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Project Manager

  • Salary: €400 - €450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 11/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375493A

Position: Project Manager
Location: Dublin City Centre
Salary: €400 - €450 euro per day (Negotiable)
Contract Type: Initial 12 Months
Start Date: Up to 1 Months' Notice Period Accommodated

PROJECT MANAGER

Our client one of the world's leading financial services providers are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join their team based in Dublin City Centre on an initial 12 month contract basis.

As a Project Manager, you'll lead the design, planning and delivery of small to medium-sized IT and/or business change projects from inception to project closure, and deliver within agreed scope on time, budget and quality.

Project Manager KEY Responsibilities:

  • Determining when project risks and issues can be dealt with internally, and where they need to be escalated to senior stakeholders.
  • Building strong relationships with project team members and other stakeholders, when typically there is no direct line management responsibility.
  • Effectively managing projects with limited resources, within a cost pressured environment.
  • Effectively balancing long and short term objectives to meet agreed timescales within an environment of change.
  • Lead the initial scoping of the project to ensure business case, project objectives, deliverables and success measures are appropriately defined.
  • Apply project management tools and techniques appropriately, to effectively manage the project to successful delivery.
  • Successfully secure appropriate resources for the project at the outset, and maintain this throughout the project to ensure projects are adequately resourced.
  • Produce high quality project documentation, including plans, actions, decisions, risks, issues, incidents, and governance in line with the project objectives to ensure successful delivery.
  • Identify and actively manage stakeholders throughout the project to ensure project sponsor, steering group and other stakeholders are kept informed of project progress.
  • Work within the defined project governance framework to ensure risks and issues associated with the project are appropriately recorded and monitored.
  • Develop a network of contacts internally and externally to draw on and share best practice of project management.
  • Conduct project reviews to ensure projects are formally closed, reviewed and that lessons learned are captured and actioned as appropriate.

Project Manager Requirements:

  • Relevant 3rd Level qualification
  • Candidate must have extensive experience of project management with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience managing IT/Technology related projects within the Financial Services industry is essential
  • Proven track record of successfully leading cross functional projects
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Customer facing experience - taking meetings with customers, providing input to resolve any issues, and driving any actions to completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure
  • Drives & manages change using influencing skills
  • Previous experience of delivery within a Global multinational organisation.
  • Project Management qualification.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or a EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role

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