Project Manager Principal

Location: Sydney, AU

SimCorp Asia is seeking an experienced, highly motivated and established Senior Project Manager, to supervise the effective implementation of SimCorp Dimension for clients in the APAC region. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for all milestones, phases and go live, in accordance to quality standards, meeting contractual and budget requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and complete project plans including scope, meeting milestones, handling resources, budgets, contractual obligations, escalations, change requests, project status meetings, engagement reviews, quality assurance procedures
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information internally to the Leadership Team
  • Effectively apply SimCorp’s project management methodology (PMI) and enforce project standards
  • Conduct and document thorough post implementation evaluations involving all project members, communicating to relevant parties and implementing improvements for future projects
  • Motivate and supervise the project team to work together productively maximising effectiveness
  • Stakeholder management ensuring the client is well informed of the project status, setting and handling expectations, high client engagement and meeting customer satisfaction
  • Build a knowledge base of the client’s business, organisation and goals
  • Facilitate analysis of customer’s business requirements to design a solution, mapping workflows and configure SimCorp Dimension
  • Facilitate delivery  of detailed SimCorp Dimension software presentations and workshops to clients
  • Manage quality of configuration in SimCorp Dimension, including compliance with SimCorp best practice solutions, covering a broad area of functionalities.
  • Responsible for multiple work streams within a project, advising on process improvements for client’s better use of SimCorp Dimension
  • Develop test strategy and support of the customer during project test phase.
  • Discover and develop commercial opportunities at clients for module and consultancy sales
  • Be a role model and support, mentor and coach colleagues with less experience.

Required Skills and Competencies:

You are an engaging, collaborative and organised Senior Project Manager. You are comfortable working both at executive and operational level, and you have professional communication skills. As Senior Project Manager, you are result and quality focused and are excited for being part of a winning team. As our preferred candidate, you will have:

  • Degree/master's within Finance, Economics, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Physics
  • Solid understanding of investment management processes.
  • High-quality prioritising and structuring the variety of tasks.
  • PM experience from Investment systems, consulting or IT Vendor background
  • PMI certification or equivalent or interested in obtaining PMI certification