Project Manager Implementation & Migration| Banking Applications | Amsterdam

Project Manager Implementation & Migration| Banking Applications | Amsterdam

Delivery Manager- Project Manager Implementation & Migration| Banking Applications | Amsterdam

Our client is a premier provider of investor services to asset managers, financial institutions and other institutional investors worldwide. They have an impressive online banking platform for business and corporate customers, offering a comprehensive range of cash management, trade and supply chain, securities and global markets solutions.

They also provide interesting cost efficient file transmission solutions giving customers the ability to send and receive files from anywhere in the world. This global gateway for file transmission and translation effectively integrates payments, receivables and information with customer’s accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other in-house financial systems. A single delivery channel, via our client, gives customers access to their extensive global footprint including a wide range of payment functionality across all regions.

Their unique approach to domestic and cross-border solutions, combined with award-winning client service and the expertise of 5,500 professionals in 15 markets, helps their clients achieve their ambitions. My trusted client, a globally recognised brand are seeking experienced  ‘Application Project Manager (Agile) Implementation & Migration’ to join the team as a result of an internal promotions.

On the consultancy side of the business, our respected partner collaborates closely with their clients, equipping them to better meet the challenges of today, while preparing them to exploit tomorrow’s opportunities. Through their hands-on consulting resources they go beyond strategy. They provide the necessary technology architecture and implementation that well positions their clients to transform and to achieve operational excellence, manage IT complexity, better understand, predict and control risk and develop practical and productive responses to regulation.

This is an exciting opportunity to join high performing teams that focuses on delivering exceptional project and programme management services to the business. Their Software Delivery project(s) has been awarded a substantial increase in strategic investment and as a result is recruiting a significant number of additional headcount.

The ‘Application Project Manager Implementation & Migration’ will:

-Work on multiple projects primarily based on Banking Applications and Software.

Manage Implementation and Migration project deliveries including budgets and resources.

-Assist in overall Implementation and Migration Projects resource planning.

-Provide pre-contract assistance to the sales team.

-Report to the Program Director and Executive Management team.

The ‘Application Project Manager Implementation & Migration’ general tasks:

-A leader/ delegate of the technical project delivery team.

-Manage multiple client projects as directed by the Delivery Director against agreed budgets and timescales.

-Monitor all aspects of the project to ensure it meets company standards, methodologies and quality assurance guidelines.

-Control, monitor and report progress against plan and take corrective action as necessary in order to meet delivery obligations.

-Prepare project initiation documents, project plans including resource estimates, timescales, dependencies and project budgets to company standards.

-Maintain and develop business relationships with assigned clients through project kick off meetings, and ongoing project meetings presenting a professional image.

-Ensure that appropriate after sales support is provided and that service levels and client perception remains high.

-Perform a liaison role between the client and company such that current and future opportunities are maximised.

-Ensure that projects are resourced correctly, reporting any resource conflicts to the Program Director.

The ‘Application Project Manager Implementation & Migration’ has business knowledge and planning skills:

-Must have content driven Project Management  experience with Banking Applications or Banking Software.

-Experience in a similar project management role in a financial services Software company.

-Experience in a customer facing role using consultative skills.

-Core Banking knowledge.

-Familiar with the implementation of greenfield package installations.

-Experience with migration projects.

-Experience with implementation projects.

-Working with distributed teams => understands the cultural differences.

-Knows how to plan projects.

-Knows how to identify and set midterm milestones and objectives.

-Knows what the planning analysis and planning tools are and how to use them.

-Knows how to implement process improvement and what tools are available.

-Is able to come up with mitigation plans / has the possibilities to think out of the box.

Technical knowledge:

-Preferably, has a IT Software background.

-is more content/functional driven than process/business driven in the Banking Application or Software environment.

-NOT ICT Infrastructure focussed.

-Client relationships / negotiation skills.

-Project Management qualification e.g. Prince II.

-Understand the Software Development LifeCycle.

-Agile / Scrum.

-Good working knowledge of MS Office products.

-Good working knowledge of MS Project.

-Excellent oral and written skills.

-Knows how to facilitate and manage meetings.

-Knows how to structure a negotiation.

-Knows how to structure a communication in order to communicate difficult and/or emotive content sensitively.

-Advanced communication skills (report writing, presentations, conferences, group situations).

Qualifications and Experience:

-Degree qualification (BSc, BA, etc.).

-4 to 8 years post qualification experience in banking and financial environments.

-Generally manages medium to large projects (i.e., approximately 3,000 to 10,000 project hours with a team of 5 to 15 team members).

-Must speak Dutch and English.


This company will be offering a generous salary depending on experience/added value, a very attractive bonus scheme, a generous benefit package, a professional development programme and training schemes, holiday allowance, pension scheme, and much more!

Our respectable client is a great place to work as they are an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Please forward your CV to or call 0610299158.


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Mario John Lemmers BSc.

Service Driven Professionals | Senior IT Staffing Consultant



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