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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
: ASAP
Job list.duration: 12 months
REF: 43643873_1557741040
Contact Name: Rhys Coogan
Contact Email: Rhys.Coogan@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to work with the business in identifying, shaping and leading IT and business projects. The successful candidate will work deliver a range of IT based project with a business focus.

Main Duties:

  • Project Delivery - define approach for project appropriate to size/scale, collaborative creation of appropriate plans, assurance of delivery to cost/time/quality criteria;
  • Project team leadership - matrix management of internal delivery teams / 3rd parties / SMEs, chairing regular project updates, maintaining key relationships with IT, HR, Finance, Sales and Marketing;
  • Governance - creation and maintenance of key project artefacts, ensuring decision-making and escalation paths are clear defined and followed;
  • Sponsor / Stakeholder engagement - maintaining clear progress updates to sponsor and key stakeholders, ensuring scope is maintained whilst being pragmatic in adapting to unique requirements of legal environment;
  • Risk - ensuring all project risk is captured and mitigation plans in place;
  • Business change - using project structures and techniques to ensure the implementation and embedding of any change is done with the full buy-in of business users and has longevity as a solution;
  • Best practice - being an advocate and evangelist for best practice in project management methodologies and controls;
  • Management of budget - working with finance project team to track and forecast spend and realisable benefits;

The successful candidate will ideally:

  • A proven track record in Project Management 5 years minimum.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of delivery software-based projects
  • Have demonstrable experience in a similar role;
  • Financial services experience is a big advantage