Principal IT Project Manager

Location: Warsaw, PL

SimCorp Group IT is looking for an experienced IT Project Manager, who can play a key role in leading and executing the SimCorp IT for future growth.

The position

As Principal IT Project Manager your primary tasks will be to scope, plan, execute and report on global IT projects, collaborating with a mixture of colleagues from IT, various business units and offices, from all levels across the entire company and with externals. Part of the role includes responsibility for IT Strategy and Roadmap execution in cooperation with IT Management, technical team, and other stakeholders.

Group IT Service & Operations are responsible for delivering the IT Infrastructure & Support to all SimCorp business units, physical offices, and users. This includes several Datacenters and Cloud services, and cooperation with several SimCorp business units, and offices globally.

You will be an integrated part of Group IT longer term planning, architecture and design based on agreed strategies and technical roadmap. It is therefore expected that you have a solid understanding of IT, Infrastructure and Cloud services. You may have a technical background or degree in Information Technology, and you have solid experience as an IT Project Manager, within an international IT environment.

We are looking for a self-starter, who thrives in a busy and exciting environment. You are structured and able to provide the overview yet keeping focus on the details. You are goal-oriented and have strong execution and coordination skills. Furthermore, you have strong communication and interpersonal skills as the job requires you to work with stakeholders and collaborate with your team to clarify requirements.

In Group IT we are 60 employees responsible for delivering, maintaining and supporting SimCorp’s internal IT infrastructure, platforms, and business applications. In the IT Service & Operations department, we are 30 colleagues split into in 2 teams, placed in 12 SimCorp offices globally. You will therefore have a close cooperation with colleagues working in another office or time zone. You will be working daily with a highly competent team who have a well-founded knowledge of different technical areas of the existing capabilities and how they are used.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage global IT Projects including scoping, planning and execution.

  • Build detailed plans with milestone, deliverables and dependencies, track progress and report obstacles

  • Cooperate with 3rd parties/external vendors to establish, maintain, and deliver according to a shared plan

  • Organize and delegate work.  Motivate team members to meet project goals

  • Prioritizing work in the team backlog to best achieve goals stated in IT Strategy and Roadmaps.

  • Ensuring that the project backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the team will work on next

  • Act as a strong sparring partner for stakeholders, team, and senior management

 Your qualifications

  • Proven experience working as an IT Project Manager, within an international IT company, preferably in an agile IT environment

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar

  • Strong execution power and drive to deliver on agreed strategies and roadmaps

  • Strategic mindset and strong analytical skills with focus on business outcome and complete solutions

  • Strong collaboration skills across multiple levels and functions with both technical and business minded colleagues

  • Able to encourage and motivate teams and peers, and drive improvements across Group IT

  • You are structured and able to keep focus on several things, while keeping a cool head

  • Social and contributing to a good team spirit

Are you interested?

Please send us your application in English via our career site as soon as possible, we process incoming applications continually. To make sure you receive our emails please check your junk/spam folder and add SimCorp to the safe list of your e-mail contacts.

Please note: Only applications sent through our system will be processed.

For any questions you are welcome to contact Alina Wiejak, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, at Alina.Wiejak@simcorp.com.

Why join SimCorp?

At SimCorp you get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues in a global company counting more than 52 nationalities and offices in more than 20 countries. We provide complex IT solutions to the world's leading investment management firms in a rapidly changing market. Acting in this niche brings lots of challenging and interesting opportunities. What better place to build a successful career?

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