Senior Project Manager - Banking (m/f)

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IBM Global Business Services (GBS), one of the world's largest consulting services organizations, is l ooking for a Senior Project Manager in the field of banking (min. of 5 years relevant experience), fluent in German and English. Responsibilities include project planning, estimation, scheduling, monitoring, tracking, risk/issue management, quality management, status reporting, resource management, change management of large-scale, IT-related projects at the client site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with management, project sponsors, product owners, architects, and other stakeholders of the customer
  • Effectively communicate expectations to project team members and stakeholders
  • Lead the project execution and delivery
  • Refine project execution approach using project management standards and best practices
  • Identify and resolve project issues and conflicts
  • Identify and manage project dependencies, critical path items, and project risks
  • Plan, schedule, and track project timelines and milestones
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope
  • Develop and deliver progress reports to management and other stakeholders
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
Required and Preferred Skills:
  • Ability to assess and apply the appropriate levels of project practice and engagement to achieve the project objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Capability to apply critical thinking to project situations, oversee the resolution plan and represent status and impacts to key project stakeholders
  • Ability to negotiate commitments, deliveries, expectations with limited business implications
  • Ability to resolve conflict among participants
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
Required and Preferred Experience:
  • At least Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5-10 years of relevant project management experience in a Technology/IT environment running projects in a complex, multi-site environment with cross functional teams
  • Practical knowledge of both agile and non-agile project methodologies
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred
  • Practical experience working directly with business/IT leadership to set direction and drive project execution
  • Experience managing projects that are software/application development related
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products
  • JIRA experience is useful

Reference Salary EUR 56.840,-. Possibility for overpayment is based on education and experience.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

n/a

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

none

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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