Project Manager (Fintec)

27th June 2024
Vandu Worldwide

Our Client is the leading global provider of trade finance solutions for banks and multinational corporations. A respected market pioneer for 30-plus years, the company maintains a proven track record delivering innovative solutions worldwide. With a global network of eight regional development and support centers in the US, Argentina, Chile, the UK, Germany, Israel, Singapore and China, the company serves a prestigious customer base in over 80 countries across six continents. Its integrated portfolio of trade finance, supply chain finance and treasury solutions streamlines the transaction lifecycle to increase efficiencies and maximize profits.

The company is seeking an experienced Project Manager, with extensive experience in the environment of software development / software delivery.

In this role, you will lead challenging agile software projects as a central planner and coordinator through all phases, collaborating with different departments and external contact partners.

The role is performed in a global environment. Customers and employees can be anywhere.

This is a home office position in Europe, reporting to the Global Delivery Director.

 

Responsibilities

  • Leading an Agile team
  • Direct management of 8-12 employees
  • Responsibility for several projects, delivering Fintec solutions
  • Accountability of practicing agile values, methods, principles and practices for the delivery of projects
  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value
  • Interact with company clients and understanding their requirements
  • Continuously monitoring the daily progress of projects and their quality – from initiation to take-over to ongoing operations

 

Requirements

  • Relevant experience in software Delivery / Development projects
  • People management (direct and matrix)
  • Fluent in English, German – advantage
  • Willingness to travel (about 10%)
  • Understanding software development life cycle models
  • Project Management Professional PMI PMP/ PMI ACP /PRINCE II certification – advantage
  • Experience in agile practices using Scrum/Kanban/ SAFe – advantage
  • Experience in Fintec / Financial Services / Banking – advantage

Soft Skills:

  • A can-do attitude, result driven and openness to learning
  • Team player with excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Great at relationship management with colleagues and clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good skills of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, critical thinking, continual improvement and empowerment
  • Mentoring and coaching skills