Project Manager

Sopra Banking Software UK
Up to £65,000 per annum competitive salary plus benefits
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sopra Banking Software is currently seeking an experience Retail Banking Systems Project Manager to join our Project Management practice. You will be joining a high profile, complex and fast paced programme of work so would suit someone with five years plus Project Management who is looking for a role that will provide excellent career progression and development. This is a really good opportunity for a Project Manager with experience in retail banking to get into a fantastic and positive team and make your mark.

As part of the wider Project Management practice you must be flexible on work location as there may be a need to travel to other customer sites or other Sopra Banking Software offices for meetings, training, and or other customer projects.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate:

·At least 5 years of successful Project Management experience

·The successful management of projects within the retail banking sector

·Experience of managing large complex projects

·Extensive experience of standard PM responsibilities

    • Project planning

oMonitoring and reporting

    • Risk & Issue management
    • Budget tracking
    • Change management

·Experience of stakeholder management and building positive relationships with stakeholders

·Significant experience of face to face customer interaction

·Adhering to and supporting a governance framework

·Experience of working within a large, complex ecosystem

  • Experience of working within a close-knit team, providing leadership and mentoring junior team members

Desirable skills:

·Experience working for a software supplier in the financial services sector

·Experience of managing projects in the financial industry, ideally in retail banking

·They hold a current Project Management certification (Prince2, PMP, etc)

·Management of software projects

·Line management of direct reports

·Supplier / 3rd party management

·Programme management

Sopra Banking Software is a banking and specialist finance software vendor, and a major global digital player. We have been supporting banks and financial institutions for almost 50 years. With in-depth knowledge of the banking industry, banking customers, and innovative technologies. The triple focus allows us to build powerful and agile software solutions and to implement them through value –added use cases.

We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and success on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.

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