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Payment Project Manager

La Fosse Associates are working with an international Payments Business who are seeking two experienced Project Managers to join their Technology focussed Projects team.

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, you will be supporting delivery of the client's change ambitions through the successful implementation of their payments systems.

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the Payments ecosystem, processes and procedures, and an ability to drive cross-functional collaboration from the board down.

Key deliverables:

To lead and deliver projects, including:

  • Developing estimates and plans to create a baseline against which the project will be measured.
  • Proactively identifying and resolving issues which threaten successful delivery.
  • Initiating, controlling and closing projects.
  • Ability to understand Payment's systems functionality and support with upgrades
  • Delivering projects within agreed budget, time and quality parameters.
  • Demonstrating clear understanding of the business requirements for each project, making ongoing decisions based on what's best for the organisation, challenging senior stakeholders on critical success factors if needed.
  • Managing all commercial aspects of the project including effective change control of requirements, deadlines and effort.
  • Managing resources in line with deliverables.
  • Proactive issue resolution and initiating corrective action as appropriate.
  • Ensuring there is an adequate understanding of the business risks inherent in the projects.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of successfully completing the entire project lifecycle, from inception to implementation.
  • Experience as a Project manager in a Payments environment
  • Ability to lead a cross functional, distributed team to deliver successfully.
  • Track record of delivering to time, quality and budget.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Able to articulate complex messages with clarity and ease to all audiences and flex style as required.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to cope with high demand requirements of stakeholders.
  • Logical, innovative, methodical, collaborative and thorough approach to work.