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Project Manager (remote - Banking)

Project Manager (remote - Banking)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Richard Thorndyke

  • Contact email:

    rthorndyke@vertuspartners.com

  • Job ref:

    RTPM08_1644329223

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Project Manager: Payments: Banking

One of my clients, a reputable Banking organisation, is looking to hire a Project Manager to spearhead the BAU run and change on a new payments platform that they have implemented in their core banking and payments division.

The platform has been built so this will be focussed on a major propositional uplift of the platform, offering an improved, specific point of functionality on it so the Bank can target niche clients in a certain sector.

The role will see you:

  • Working with development and testing teams to ensure they are up to speed on milestones and ensuring that prioritisation scopes are being adhered to.
  • Identifying problems and shortcomings within the project and using your own experience to suggest improvements regarding existing processes and procedures.
  • Taking ownership for delivering the project on a specific budget.
  • Utilise your own experience in delivery an IT Project within financial services to build test plans and manage timelines/costs/reporting etc.

To be right for this role, you must have:

  • A proven track record in IT Project Management where you have delivered a project to time and budget whilst facing off to development and testing teams.
  • Ideally have worked on a strategic project where a development team have created a bespoke system and you have led the delivery of it.
  • Payments knowledge beneficial but not essential.
  • Experience in managing timelines/reporting/risks/milestones/project scopes.
  • Using Clarity to manage budgets (beneficial)

This role can be fully remote with occasional, infrequent travel into the client's Bristol offices. It is for an initial six months with a chance of renewing thereafter.

Please note that this is a PAYE contract going through an Umbrella company.