Data & Digital IT Programme Manager


Data & Digital IT Programme Manager

Job Description

Role: Data & Digital Technology Programme Manager

Duration: 8 months initially

Location: Dublin (remotely initially)

This is an exciting opportunity with a leading financial services client, working on a Data & Digital transformation programme with the aim of improving agility, scalability and efficiency within the operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Takes accountability, in partnership with senior technology leads, for successful delivery of designated programmes to agreed schedule, scope and cost.
  • Agrees clear and measurable programme goals to establish what success will look like.
  • Identifies and validates skills, resources, infrastructure, software etc. which are critical to project success.
  • Leads and manages a diverse delivery team from technology in successfully achieving programme goals end-to-end.
  • Establishes appropriate stakeholder engagement across Technology, Operations and Product for appropriate contributions to ensure the highest possible value-add programme outcomes.
  • Works with the Programme Director and PMO to ensure programme governance and delivery process and methodology is effective, e.g. every component has detailed IT work plans, schedules with milestones, estimates, resource plans, reporting; toolkit and systems are optimally utilised.
  • Motivates the delivery team to focus on continuous high quality delivery of prioritised work.
  • Understands and monitors expectations of the programme sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates in-dept. understanding of how IT Program Management integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives.
  • Develops and demonstrates knowledge of the technology ecosystem and business architecture.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality through demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Clearly defines and implements a technology change control process in partnership with Product and Ops programme.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science
  • PMP/PgMP, Prince 2 or similar professionally recognised qualifications in project management
  • Certified in Agile / Scrum
  • 5+ years in complex Project and Programme Management experience within a technology environment delivering high value projects.
  • Significant Securities Services or Asset Management industry experience within Funds, Custody and associated Digital Transformation is desirable.
  • A proven leadership style that creates an environment for delivery of clear, measurable goals.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise critical issues and information to facilitate efficient decision making; providing oversight and guidance to team projects of highest priority and importance.
  • Exceptional communicating, influencing and engagement skills.
  • Growth Mind-set: Experience and passion for learning; implementing practices from others; trying, failing, sharing practices and knowledge for others’ benefit
  • Problem Solver: Ability to solve complex challenges, and have a high ability to remove barriers, understanding internal and external organizational structures, dynamics and trade-off.
  • Financial & budget management expertise.
€550 - €600 per day
  1. Contract

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