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Senior IT Project Manager-Luxembourg

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager-Luxembourg
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Luxembourg
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0003
Contact Name: Neville Whitehouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 14, 2016 10:03

Job Description

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior IT Project Manager.

English is a must, French should be beneficial

Under the guidance of Delivery Management, initiates projects and manages the definition and implementation of the project scope following RBC Practices, Processes and Standards.
Works closely with Delivery Management in establishing project direction and manages its execution.
Provides leadership and direction to the IT Project Team in meeting project targets.
Works with project stakeholders and Solution Delivery partners to adapt project approach as required.
Works closely with Program and Delivery Management to bring transparency and predictability to the IT Plan, its deliverables and their progress.
Manages stakeholder expectations throughout against a project plan.
Seeks out industry trends and organization knowledge to understand alternative approaches / solutions.
Works closely with appropriate IT Managers, Enterprise and Solution Architects to develop recommendations on best solutions incorporating build, buy or leverage based on understanding of business requirements.
Develops progressive and integrated baseline project plans adapting estimating models as required.
Documents estimating assumptions, refines plans and manages performance against them.
Provides schedule and costs forecasts.
Identifies resources and skills required to deliver project.
Captures and tracks metrics and performs trend analysis.
Applies program decision framework (who does what; how to communicate) and contributes to its ongoing improvement.
Manages project scope/requirements changes, multiple and competing demands and priorities. Determines and conveys impact on budget, time and risk using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions.
Ensures that Quality is embedded in all project processes from project initiation to

Oversees the execution/production of project deliverables and management documents.
Identifies and manages project costs and budgets regularly.
Anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them using the appropriate methodology.
Raises and tracks issues and conflicts, removes barriers, resolves issues of medium complexity involving stakeholders and escalates to appropriate level where required.
Identifies and escalates potential conflicts between long-term architecture direction and project constraints. Ensures that resolution is achieved and documented for future reference.
Assesses ambiguous situations and provides clarity to team and stakeholders as

Manages project closure initiatives.
Establishes and maintains a sense of urgency in the project team to meet project requirements.

Experience or certification in Project management  (PMP, prince II)
Experience of minimum 10 year in an IT Project Manager position
Experience in Fund Accounting. Global Custody, Middle office and Trading Agent is a plus.
Knowledge of IT infrastructure technology
Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques is a plus.

Positive, innovative and proactive approach to solve problems
Good communications skills
Work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues, embracing a positive team mentality
Ability to embrace ideas of others to achieve the best results
Results Oriented
Highly skilled at planning and organising
Interpersonal skills
Strong conflict management skills
Business Awareness

Should you be interested in more details, please feel free to send me an e-mail with your CV.

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