Senior Project Manager

Project Description

Wealth Management is a client-oriented organization within our customer – Top tier worldwide investment bank. WM is the biggest wealth manager in the world (almost 2 trillion USD of managed assets) serving individuals and families through a consistent and proactive approach that leverages the full range of businesses and resources worldwide. Our objective is to provide end-to-end services for selected Wealth Management IT solutions.
WM projects offers a unique opportunity to work on the complex enterprise solutions in a particularly sensitive finance and banking domain. Our customer is committed to follow the highest standards including personalized services and ultimate privacy security.
Providing global expertise solutions focused exclusively on private clients needs is a big challenge for technology in the current world. It is also a big opportunity for software engineering professionals to develop their careers while dealing sophisticated technology issues.


Managing all aspects of an IT project, which includes project planning, execution, time, quality, cost and early identification of potential issues:
• Collaborating and aligning with the program manager and requirement providers;
• Ensuring requirements are effectively analyzed, assigned and efficiently delivered;
• Identifying and managing stakeholders and clients, evaluating their interests and establish communication channels and collaboration;
• Providing the stakeholders with transparent, accurate and regular information regarding the project status;
• Functional management of the project team in a matrix organization, ensuring efficient use of resources;
• Ensuring compliance with principles and standards;
• Acting as Subject Matter Expert for the assigned application and projects;
• Embeding Risk Awareness by designing and operating an effective control environment, proactively identifying and raising control deficiencies and driving diligent and sustainable risk remediation.

This PM has to take over responsibility for several Applications within Wealth Planning which offers different services towards the client like:
- succession, - financial, -retirement, - tax planning.
In addition to the normal project management accountabilities like financial-, schedule- and task tracking and planning is also the operational availability and support of various applications.

Skills Required

Skills Required:
• 7-10 years of experience as IT Project or Program Manager for large scale and complex projects with end-to-end project scope;
• Methodology knowhow in the area of rational unified process (SDLC aka IBM RUP) and agile software development.
• A decent understanding of the banking- and wealth planning business is needed.
• Have know-how in the areas of Lending ( would be appreciated)
• Strong stakeholder management;
• Strong communication skills;
• Team-player with leader capabilities;
• Ability to work under pressure;
• Language: English fluent, German fluent;
• PMI PMP or equivalent is appreciated.


Work Type
Project Manager

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