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IT Project Manager - Asset Management - Agile: this global asset manager is seeking an IT Project Manager with good buy-side business experience and good knowledge of Agile techniques. This key role involves managing the delivery of strategic business aligned projects with high visibility to business stakeholders, including ensuring that the projects are correctly specified, delivered on time, and meet business requirements within the agreed budget. The role also involves establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all business, technical and operational stakeholders. Solid investment management / asset management / buy-side experience is required.
You will also need the following skills & experience:
*Minimum 3 years' experience in delivering IT projects using Agile methodologies within the Asset Management industry. *Active Project Management qualification like Prince2, PMI, APM. *An ability to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. *Experience of successfully engaging management and groups of technical and non-technical stakeholders. *Experience of running in-house projects on a day-to-day basis and taking responsibility for their successful delivery using Agile.
You will need the following personal attributes:
*Strong planning and organizational skills. *Ability to manage several work streams simultaneously. *Determination and focus to drive projects through to successful implementation. *Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. *Good influencing and persuasion skills, with an ability to motivate and inspire other people. *Good team player. *Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
This key role would suit an ambitious IT Project Manager with buy-side business experience looking to join a fast-paced organisation that recognises and rewards hard work, application and success. The role is initially home-based but applicants must be happy to attend regular meetings at the client's City of London based office.