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FS Technology Consulting – Technology Project Manager – Payments – Dublin

Job Description

FSO Technology Consulting - Technology Project Manager - Payments - Dublin

EY is the only major professional services firm with an integrated Financial Services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). We connect our Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets and Insurance clients to 6,500 talented people from 12 countries and 35,000 Financial Services colleagues around the world.

In EY FS Ireland, we are expanding our Consulting practice and building our Technology Consulting team as a key component of our NextWave Strategy. NextWave is EY’s global strategy and ambition to deliver long-term value to clients, people and society. It is inspired by the way innovations spread through society. We are actively recruiting high achieving individuals with Project Management expertise on technology-enabled transformation projects/programmes within Financial Services.

The opportunity

Join EY FS Ireland you will be working with the best people on the most complex financial service issues, helping to shape the future of financial services.

By joining the Technology Consulting team, you will work in high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service, enabling organizations to grow, innovate, protect and optimise their business performance – playing your part in building a better working world.

Your Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for the management & delivery of the IT driven project in accordance with Client Project Management Methodology and SDLC, including project planning, estimations, managing project stakeholders, execution, schedule, cost, risk and procurement,
* Managing delivery with the distributed (cross geographical, cross vendor) or co-located team.
* Summarize technical scenarios in the integrated system project planning (synchronization deliverables between subprojects) and in the system delivery plan (agreed content of planned deliveries).
* Technical due diligence on project acquisitions. Getting high level end to end integrated solution picture built with the help of solution and technical architects.
* Regular reporting and coordination with all impacted IT teams to check effective delivery of the system/solution. Effective communicates with stakeholders to provide regular, timely and accurate information and status updates.
* Work with PMO to achieve better quality, consistency and oversight of Projects and Programs.
* Provides IT Project Management capability with either an IT application development or IT Infrastructure focus to support the IT components of the business change initiatives.
* Work with internal IT Infrastructure, Solutions and architecture, Information Security & Application development teams and multiple Strategic partners to support the delivery of projects.

Skills and attributes for success

Client responsibilities

* Identifies, drives and leads problem solving and issue management for the project deliverables
* Establishes project management processes and risk and control processes
* Possess the poise and maturity to handle difficult client situations
* Build relationships with clients, acting as the primary point-of-contact for select clients/client personnel
* Analyse business requirements from key stakeholders and assesses relevant solutions
* Build relationships with clients, acting as the primary point-of-contact for select clients/client personnel
* Makes decisions within defined methodology and appropriately actions on any variances on project scope, schedule, financials, risk, issue, resourcing and governance.
* Escalates decisions that cannot be resolved within the project to the agreed governance forums.
* Responsible for adherence to Client project methodology and makes changes so that deviations are addressed.
* Identifies, drives and leads problem solving and issue management for the project deliverables. This involved coordinating Client’s internal technical expertise and IT strategic partners working closely with all stakeholders in the delivery of IT change.
* Checks that the right stakeholders are identified and actively engaged on the project.
* The role involves working with Project Managers from other parts of the organisation to check that optimal outcomes are achieved in terms of quality, value and timely delivery of IT components of change.
* Develop and maintain relationships with senior project stakeholders (IT & Business).
* Prepare and present project analysis, insights and recommendation to assist agreed governance forums with decision making

People Responsibilities

* Coaches colleagues in the development of compelling business cases
* Present business cases for recommended solutions, defining potential benefits, costs, options, risks and impact
* Proactively manages any potential risks or issues

To qualify for the role, you must have

* At least 5 years’ experience working in a banking client facing role for a leading consulting or professional services company in delivery of large-scale complex change/transformation programmes or systems integration programmes or at least 7 years’ experience working for an EU / UK Financial Services. company / Bank, in delivery of large-scale complex change/transformation programmes or systems integration programmes.
* Must possess strong experience within the Payments Industry; experience in the EU / UK Financial Services sector e.g. Retail Banking, Payments, Credit, Mortgages.
* Have a proven track record of IT delivery of large-scale complex change programmes ideally in a financial services environment Candidate project manager should have credible experience operating at this level.
* Have a proven ability to be able to take a ‘big picture’ delivery and project management view as well as being able to work at a detailed level across a broad range of contract types and engagement approaches.
* Experience leading IT change projects with a range of streams, partners and technologies (incl. IT infrastructure, IT Security, IT Operations, IT applications etc.) across the full delivery lifecycle.
* Have experience in seeking the alignment of business and IT, operating across organisational and technology silos to drive common approaches, delivering sustainable, agile and re-usable solutions.
* Strong presentation skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Address any deficiencies in the existing system development lifecycle with specific proposals for improvement.
* At least one accreditation and practitioner experience of a range of Project Management qualification (PRINCE II, PMI, or equivalent to professional standard).

Ideally, you’ll also

* Have a Project Management track record with a blue-chip consulting or systems integration firm or as an IT Project Manager within a leading Enterprise/Organisation
* Be comfortable working with client executives and senior management
* Have ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders
* Have ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty

What We Look For

Ideally to have experience in one or more of the following specialisms: Service Management, Cloud, Integration, Data Management, Test and QA.

What Working At EY Offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

* Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
* Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
* The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Additionally, EY is now one of the first global companies to offer our employees access to an externally accredited Technology MBA – a truly unique opportunity to develop yourself and others.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, Tax, Strategy & Transactions and Consulting services, we are using the finance products, expertise and systems we have developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2023 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.