Fexco Payments & FX are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join their team for the purpose of covering maternity leave. Job Purpose. Fexco’s Payments & FX currently has a requirement for a Project Manager within its Client Delivery team. The purpose of the Project Management function is to enable Fexco Payments & FX to define and deliver multiple complex projects through a well-defined process of quality-controlled stages to demanding time schedules and within strict budget constraints. The Project Manager’s responsibility will be to deliver projects in conjunction with external clients and partners and internal stakeholders such as Sales, IT, Finance, Operations and Senior Management. This demanding role requires a candidate with strong leadership ability, industry experience, focus and a solid client facing, commercially oriented ethos with an emphasis on delivery and innovation. In addition, you will work closely with Sales and Business Development to provide Pre-Sales Support for key prospects and will be expected to recognise sales opportunities with existing clients and channel partners. Main Responsibilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Coordinating resourcing and delivery with Internal and External stakeholders for multiple projects running concurrently to meet project deadlines. Taking a lead role in facilitating project workshops to understand and scope requirements and to clearly articulate the breadth and depth of our delivery capabilities. Delivery of timely and accurate reporting on projects. Preparation of key Project Documents, including Business Requirements Documents, Risks and Issues Logs and Project Plans. Managing relationships with Customers project team throughout the life cycle of the project. Liaising with third party suppliers and partners. Providing Sales Support (incl. RFP Preparation, Demonstrations, Presentations) to key prospects as part of the Sales process. Providing relevant input to contracts and reviewing contract detail. Qualifications/Experience Required: A primary degree in IT or a related discipline is required. A postgraduate qualification in Project Management or an MBA (or equivalent) is an advantage. Project Management Process Knowledge is required. A Project Management Qualification – Prince 2 Practitioner or PMP is desirable. At least 5 years’ experience in a similar Project Management role, within IT/Technology. A proven ability to deliver highly visible and business critical projects on time and within budget. Proven track record of success as a Project Manager coupled with strong relationship building skills, including written, face-to-face and remote (conference call/phone based. Have a thorough and practical understanding of project lifecycles and the delivery of parallel cross-functional projects. Experience in the management of Internal and External Suppliers. Excellent knowledge of MS-Project and MS-Office Professional suite of products, including PowerPoint and Visio. Knowledge of the Credit Card payments / Financial Services industries is desirable. Competencies Required: The successful candidate is required to have: A keen business acumen. Ability to prioritise and to remain results orientated. Strong analytical, verbal and written communications skills. Ability to work on own initiative and often under pressure to demanding timelines occasionally requiring work after normal hours. Ability to direct and supervise work of others and operate in a team environment. Willingness to travel and to be based abroad temporarily for the definition, implementation and hand-over phases of projects. Fexco is an equal opportunities employer This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
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