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Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager


Posted on Jun 4, 2021 by Pontoon

Limerick, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

My high profile Financial Services client requires a hybrid PM/BA with custody and trade life cycle knowledge to work on a strategic programme to transition external business into strategic agents


Leads the creation of the project plan and responsible for the execution of the plan. Ensures delivery of high quality solutions against strategic plans.
Plans, schedules and oversees execution of the project.
Proactively monitors progress, resolving issues and managing interdependencies between other work streams of the project including other transformational programmes that may be impacted, initiating corrective action as appropriate.
In conjunction with IT and the relevant areas ensure appropriate scheduling of project deliverables to meet the plan.
Negotiates priorities as necessary and escalate issues appropriately by understanding the most effective path towards resolution.
Collaborate and communicate with third parties, executive sponsors and senior management stakeholders and partner groups in particular the supported business function to ensure that all initiatives are efficiently managed and delivered.
Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with the key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and also third parties.
Delivers regular progress reports which present a concise, accurate status of the project, ensuring a consistent status is communicated up to the overall programme.

Required experience.

Experience of managing large and complex project implementation with multiple systems involved, including vendor managed systems.
Has a detailed understanding and experience of business and technology life cycle.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent budget management skills
Superior time management and planning skills
Highly motivated, team player, self-starter and ability to work independently
Ability to partner with vendors, 3rd parties, customers, colleagues and develop positive working relationships to create an open positive working environment
Detail oriented, strong analytical skills, advanced judgement capability, strong problem solving, and ability to manage workflow
Remaining calm under pressure, having excellent negotiation and conflict management skills with sufficient gravitas and credibility to work with the other PM's on the project to manage resources, dependencies etc.
Financial industry knowledge.
Background in running regulatory projects

Nice to have.

Knowledge and expertise, with a focus on (in order of preference)
Knowledge of Asset Servicing Custody business
Knowledge of T2S.

Replacement for leaver

FS experience required

Business Project Manager - change

Not a purely technical PM

Part of Market Access programme

Looking at Custody business

Custody knowledge, trade life cycle

Looking at strategic portfolio and consolidate external agents, moving account operator model

External partners, sub-custodians, European markets. Transition business into strategic agents, consolidate business across smaller subset of agents. 12 now transitions

Own a market

Further 13 to do, scope is increasing.

Project out to Q3 of next year

6 months transition for each market

PM manage project plan, front to back

Hands on role

Transition lead initially

Through to transition - put together run-book for transition, coordinate operations teams

Understand analysis, leadership going forward

Monitor system, Access systems, understand what's going on, understand data, look at the accounts, sub-accounts team,


Data analysis nice to have

MS Project, MS Visio, Excel

Stakeholder Management, problem solving

Reference: 1218813066

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