Senior Project Manager
Snr Project Manager - London
At Nice Actimize, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Project Manager who will manage one or more medium to large sized projects with moderate complexity at multiple sites or a medium sized piece of a larger program.
Senior Project Manager will Perform project planning, tracking, and oversight to ensure project(s) are completed on schedule and within budget.
Essential Job Functions:Creates and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for medium to large sized projects of moderate complexity.
Prepares statements of work for project engagements and monitors performance to ensure that project commitments meet contractual specifications.
Determines need for and impact of changes in scope of project and makes recommendation based on determination.
Gains concurrence, approval, and consensus from stakeholders regarding the various project aspects, adjusts accordingly.
Identifies appropriate resources and staffs projects. Organizes project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives. Acts as the point of contact with client project management.
Manages costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverable s. Ensures schedule and budget are met. Identifies need for changes and revises within established guidelines/policies as appropriate.
Performs ongoing review of project status; identifies project risks.Develops, recommends and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.
Interfaces with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage changes to projects such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule. Determines when additional resources are needed and implements same.
Manages mid-level management clients, company management and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining and providing project metrics. Recommends and implements changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.
Develops and makes presentations that could lead to expanded business opportunities.
Participates in proposal efforts and sales calls to enhance opportunities for future business deals with clients.
Oversees assigned personnel for projects. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives.
Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines.
Provides performance input upon completion of project.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred
Six or more years of project management experience coupled with a recognized project management certification such as PRINCE2, PMP, MSP, etc…
Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices
Experience working with productivity and methodology tools that increase project efficiency and effectiveness
Experience from within Financial Services / Capital Markets or Investment Banking is a must
Experience working with administrative processes
Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors
Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area
Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases
NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.