Project Manager

Job description

The Project Manager plans, directs and coordinates activities of assigned projects to ensure project goals or objectives are accomplished within approved time frame, scope and budget.

Key responsibilities :

  • Directing or managing large-scale applications, programs or projects across multiple product lines, involving significant scope and complexity.
  • Ensuring delivery of projects to the business partner, meeting the approved scope/cost/schedule/quality for the project.
  • Working closely with Delivery Manager and Program Manager to consistently manage client project expectations and strengthening relationship with business and IT partner(s)
  • Ensuring client satisfaction with the project process and project team by effective and timely communication including status reporting, continual risk/issue assessment/management and escalation, and resolution of issues as they arise.
  • Ensuring that Quality is embedded in all project processes from project initiation to completion
  • Identifying resources and skills required to deliver project
  • Leading, managing and coaching team members to ensure excellence at every step of the project lifecycle.
  • Employing proper governance and structure to manage a project and operating with a sense of urgency to deliver

Profile :

  •  Master degree in economics and/or management, civil engineer with a focus on finance
  • Proven experience (at least 3 years) in delivering complex projects using structured project management methodologies and tools (Prince 2, PMI, Agile, etc)
  •  Ability to manage and motivate teams as well as build strategic client relationships.
  •  Commitment to excellence
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good communication and networking skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast changing environment
  • Ability to prioritize work while managing urgent requests
  • Fluent in English, French and/or Dutch. German will be considered as an asset for Luxembourg office.
  • Participation to the deployment of any of the following banking software packages is a key differentiator : Odyssey Triple’A, Murex, Calypso, Sophis, Kondor+, Fidessa
  • The following will be considered as an asset:
  • Proven experience in the Financial  Services  Industry
  • Familiar with at least one of the follow banking domain: retail, private banking, asset management, capital markets, clearing & settlement, custody.
  • Knowledge in one of the following domains: Fund packages : Multifonds or GP3 Regulatory domains : AIFMD, MIFID, UCITS,  FATCA

Offer :

  •  A challenging position within an ambitious human-sized organisation
  •  An experience in interesting programs/projects conducted in major European Financial Industries
  •  In-depth training/certification based on personal objectives
  •  A competitive work package
  •  Different career tracks depending on your personal objectives
  •  The possibility to develop your entrepreneurial spirit by participating actively in escent’s growth (start-up spirit)


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