Senior Project/Programme Manager – 6395

Client Services, Full-time, London
The Role

The ION PMO team defines, maintains and polices the use of the standard ION process that is use across all of our projects globally both internally and externally .  The team is responsible for supporting key projects and programmes tracking and reporting on status of all activities working alongside delivery, development and product management teams.  The team also helps onboard new organisations to the standard ION governance process.
 
As an ION Project Manager you will need, experience managing small to medium sized projects with remote multi-functional teams.  You will have a strong attention to detail with the ability to identify and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

Programme/Project management of large complex implementation projects with ION customers, covering multi-million pound, multi-phased, development and deployment projects.
Programme/Project management of internal transformational programmes such as deployment of new IT solutions
Programme management of ION product development teams helping drive the delivery of the comprehensive product roadmaps
Project management role that can cross the ION portfolio of companies
Programme management of large scale multi-year, multi-product initiatives coordinating across professional services implementation, development, infrastructure and operational teams.
We might ask you to perform other tasks and duties as your role expands.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

Experience in leading and managing medium to large client facing projects with multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to summarize succinctly
Strong attention to detail with an eye for risk management
Demonstrate a pro-active approach to solving complex problems within a project
Ability to work in a complex client facing environment with many external touchpoints and dependencies
Evidence of management of conflict with teams and with customers
Tenacious in ensuring the project progresses to successful conclusion
Commercial understanding around costs and revenue on projects
Problem solver with ability to network organization to get things done
Accurate and methodical, and capable of working to tight deadlines
Experience working as part of a global team
Familiar in working in technical environments
Have a clear drive towards continuous improvement
Technical skills:
Excel (expert), Word, PowerPoint, MS Teams, JIRA
Use of wiki based document management system such as Confluence and SharePoint
Preferred:
Use of Kanban within Agile environment
Use of PowerBI for data reporting
Understanding of databases and SQL
Use of Timesheet system (Kimble)

About us
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
 
• Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

• Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at iongroup.com

Your Roles and Responsibilities

  • Programme/Project management of large complex implementation projects with ION customers, covering multi-million pound, multi-phased, development and deployment projects.
  • Programme/Project management of internal transformational programmes such as deployment of new IT solutions
  • Programme management of ION product development teams helping drive the delivery of the comprehensive product roadmaps
  • Project management role that can cross the ION portfolio of companies
  • Programme management of large scale multi-year, multi-product initiatives coordinating across professional services implementation, development, infrastructure and operational teams.
  • We might ask you to perform other tasks and duties as your role expands.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Experience in leading and managing medium to large client facing projects with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to summarize succinctly
  • Strong attention to detail with an eye for risk management
  • Demonstrate a pro-active approach to solving complex problems within a project
  • Ability to work in a complex client facing environment with many external touchpoints and dependencies
  • Evidence of management of conflict with teams and with customers
  • Tenacious in ensuring the project progresses to successful conclusion
  • Commercial understanding around costs and revenue on projects
  • Problem solver with ability to network organization to get things done
  • Accurate and methodical, and capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience working as part of a global team
  • Familiar in working in technical environments
  • Have a clear drive towards continuous improvement
  • Technical skills:
  • Excel (expert), Word, PowerPoint, MS Teams, JIRA
  • Use of wiki based document management system such as Confluence and SharePoint
  • Preferred:
  • Use of Kanban within Agile environment
  • Use of PowerBI for data reporting
  • Understanding of databases and SQL
  • Use of Timesheet system (Kimble)
ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.

ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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