Finance Transformation Manager - investment banking technology - Murex - Project Manager - AGILE (freelance)

London, UK

£ Market Rate

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A leading investment bank is under-going an extensive finance change programme and require a Technical Delivery Manager with a strong Agile,Project Management and technical background, ideally to include Murex and specifically focusing on the finance function
 
THE ROLE:
 •Provide technical input into the vendor selection process.
 •Complete the vendor due diligence/proof of concept process, and manage the vendor(s) throughout the implementation phase.
 •Following an AGILE methodology, build the necessary team, and deliver the technology solution to agreed timescales, budget and quality.
 •Collaborate with the enterprise architect and data architect to ensure that chosen solutions comply with the overall architecture defined by the programme.
 •Report, inform, and be accountable to the Working Group(s) and operate within the constraints laid down by the Programme Steering Committee.
 •Guide and shape the business solution.
 •Monitor project progress and make appropriate interventions to ensure the project remains on track.
 •Day to day management of vendor resources.
 •Manage project issues and risks on a daily basis and escalate to the Programme Manager, Business Owner and Working Group(s) as appropriate.
 •Make appropriate skills and other resources available to the programme as required.
 •Line management, coaching and development of the project team.
 
KEY SKILLS:
 •Proven track record of successfully delivering complex Finance projects through the full project life cycle using an AGILE project management methodology in a Matrix management environment
 •Working with users, senior management and stake holders across multiple disciplines.
 •Ability to handle multiple projects/assignments simultaneously.
 •Experience of integration of vendor solutions.
 •Proven experience of developing mutually beneficial relationships with business stake holders, users, software solution providers, and other IT teams.
 •Experience of managing and development mixed teams of permanent staff, contractors, consultants and vendors.
 •Experience of full involvement in project life cycles within Investment Banking.
 •Working knowledge of Murex Accounting posting engine and sub-ledger.
 •Project Management- structured AGILE, facilitating early visibility of functionality.
 •Solid understanding of architecture, technical capabilities and functionalities provided by best-of-breed Finance GL & ERP vendor packages
 •Good working knowledge of the business processes for securities lending, Fixed Income, equities, and derivative products
 •Degree
 •IT project management qualification
 •Strong leadership and influencing skills
 •Excellent communication skills in all forms to all audiences, and the ability to promote change
 •Excellent organisational and planning skills, with proven track record of delivery
 •Keen interest in the business, and service focused
 •Analytical, logical, and practical
 •Ability to understand and challenge the detail
 •Keep up-to-date with technologies of relevance to the investment banking industry
 •Thrive in a pressured and demanding environment.
 
They will also consider PERMANENT STAFF as well - please get in touch as soon as possible
 
Finance Transformation Manager - investment banking technology - Murex - Project Manager - AGILE essential

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