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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3266333
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Job Published: May 11, 2021 18:45

Job Description

The Role:
  • Our Financial Services client is looking for a Senior Project Manager on a 3 month day rate contract (chance to be extended) whom has experience with either Superannuation, Risk Insurance or Capital Markets.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Lead and inspire a project team
  • Build strong relationships and actively collaborate across functions to support the achievement of objectives.
  • Build, lead, and coach project teams throughout project life-cycles
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Evaluating trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
  • Implementing effective governance for project tracking and reporting to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage, tracking reports and financial information
  • Proactively manage project budget variance, scope and change requests.
  • Developing and implementing a project schedule to meet project objectives within an agreed time frame
  • Gain agreement to and monitoring of project schedules
  • Ensure change control mechanisms are put in place to manage project schedules
  • Determining, monitoring, analysing and controlling project costs and outcomes to ensure they meet financial objectives
  • Seek to control costs by using cost management techniques/methods coupled with change control
  • Implementing quality assurance processes that drive the continuous improvement of quality
  • Determine and achieve quality objectives, standards and levels to be included in the project plan
  • Work with team managers to determine project resource requirements (Number, skills, and duration)
  • Creating risk mitigation strategies to anticipate, assess and resolve project risks as they are encountered
About You:
  • 7+ years’ experience in successful project management. 
  • 4+ years’ experience in project management within financial services, preferably with experience in superannuation and/or risk insurance knowledge. 
  • Preferred experience in Financial Services preferably with experience in Capital Markets, Superannuation and/or risk insurance knowledge. 
  • Strong PM capabilities in time, cost, scope, quality reporting and governance.  
  • Exceptional leadership skills and capability -  Enthusiastic, engaging and inspiring. 
  • Strong experience in management of risk. 
  • Ability to lead multiple teams across diverse platforms 
  • Excellent organisational skills - Can quickly and effectively mobilise both time and resources (clients and project team members) to get things done 
  • Great stakeholder management skills including regular up-to date and accurate written and verbal updates to key stakeholders.