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

SCOPE

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 –

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

Communication

  • 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  

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATION

  • 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

YOUR NEW COMPANY

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.