Senior Projectmanager Finance Portfolio

IT-Staffing Nederland B.V.
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1 november 2015


3 months +



Information Services has a worldwide responsibility for all IT processes, solutions and services. The aim is to further enhance Functions by delivering common business driven solutions and services. The department is a key component of IS and covers the collaborative management of business relationships and the design, development and implementation of common solutions by following a consistent and rigorous programme and project management methodology.

The finance portfolio contains around 60 projects which are in different project live cycle stages and can be split into two types of projects.
- Design&Build projects where common solution are designed, constructed, tested and piloted in an Operating Company. 

  • Deployment projects where the common solutions are deployed into the companies around the globe.

The aim for upcoming months is to restructure the delivery of these projects by grouping the projects into logical areas and define an adjusted governance. The senior project manager will take overall responsibility to deliver one of these logical areas. The final structure of these logical areas are yet to be defined, and the senior project manager can contribute in finalization.
The position for Senior Project Manager requires strong organization skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to bring people together in a distributed, multicultural environment. Given the high complexity of the Finance portfolio we are searching for a senior person with key capabilities in:

Result driven -> the candidate selected will be responsible to deliver many projects on time, in full and within budget. This is an area within the finance portfolio we need to improve significantly.
„h Flexible to drive results -> at the project environment is volatile, the project manager needs to be flexible to adjust approaches towards the change while keeping the delivery agenda in sight. Therefore we are looking for a self-motivator and a problem solver.

The person selected for this role will provide support to system implementation projects, manage system solution selection and implementation of new modules or upgrades. In addition help drive continuous improvement to business processes and business results based on the capabilities of the system solutions.
The Project Manager will work closely with the business and IT management, serving as a resource who brings forth opportunities to leverage finance systems to deliver value to the business. He/she will ensure the successful transfer of knowledge from vendors and implementation teams to the post-implementation support organization and all employees affected by the new system implementation.
The senior project manager reports to the Delivery Manager Finance.

Description of activities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Manage all aspects of delivering the complete solution, business and technical, according to the agreed scope, quality, budget and time

  • Manage and report on project planning, progress, financials, issues and risks according our methodology, policies, standards and working practices

  • Develop and manage the execution, deployment and transition plans across the functions and companies.

  • Act as counterpart to local staff responsible for transition

  • Manage project budget decisions as well as financial risks and opportunities

  • Proactively identify, manage and mitigate risks and issues during the life of the project

  • Identify and actively engage key internal and external stakeholders and establish collaborative, win-win relations

  • Actively engage people to ensure the right team is in the right place at the right time and foster an open and safe project environment for the team to work effectively and efficiently

  • Establish a project governance organisation with clear roles and responsibilities and an effective process for escalating issue and communicating decisions

  • Quality of the project deliverables and project products.

„h Connecting people -> there are many stakeholders to align, the Project Manager needs to connect stakeholders, bring them together and shape a high performing team.

Specific experience

  • A demonstrated track record in delivering successful IT solutions

  • Experience with international projects and global roll-outs

  • Experience in building and leading high performing teams

  • At least 10+ years of experience in managing projects and programs

  • Problem-solving, negotiation, and decision-making skills to influence management, as well as internal and external partners

Hands on experience in large scale projects in the finance area is desired but not required.

Required knowledge & Skills

  • Project Management methodology: Prince II

  • Project Management Tooling: Clarity is beneficial

  • Deployment roadmaps

  • End to end costs models -> TCO calculations

Interested? Please response with recent English cv, motivation and hourly rate before Friday 16 October 17.00 o'clock.

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