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Senior IT Project Manager

  • Salary: €500 - €600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 24/04/2018
  • Job reference: J385344A

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Position: Senior IT Project Manager
Location: Dublin
Salary: €500 - €600 per day depending on experience
Contract Type: Initial 6 Months Contract
Start Date: Up to 1 Months Notice Period Accommodated


Our client one of the world's leading financial services providers are seeking an experienced Senior IT Project Manager to join their team on an initial 6 month contract basis.

The Senior IT Project Manager is required to lead and manage the IT delivery of WCE Reinsurance project which is already underway and at an advanced analysis and design stage. This includes full end to end responsibility for IT project delivery from project analysis, design, build and implementation through to the post-implementation

Its essential that interested candidates have managed teams in multiple geographies and has proven experience of managing large projects covering multiple countries

Senior IT Project Manager KEY Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful end to end delivery of the IT WCE Reinsurance project as per MetLife's change governance methodology.
  • The management & the coordination of key project activities across the project life cycle
    • Project planning & estimation
    • Resource management
    • Project scope
    • Requirements documentation
    • Project documentation
    • Project status reporting
    • Project risk management,
    • Project communication
    • Change management
    • Dependency management
    • Operational readiness / Transition to end state Operating model.
    • Post-implementation reviews
    • Benefits realisation
    • Integration with overall Program.
  • Provide regular reporting to applicable managers, executive team, and stakeholders as required.
  • Escalate issues in an appropriate, timely, and tactful manner.
  • Actively participate in resolution of issues and conflicts, internally as well as with clients and vendors where appropriate.
  • Provide leadership to guide the IT delivery work stream providing timely advice to stakeholders and recognising budgetary constraints and functional dependencies.
  • Maintain project artefacts throughout the project lifecycle
  • Identify & manage stakeholders (internal & external)

Senior IT Project Manager Candidate Requirements:

  • Candidate must have extensive experience of project delivery with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. This must be within a Financial Services environment and with prior Actuarial, Regulatory reporting or modelling experience.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading cross functional projects
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), especially with regards to providing information to Senior Management.
  • Customer facing experience - taking meetings with customers, providing input to resolve any issues, and driving any actions to completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure
  • Uses data and analysis to make decisions and to influence others
  • Drives & manages change using influencing skills
  • Experience of reporting standards such as Solvency II, GAAP & IFRS.
  • Experience with Back Office platforms and integrations of systems and processes within Financial Services environment.
  • Previous experience of delivery within a Global multinational organisation.
  • Project Management qualification.
  • Strong knowledge of Life and Pensions, Claims, Underwriting or Reinsurance is a plus
  • Experience of Risk Management is a plus
  • Previous experience of delivery within a Global multinational organisation is a plus