FNZ

  • Project Manager

    Job Locations SE
    ID
    2018-2859
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Client Engagement
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The Project Manager is responsible for the end to end management of projects to contracted time, quality, and budget requirements. This will involve leadership of a distributed project team in multiple locations, and the proactive identification, management and resolution of risks and issues throughout the full project lifecycle.

     

    This may involve the delivery of a single large scale project or multiple smaller projects.

     

    This is a client facing role based in Sweden and requires the ability to build strong relationships with customers, often at a senior level.

     

    Delivery Management

    • Manage the delivery of the project through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through to implementation.
    • Ensure the project delivers in-line with the FNZ SDLC and PLC.
    • Develop and maintain an end to end project plan that delivers the agreed scope of the project to time, budget and quality criteria.
    • Take accountability for working with all FNZ Directorates/areas to agree scope, timelines and artefacts in order to ensure delivery of the project in line with overall agreed plan.
    • Take ownership for the overall estimating process for the project, and working collaboratively with the Lead Business Analyst, the Build Manager, and the Test Manager, estimate the work effort required to deliver the project scope within the agreed timescales and budgets.
    • Provide timely, precise, accurate and comprehensive project MI and reporting to the PMO, Head of Delivery and Account Director as required
    • Identify and manage risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies through the full project lifecycle. Ensure mitigation plans are in place for all risks and issues, and take ownership for ensuring these mitigation plans are executed, or escalate to the Account Director or Head of Delivery as is appropriate.
    • Ensure project changes are managed in line with the FNZ SDLC and PLC, and all commercial changes to the project are agreed with the Account Director.
    • Ensure all 3rd party suppliers are engaged appropriately and contracts are in place and managed to ensure the required outcomes for FNZ.
    • Ensure all operational readiness activities are undertaken in line with the FNZ SDLC and PLC, and that appropriate training and handover takes place ahead of implementation.
    • Ensure the project conducts a post implementation review and that lessons learned are captured and shared with the rest of the PM community.

     

    Team Leadership

    • Lead, manage and motivate a virtual team in multiple geographic locations, communicating project progress, and ensuring all team members take accountability for delivery.
    • Provide coaching, advice and support performance management with line manager’s where necessary.
    • Ensure a culture of continuous improvement on the project, support process improvement initiatives, and identify new process improvements.
    • Is an active member of the PM community, contributing to team sessions and central improvement initiatives, and sharing best practice and lessons learned.

    Experience Required

    • First class honours degree, masters, MBA or equivalent
    • Fluent in Swedish both written and verbal
    • Self-starter, able to work independently.
    • 10+ years in experience in leading the delivery of business critical IT projects.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Good communication skills and capable of working with customers and internal staff.
    • Experience of managing stakeholders to executive levels.
    • PMP, PRINCE 2 or equivalent qualification preferred.
    • Expert in Microsoft Project

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

     

    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.

     

    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.

     

    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 

     

    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.

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