Principal IT Project Manager

Location: Copenhagen, DK

Who we are
For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.
SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.
While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.

Why this role is important to us
At SimCorp, we support some of the biggest financial institutions in the world to be successful by simplifying their investments, accounting, and operations. SimCorp is currently transforming the way we deliver services to our clients to become a fully-fledged SaaS company.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Principal IT Project Manager to successfully steer projects from scoping to execution on global IT projects together with colleagues from Group IT, business units, and local offices across the world.

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 Information technology across applications, infrastructure, and cloud services. Furthermore, you have experience from the intersection between management consultancy and IT project management, and you know first-hand that a good solution is only half the work – great communication is the other half.

You will join a small but strong community of 4 other IT Project Managers in the IT Business Enablement team; a team that is responsible for the strategic direction of Group IT and execution thereof. Our projects vary from upgrades of existing applications, new infrastructure, implementation of new systems, InfoSec remediation, change management or a combination of it all.

What you will be responsible for

  • Leading and executing global and cross-functional IT projects of various sizes, complexity, and duration

  • Proactively managing scope, timeline, quality, budget, risks, issues and actions

  • Building detailed plans with milestone, deliverables and dependencies

  • Collaborating with external vendors to establish, maintain, and deliver according to plan

  • Organizing, prioritizing, and delegating work. Motivating team members to meet project goals

  • Communicating to different audiences across hierarchy levels e.g., executives, Steering Committees, teams, vendors, users etc.

  • As this is a senior role in the team and Group IT, you are expected to act as a strong sparring partner for stakeholders, team, and senior management

What we value (our requirements)

  • A degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar

  • Experience with implementation of IT projects in a global organization, preferably in both waterfall and agile IT environments

  • Experience from management consulting, business development, or similar areas that require a strategic mindset and customer-centricity

  • Solid knowledge and experience with the IT Project Management toolbox and organizational change management

  • Consulting toolkit, critical thinking and structured problem-solving

  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to encourage and motivate teams and peers

  • Certification is relevant delivery frameworks (PRINCE2, PMP, SAFe, ITIL, etc.)

  • Diligent PowerPoint skills and the ability to create compelling storytelling

  • Responsible as an individual yet an excellent team player that fosters a positive work environment

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Experience with RFI / RFP processes is a plus

Next Steps

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