Bromley Business Centre, 27 Hastings Road, Bromley, Kent BR2 8NA, UK

IT Project Manager

Title IT Project Manager
Hiring Location Warsaw, Poland
Hybrid Role 2/3 days in Office, 2/3 days at Home
Must Have Skill PM experience in Data Centre or Network or Application migrations
Permanent

Responsibilities:
Project Management of Data Centre, Network and Application Technology migrations.
Work with stakeholders to ensure project scope definition to meet business objectives Identify and manage to the critical path and milestones of a schedule.
Project planning, execution, and control of risks.
Closely monitor project progress and ensure timely completion
Prepare and report project status on a regular basis, including metrics needed for various risk groups.
Strong Microsoft Project Skills: Project schedule building / editing with multiple dependencies / schedules shifting.
Strong working knowledge of large-scale Enterprise Data Centers supporting; Network, Databases, Storage, Virtual Environments, Cloud, and related Applications Technologies.
Basic understanding of cloud technologies (VMware, AWS, GCP, Azure, ESX, MaaS, OraaS, MSaaS), and regulatory requirements.
Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills.

Requirements:
5+ years of experience.
Effective Communicator reporting accurate information that is clear, concise and visual (requiring excellent oral and written communication skills)
Works well in ambiguity and drives participants toward clarity of tasks and deliverables.
Anticipates potential threats (risks) to project prior to becoming an issue and pursues mitigation.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Execution oriented with strong attention to detail.
Proven track record of delivery of multiple parallel initiatives.
Ability to build relationships and collaboration across global teams, business and technology.
Ability to work in a matrix environment and partner with virtual teams (team player)
Strong Project Management skills/working knowledge of the techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs and resources.

IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager (Fixed Income)
Based in Hong Kong via System Integrator on site at an Investment Bank
Initial 12 Month Fixed Term Contract OR Full Time Permanent Position
Salary/Rate Negotiable (Please state your rate expectation on application)
Starting ASAP
Job Description
Asia XPG IT Project Manager (Fixed Income Department)
Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, institutional securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firms employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.
As part of the Firms growing program of work, the ISG Cross Divisional Programs Group – Asia (XPG-A) is seeking a Project Manager (PM) – Fixed Income Department – to be based in the firms regional headquarters in Hong Kong. The XPG Asia team ensures technology project delivery is being effectively managed throughout the project life cycle. The team provides key business stakeholders updates through effective communication, expert analysis and quality customer service. This opportunity will also provide the individual with a chance to work with senior members of the firm to drive key business initiatives and collaborate across multiple locations in the Asia region.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
The Fixed Income Department (FID) Project Manager role focuses on cross team projects spanning various technology groups such as development, infrastructure technology, technology security risk, and technology governance teams.
Providing project management on regional initiatives to support the business. This will include managing resources across multiple teams/locations
Working closely with the business, development, technology and technology risk managers to oversee and track the technology initiatives being delivered
Interaction with other technology silos, operations, finance and risk teams to coordinate testing, and deployment
Assisting with managing the pipeline of work and facilitating prioritization in line with current supply/demand
Driving analysis and feasibility studies for potential projects
Adhering to and providing support for regional project and risk governance processes

Required Skills and Experience
Minimum of 8 years professional experience, preferably at a major management consulting firm or financial institution
Technical background/understanding preferable
Knowledge of the financial services industry; preferably in an investment bank with Fixed Income business knowledge
Excellent verbal and written skill with ability to create high quality written products that are comprehensive, accurate, and tailored to the audience
Outstanding interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization with excellent influencing and negotiation skills
Strong analytic and problem solving/process improvement skills; ability to learn quickly and solve poorly defined problems.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple demands and changing priorities
Overall experience in hands-on project management, specifically in information technology-related projects essential, and preferably supporting financial services businesses
Solid understanding of the Project Lifecycle (PLC) and System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) components.
MS-Project, MS Excel, and general MS-Office skills essential.
Skills
Strong knowledge of Asian markets and exchanges, including the associated regulations that govern the Asia region
Experience with large scale regulatory initiatives gained from having worked with the capital markets trading industry (fixed income) at a global bank or consultancy