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Project Manager – Change & Transformation – Custody

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: Market Rate depending on experience

  • $150-200k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 7 to 10 years of experience

Our client is a leading global custodian and fund services firm with a sizeable presence in Australia. The Project Manager role sits in the Change & Transformation team that services internal teams (Client Services, Back & Middle Office operations, Financial Reporting & Tax, Product and Transitions), clients, regulators, and partners with external vendors.

The role will require a motivated, results-focused person that has excellent project management and communication skills (both written and verbal). Must be interpersonal, deal with different levels of stakeholders, a quick learner, and confident in dealing with all matters, Business domain, IT, Product, Risk, Compliance, Legal and Global Governance.

The role of the Project Manager is to engage in, support, and deliver on:

  • Client / Business change projects
  • Emerging new business initiatives/projects
  • Internal/external technical change programs
  • Various continuous improvement programs

The position requires the Project Manager to:

  • Analyse, plan, execute, monitor, and deliver Business and/or IT projects
  • Establish and agree on scope, cost, schedule, and resources with awareness of strategic objectives
  • Implement appropriate status reporting and communication plan
  • Lead multi-disciplined teams uniting them in purpose across different jurisdictions
  • Plan and manage multiple and concurrent work streams across one or more projects
  • Be risk aware and meet compliance mandates ensuring the protection of business operations
  • Secure business operational readiness, IT handover, and attestations prior to go-live
  • Respect and assist the wider project community including contributing to best practices

Responsibilities.

  • Project planning, management, quality, control, and benefits realisation
  • Direct and indirect management of project resources as required
  • Manage project risks and issues reporting
  • Act as an escalation point for workstream issues, stakeholders, and project sponsor
  • Establish trust and confidence by clients through confident and competent management of client stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with the client development team to ensure unified client management practices
  • Attend and chair (where required) client-specific meetings – Steering committees, working groups, change forums, planning sessions, etc

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 8+ years of project management experience within Financial Services Industry
  • Prior financial services experience across any of Asset Management, Fund Administration, Superannuation, or Life Insurance is highly desirable
  • 5+ years of hands-on Technology transformational change experience
  • Waterfall and Agile methodology experience
  • MS. Project, PowerPoint, Excel – Intermediate/Advanced
  • Experience in Custody, Middle Office, and/or Back Office
  • Prior experience with delivering business operational change and transformation
  • Financial reporting, Tax, and Regulatory experience – desirable
  • Client transitions, client onboarding experience – desirable
  • Prior experience with process mapping, interface, and data mapping
  • Prior experience in Dev/Ops or application/IT service management
  • Prior experience working with data warehouse, SQL, BI reporting, unit pricing, reconciliation, and/or accounting software – desirable

Contact Us in Sydney

LEVEL 26, 1 BLIGH STREET
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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