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Project Manager

We have an amazing opportunity for a Project Manager to join a growing Fintech organisation on a remote/hybrid basis as they continue their expansion. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to work from home and increase their work/life balance. Great potential to progress your career longer term and embrace a positive workplace culture (Great Places to Work and Deloitte Best Managed Award Winners).

As a Project Manager with our clients Advisory Service Team, you will be an integral part of the Project & Portfolio Management team, collaborating with clients from diverse sectors to oversee and manage a broad spectrum of projects and programs. The Advisory Services team excels in identifying business issues, determining needs, conducting comprehensive analyses, and crafting recommendations within the context of our broader engagements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in managing end-to-end project lifecycles, encompassing project planning, execution, monitoring, and closure to ensure the timely achievement of project objectives and milestones.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define project scope, goals, deliverables, and success criteria.
  • Create and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets, optimizing resource allocation and utilisation.
  • Identify, assess, and manage project risks, issues, and dependencies while implementing mitigation strategies to minimize their impact.
  • Coordinate and facilitate project meetings, workshops, and presentations to enhance effective communication and collaboration across teams.
  • Monitor project progress and performance, providing regular status updates, reports, and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Drive change management activities to ensure the seamless adoption of new processes, systems, and initiatives.
  • Manage senior stakeholders through steering committees, program reviews, and status updates.
  • Oversee a team of cross-functional resources to execute the plan effectively.

Key Requirements:

  • Hold a third-level qualification (minimum Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or its equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Possess PMP or PRINCE2 certification or an equivalent Project Management qualification.
  • Demonstrate at least 4 years of direct experience in project management, particularly in IT technology and/or strategic business projects.
  • Exhibit proficiency in the MS Office suite, including MS-Visio and MS-PowerPoint.
  • Show exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Hold PM Accreditation at the respective level..
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience in leading, motivating, and managing teams of various sizes for both project and program roles, including internal and external resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead meetings and teams to project completion, coupled with a commitment to follow through, follow up, and adhere to established processes.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Ryan Blackett. 

(021) 4911065