Critical role responsible prioritization and delivery of product book of work
Drive the successful delivery, providing end-end project leadership, planning and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, and post implementation support.
Create and maintain detailed and pragmatic project plans including identification of the critical path for complex changes.
Ensure an effective and appropriate project governance structure is in place and applied
Identify, capture, understand, communicate and regularly assess the major risk and issues associated with key deliverables in line with the governance structure.
Identify, understand and manage the inter-dependencies of changes both internally and externally.
Proactively manage changes to scope of deliveries, identify potential crisis, and devise contingency plans.
Chair, facilitate and present updates on Steering Committees in order to review programme delivery execution stages, and review the pipeline.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong experience and proven track record that can be demonstrated in delivering complex business and IT system related changes
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and deliver results.
Flexibility in approach, and the ability to show initiative and respond quickly to changing situations.
Ability to manage ambiguity and work to bring clarity by effectively engaging clients or partners.
Proven strategic thinker and decision maker.
Strong leadership and matrix management skills.
Excellent 360 degree communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Positive 'can do' attitude.
Structured approach to programme and project management including promoting and ensuring adherence to the project management framework defined by MSS
Planning, time management and resource management skills.
Knowledge of Equities or Fixed Income within a Custodian environment or Broker Dealer for Settlements, or Asset Services is highly desirable but not essential for this role.
Sound understanding of IT infrastructure and software development
Ability to execute role with a high level of autonomy while being mindful of when to seek guidance and approval
Extensive experience in the Finance and Banking industry environment (e.g, Asset Mgmt, Hedge Fund, Fund administrator, brokerage house, custodian, investment bank, Insurance sector etc.) together with business project management experience.