IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 71283-ITBEL-SED_1521217456
Contact Name: Sebastien Guerard
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2018 16:24

Job Description

Our client, major player in the banking/financial industry, is currently looking for a IT Project Manager

Content of the role:

You will work in a challenging environment, taking full ownership of your initiatives and committing on the quality of the production.
You are responsible for the END TO END DELIVERY of your projects, including :
* Delivery of the project scope on time, budget and with the expected quality
* Writing of comprehensive project memos, allowing the Business Sponsor and IT management to take relevant decisions
* Providing regular status to Project Sponsor/various stakeholders
* Monitoring of Business Case

To be successful, you will have to :
* Develop and maintain project plans and forecasts, including resource requirements, costs, risks and their mitigations and dependencies with other projects
* Manage virtual teams across various divisions and entities, including third party suppliers in India
* Build and maintain strong working relationships with your customers, providing advice, guidance and options with regards IT investments
* Define deliverables, assign their production to project team members and monitor progress and quality of those deliverables, ensuring they respect the planning while maintaining good relationships
* Manage the staffing of assigned projects and monitor budget spent
* Lead the risk, issue and change control processes for assigned projects, build action plan to mitigate risks/solve issues and track action items
* Control and monitor the progress of projects, reporting to the Roadmap Manager and the Sponsorship Committee
* Manage the project according to internal standards (methodology & tools)

Your Profile:

- Proven experience in managing END TO END IT FUNCTIONAL projects of more than 2000 mandays (with a team coordination of 10 persons) in Financial/Banking sector
- following waterfall methodology, on a mainframe platform.
- min 3 years experience in the different dimensions described previously in this job posting as project manager in IT
- Experience with Outsourcing partners
- speak/write English fluently

Interpersonal skills:
° Strong leadership skills to adapt your style according to the situation and to the different stakeholders
° Excellent communication skills (listening, writing and presenting) at all levels, from staff members to senior management level
° Ability to learn quickly in a complex environment and to synthesize the situation
° Strong negotiation skills, conflict management and influencing skills at different levels of management
° Effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities while maintaining overall control and being persistent and assertive in driving tasks to completion

- Certification in PRINCE 2 and/or PMI, or similar IT frameworks
- Knowledge of Settlement/Banking
- Experience with LEAN