognized and new risks.
*Ensure all the aims of the project are met
*Ensure the quality standards are met

DIMENSIONS *Responsibility for delivery of project with total investment of £1.4m
*Reporting to the Board

Essential Skills:
*They are looking for someone with financial services experience - Specifically someone who has implemented a financial system internally and has managed a 3rd party/vendor to implement the system
*Experience in Financial Systems and how they connect with other Systems
*Financial Services / Core Banking experience
*Track record of successful delivery of IT projects preferably in the financial sector.
*Experience of completing a software migration project.

If you are interested in discussing the position then please send a copy of your CV to ************************* and I will call you to discuss further,

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