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Project Manager for MUFG ongoing MiFID Programme.
This role requires management of projects, reporting to the Programme Manager. The projects will sit within the systems office for EMEA, and is based in the London headquarters. The Project Manager drives key technology projects within the programme, ensuring that the bank delivers new and enhanced functionality to enable growth and minimise risk.


    • Responsible for the Project Management of multiple significant IT change initiatives under the guidance of Programme Manager.

    •Plans and executes projects and other activities, from contract / proposal initiation to benefit realisation, on behalf of programme management, to ensure efficient delivery within defined time, quality and cost parameters.

    •Determines, monitors, reviews and manages project and associated operational costs, resources, risks and issues.

    •Plans, schedules, monitors and reports on overall progress, initiating corrective action where appropriate, to ensure deliverables are produced within time, quality and cost parameters.

    • Assesses continuously whether projects continue to meet business objectives, recommending changes where appropriate to ensure that projects are managed to realise business benefit, or cancelled as appropriate

    •Provides input to the Programme Manager and executes initiatives to help drive delivery and reporting maturity as well as refine processes in the spirit of continuous service improvement.


Must have

    Education Essential:
    Degree or equivalent experience
    Current Prince II Practitioner (or equivalent)

    Work Experience Essential:
    • Project delivery experience across multiple geographies and diverse cultures.
    • Experience in managing projects with internal and external interdependencies.
    • Experience in one or more of the bank's key technologies.
    • Smooth handover of projects to operational delivery, preferably in an ITIL based environment.
    • Management of external vendors and consultants.
    • Close interaction with business stakeholders; managing priorities and strict adherence to change management techniques
    • Test management and co-ordination
    • Software development project experience
    • AGILE / Waterfall delivery experience

    Functional/Technical Competencies Essential:
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
    • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.
    • Ability to work on own without direction.
    • Ability to make sense of complex situations and rapidly prioritise issues to take effective decisions.
    • Proven track record of structured project management
    • Ability to incorporate quality into all elements of the project to deliver high performing solutions

Nice to have

    Work Experience Preferred:
    • Financial Services experience preferable, especially within non retail banking.
    • Front Office system implementation / upgrade experience
    • Exposure to regulatory frameworks, e.g. MiFID II

    Functional/Technical Competencies Preferred:
    Behavioural Competencies Essential:
    Integrity and Responsibility
    -Balance Risk with Opportunity
    -Customer Focus
    -Demonstrate Global Perspective
    Professionalism and Teamwork
    -Drive For Results
    -Collaborate and Build Partnerships
    -Communicate Effectively and Professionally
    Challenge Ourselves To Grow
    -Influence and Inspire Others
    -Lead Change & Seek Continuous Improvement
    -Think Strategically
    -Manage and Develop Talent


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