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Senior IT Project Manager banking

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zurich
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 12/01/2017
  • Job reference: J359215ASAU-110117
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Senior IT Project Manager banking

New year, new career?

On behalf of our client, a leading bank in Zürich, we are looking for a Senior IT Project Manager who has extensive experience in large complex organizations. For this contract position based in Zurich in Switzerland, our client is looking for a local candidate who can start as soon as possible. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with a market leading global company then please have a look at the details:


  • A challenging project management position within the Compliance IT team
  • High management attention in an international environment, embedded in a growing team of multicultural professionals
  • Lead of IT projects or streams in programs managing regulatory or strategic requirements
  • End-to-end project management responsibility from planning, initialization, progress tracking to successful completion in line with the planned budget
  • Ensuring timeliness and high level of quality of project deliverables, utilizing the appropriate methodologies, standards and procedures in managing the projects and respective project team members.
  • Measuring progress of the project against quality standards, targets and budgets and triggering corrective actions when necessary.
  • Resolving or escalating project issues and risks and ensuring that appropriate corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensuring appropriate stakeholder management, establishing credibility with all levels of management through concise and transparent communication efforts.
  • Management of on and offshore resources in a matrix environment
  • Transparent documentation of project progress, which includes developing project documentation such as project charters, project plans, status reports etc.


  • Over 5 years of experience in IT project management, preferably with a focus on banking or financial services
  • Extensive experience working in large complex organization
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with senior stakeholders and team members
  • Flexibility, leadership and personal excellence with strong conceptual, implementation, people and communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of PM methodologies according to PMP or other
  • Experience in compliance projects and vendor management is highly appreciated
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, proactive approach, willingness to take decisions and presentations
  • Experience in applying various development project methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Iterative)
  • Candidate needs to be local in Switzerland
  • Fluent English language skills

Are you interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Sophia Alaoui on +41 44 229 99 44. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

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