Position Type : Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Master of Business Administration
Travel Percentage :
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology.
Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.
About the team
You will join a growing team which covers the European Market to implement the FIS Commercial Loan Origination software in line with our project management methodology and being focussed on ensuring each implementation is a success.
What you will be doing
Managing projects and direct project team members to perform project tasks and deliver projects to the
Agreed Project Success Criteria (PSC) of scope, budget, duration and customer satisfaction criteria. To build the knowledge of consultants along with formulating training strategies for clients and internal staff members.
Project Managers are appointed to manage projects for the commercial lending business.
Prepare final scoping information, Implementation Services Definition document information and project plans for implementation projects that have been won by FIS
Manage all project staff working on projects (including internal staff, contractors and also staff from other relevant FIS business units).
This includes ensuring resources are allocated appropriately across all projects
Ensure all project staff are aware of the details of tasks assigned to them including start and end dates, effort, budget, responsibilities and any relevant issues
Prepare frequent project status reports outlining project progress for both customer and FIS use (fortnightly or as agreed with client)
Prepare and conduct frequent project meetings with the customer and FIS staff both at the project level and at the Steering Committee level
Plan, monitor, control and approve the expenditure of project-based time effort and professional service / expense dollars in projects, and be able to report budget consumed to date, forecast effort yet to complete, forecast variance for all projects and forecast project end dates
What you bring :
High level of skill with managing people, relationships, processes, work and budgets during the project lifecycle
Knowledge of structured project management methodologies and project management tools used to plan and monitor project progress (MS Project application or equivalent skills preferred)
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with senior managers, managers, staff, HR, customers and vendors
Excellent written and verbal skills with emphasis on negotiating, influencing, facilitating and presentation skills
Excellent planning, problem solving, organisation, analytical and issue resolution skills
Ability to work under pressure, both in terms of deliverable deadlines, but also in terms of communication with managers and staff under difficult situations and deadlines with their customers and projects
A calm, professional and assertive manner at all times is essential
Added bonus if you have :
Relevant business experience in the loan origination or commercial lending sector
Direct competitor the respective solutions
Senior implementation consultant from a broader base such as banking solutions (this may mean that specific experience is not held in loan origination and commercial lending but rather other credit products)
What we offer you :
Competitive salary and range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing
A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect
Personal Attributes :
A working Senior PM someone who rolls up their sleeves and gets the job done rather than mere oversight
Team spirit - work with other team members in a positive and supportive way
High energy level and positive attitude
Adaptable and versatile
With a role such as this it difficult to define exact limits on travel days, however a guide could be :
Greater than 50%
The above would be a guideline and of course there would always be occasional situations that may deviate from these but this would be by prior agreement.
It will be up to the Project Manager to agree and determine with client the best travel arrangements for project success.
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