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Project Manager Senior - Professional Services

FIS Global
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Type :
Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor's Degree
Travel Percentage :
15 - 25%

Strong Delivery Competence
  • Be accountable for all aspects of end-to-end program delivery.
  • Able to create and maintain the largest and most complex plans ( high level and detail).
  • Able to adapt delivery processes to the client/ situation.
  • Able to manage Defect logging and tracking with Development teams and coordination on product delivery, patching cycles .
Commercial and Financial Management Knowledge
  • Able to manage budgets, implementing financial management processes needed.
  • Able to review implementation estimates for contracts and project execution for a large project and/or program.
  • Able to understand the commercial "bigger picture" and able to advise clients on the best course of action while considering cost, effort, risk and potential outcomes.
Strong Governance and Stakeholder Management
  • Able to run governance with functional sponsors and contributors for the largest and most complex project or programs.
  • Proven stakeholder and client management skills, able to influence at senior executive levels.
Effective Leadership and Team Management
  • Able to effectively manage multi-disciplinary teams of developers, analysts, testers, infrastructure, and support.
  • Able to develop strategies independently for complex situations, translate into concrete steps and assign responsibilities to various team members and/or other project managers.
  • Able to contribute t o PMO initiatives for streamlining and improving processes and outcomes.
Scope Management
  • Able to translate business scope and objectives into an overall project or program plan.
  • Knowledge of methods and tools to document complex solutions and build out requirements.
  • Able to understand the client landscape and align solutions accordingly.
  • Able to develop or adapt scope change process to the client/situation.
  • Able to apply strategies, methods and tools to communicate scope changes with clients for the program.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems or business administration or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. CAPM, PMP, Prince or similar Project Manager certification is preferred but not required .

  • Proficiency in industry-standard process methodologies (e.g., Agile) is required .
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executive, management, individual contributors).
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, interpersonal, team, customer service, negotiation, conflict management and time management skills.
What you must bring:
  • 8 + years of project management experience in delivering software implementations , leading large-scale (1000+ days) projects successfully.
  • Experience in a Professional Services or Consulting Practice .
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services industr y .
  • Previous experience managing project budgets and financial success.

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Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.


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