Senior Project Manager

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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As Apex Fund Services (Bulgaria) is expanding, we are opening an exciting new opportunity.

We are currently looking for suitable, motivated and team-oriented professional for the position of senior Project Manager.

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring the project scope, plan, and execution of APEX’s projects is delivered to meet the business requirements.

The Project Manager will report to the Head of PMO.

The principal responsibilities are:

  • Take responsibility for the project from project scoping, requirements definition, project planning and financial planning/budget perspective.
  • Manage the project within the defined budget.
  • Setup project Steering Committee meetings – lead the meetings providing status updates for projects.
  • Liaise with management and PMO from a resourcing perspective to ensure all resourcing plans are aligned with the project deliverables.
  • Throughout project life cycle, identify and assess all risks, issues, assumptions & dependencies and identify mitigating actions for same.
  • Manage external vendors to ensure they deliver to time and budget deliverables.
  • Ensure all project documentation is maintained and of adequate quality.
  • Ensure quality gates are in place and achieved.
  • Ensures efficient communication with all relevant stakeholders.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • 7+ years in a PM role;
  • PM certification (PRINCE2 or PMP);
  • Strong leadership and influencing capabilities;
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication skills;
  • Experience in the financial services industry, and in particular the Fund Administration sector would be an advantage
  • Strong relationship management skills

Key Performance indicators:

  • Sign off of PID with project sponsor
  • Delivery of project to PID
  • Good engagement with project sponsor and SteerCo
  • Good engagement with PMO and other project managers/APEX teams ensuring all dependencies with other projects are captured and managed
  • Project documentation
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory;
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global team;
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business and cross-jurisdiction;
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference;
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Work for a fast developing and one of the world leading independent fund administrators;
  • Opportunities for professional development;
  • Positive and hospitable work environment;
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organization, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to [email protected]

 

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We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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