FNZ

Delivery Manager

NZ-Wellington
ID
2017-2512
# of Openings
1
Department
APAC Delivery (DEL)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

The Delivery Manager leads all aspects of assigned delivery projects within the NZ Solution Centre and actively drives projects to deliver to agreed time and quality commitments.  The role requires an uncompromising focus on delivering to project milestones and the ability to motivate teams to achieve those milestones.

 

The Delivery Manager has responsibility for managing the day-to-day activities of all the business analysts, solution architects, developers, testers and other assigned team members for the project.  The Delivery Manager will liaise on a regular basis with the client engagement Project Managers.

 

The role reports directly to the Head of Delivery, NZ Solution Centre, and may include other duties as required by the Head of Delivery and the Head of NZ Solution Centre from time to time.

Experience Required

  • Strong leadership ability and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in project management with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects
  • Significant experience of software development delivery preferably with the financial services industry
  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • An independent, self-directed and delivery-focused working style
  • An uncompromising attitude towards delivering to project milestones and not missing dates
  • Highly outcome focused, seeking the best outcome for FNZ and its clients
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder engagement skills and experience
  • Confidently able to take the initiative in a client and delivery focused environment
  • Tenacious and energetic – able to define and apply solutions effectively to keep projects on track
  • Pragmatist that is capable of operating effectively in a highly fluid and ambiguous environment
  • Excellent planning, organising, time management and administration skills
  • Project management professional qualifications (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2, Agile project management)
  • Familiarity with the Agile project methodology desirable
  • Familiarity with financial products and markets desirable
  • Familiarity with development tools and programming languages desirable

About FNZ

 

  • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies;
  • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority;
  • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals; and we provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Australia, New Zealand or China.

 

Who are we?

 

FNZ is the market leading provider of technology and administration services to major financial institutions in the platform and wealth management sectors across the globe. We partner with life companies, banks, asset managers and discretionary wealth managers to enable them to develop and distribute financial products and services to their customers across all major distribution channels.

 

FNZ has a strong blue-chip customer base including Standard Life, Axa Wealth, JP Morgan, HSBC, AMP, National Australia Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Friends Life, UBS, Zurich Financial and Close Brothers Asset Management. It has helped these customers grow to over £100 billion of platform assets in aggregate. FNZ now employs over 1,000 people with offices in UK (London, Bristol, Edinburgh), Czech Republic (Brno), Australia (Sydney), New Zealand (Wellington), Singapore and China (Hong Kong, Shanghai).

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