Senior Project Manager - Investment Banking IT - £110k

£100000 - £110000 per annum + benefits & bonus
19 Sep 2013
17 Oct 2013
Andrew Langthorne
Full Time

Senior Project Manager - Investment Banking IT - £110k

My client is a T1 investment bank who require a Senior Project Manager to run a Business Continuity project across their EMEA region.


  • Managing data centre failover and isolation program in the UK, including management of the data model
  • Overseeing component and application failover exercises that are executed within UK data centres
  • Management of issues and risks arising from testing
  • Defining and obtaining agreement on annual and 3 year test program including execution dates and scope
  • Developing the reporting framework and providing accurate, timely MI to stakeholders
  • Supporting exercising in other regions where there is a UK impact
  • Collaborating with peers in other regions on testing methodology
  • Building and maintaining knowledge base to support crisis management teams
  • Relationship management for BCM issues for non-technology functions
  • Manage stakeholders across all levels, up to CIO level


  • Highly organised, a motivated self-starter and able to quickly take ownership of the role,
  • Have formal project management qualifications (Prince2) backed with extensive hands-on experience, possibly from a consultancy background
  • Relevant Investment Baning experience on IT projects
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Be able to manage the data model for the exercises
  • Have excellent communication skill both written and verbal and be credible in front of stakeholders
  • An understanding of Business Continuity Management would be beneficial
  • Be able to demonstrate expert knowledge of project management including:
    • Defining test/project approach;
    • Assessing impact on global dependencies and front to back processing;
    • Risk management and mitigation strategies;
    • Resource management;
    • Reporting;
    • Command and Control.

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