Project Manager – Change & Transformation

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: AUD $150k-$200k

  • $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 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 scope, cost, schedule, resourcing with awareness to 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 protection of business operations
  • Secure business operational readiness, IT handover and attestations prior to go-live
  • Respect and assist the wider project community including contribution to best practices


  • 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 work stream 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


  • 8+ years’ 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’ 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


Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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