Project Manager – Banking Solutions – Pune, India

One of the largest FSI Solutions Providers / FinTech in the World – Amazing Growth –BENCHMARK OF COMPETITION – Banking software solutions, packaged implementations, Data Migrations, Business Transformation. PM for application development and multiple packaged solutions implementation projects.  Managing multiple projects. HANDS ON! Budget and People Responsibility


Project Manager – Banking Solutions will manage Core Banking / Retail Banking – Transaction Banking – Payments – Digital Channels – Capital Markets – Treasury – Trade Finance related solutions development and implementations – OFF SHORE DELIVERY MANAGEMENT – Managing on site teams for off shore delivery –


Project Governance

  • Project Manager – Banking Solutions will develop, maintain and track detailed   delivery plans
  •  Develop, maintain and track discrete work   packages and milestones
  •  Manage delivery dependencies, risks and   issues
  •  Construct and maintain key project   artifacts – project plans, traceability matrices, reporting packs, RAID logs,   lessons learned, exception reports, change logs and financial tracking   documents
  •  Engage with all teams, ensuring scope is clearly   understood
  •  Gather, analyse and document business requirements; questioning,   challenging and proposing innovative, automated solutions where necessary
  •  Ensure that projects are managed in line with our clients project   management standards
  •  Management and motivation of   project teams, sometimes virtual, to deliver according to plan
  •  Provides transparency on   project progress, key risks, issues, dependencies, assumptions and   constraints, escalating to senior management when appropriate
  • Help non-technology teams plan     required work to ensure compliance e.g. establishment of new compliance policy and procedures
  • Own and accountable for all deliverables within the project
  • Partners with key stakeholders to draw up and agree implementation plans
  • Lead a team representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal/external resources and customers for the development and execution of the project or team plan
  • Hands on manage data migrations, testing, change management, SOWs, contracts (full SDLC)
  • Manage and work with partners and vendors

People Management and Development:

  • Project Manager – Banking Solutions utilizes strong people management skills, to   build, develop and motivate team and\ high caliber Project Managers
  • Specifically, develops the domain (Product,   Function and / or Change) knowledge of their teams
  • Utilizes strong stakeholder management skills, to   understand the needs of their stakeholders and tailors their approach   accordingly


  • Articulate
  • Superb stakeholder and  client relationship management and issues resolution skills
  • Coordinate with cross functional teams spread globally on an ongoing basis
  • Communicate   effectively the progress and relevant project information to senior   management and lead discussions in ways that support strategic planning and   decision-making
  • Keep   project team well informed of the project direction, strategy, and   inter-dependencies within the project and outside the project
  • Debate   opinions and solicit authoritative perspectives/advice prior to approving plans   and recommendations
  • Compile lessons learnt in a recommendations   report and communicate to the team in order to identify successful and   unsuccessful project elements
  • Communicate in the most effective manner   to various personnel at different level across the organization

Be a key player in the company’s pre-sales   efforts, responding to RFIs/RFPs, conducting product demonstrations and   workshops, and discussing requirements with stakeholders,prospects, and existing clients  



  • Project Manager – Banking Solutions is experienced in 8-12 years experience in project / program management including at least 5-6 years experience managing complex projects in BANKING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS IMPLEMENTATION, MANAGING ON SITE TEAMS FOR OFF SHORE DELIVERY  or equivalent combination of experience.
  • Latest technical knowledge and experience necessary to manage technical solution developments
  • Superb skills in overall Project Health Checks
  • Core Banking, Universal Banking, Risk Solutions, Transaction Banking, Digital Channels, Payment Solutions experiences highly desirable; Ideally having worked with FINASTRA / FIS / TEMENOS Products / Delivery Centres
  • Experience to lead  multi-year / multi location projects / deliverables as well as solutions development / SDLC
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of project phases & milestones and be able to effectively manage and prioritise their time accordingly, in order to deliver to those milestones
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of project management methodologies and best practice (e.g. Prince 2, PMI, Lean Sigma), able to effectively share this knowledge with their team to develop them accordingly
  • Able to identify project risks and dependencies before they become issues, drive mitigation where possible and escalate where not
  • Able to oversee and work on multiple projects simultaneously, whilst consistently delivering to a high standard
  • Able to communicate effectively and confidently with colleagues of all levels of seniority, from different backgrounds and based in other (global) locations
  • Strategic thinker with a commercial and pragmatic approach
  • Have strong analytical skills and be a creative thinker, able to analyse an issue and help develop multiple solutions
  • Able to generate high quality project documentation, such as PARs, project schedules and resource plans
  • Be comfortable operating within a dynamic and changing environment and able to react appropriately
  • Multicultural awareness
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with an excellent standard of English (spoken and written).
  • Education:  Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in a related discipline


Our Client is a  leading Financial Services / Banking Solutions provider. Client name will be revealed upon signing of the NDA and Release of Authority. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Discretion and confidentiality are assured; a candidate name is only revealed to a client if authority is provided by the candidate.