Finastra Technical Project Manager in Baden, Switzerland

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…What will you contribute?

The US Financial Messaging team is a regional team who manages and delivers projects and consultancy for SWIFT and Compliance products. Project brands include Total Messaging SWIFT FIN, Total Screening compliance screening.

The main purpose of this role is to manage and deliver implementation projects ensuring that customer solutions are delivered on time, within budget and to the required quality standards. This includes working directly with clients, establishing project plans, delivering them on schedule, and acting as general point of contact for all project related issues. This position will have a deep understanding of bank operations and SWIFT.

Responsibilities & Deliverables:

Your deliverables as Project Manager will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Application configuration, UAT, production deploy

  • Manage all day to day aspects of FM projects and administration

  • Assist FM Support as a product SME

  • Plan, execute and monitor the projects in terms of deadline, budget, quality, risks

  • Support and lead the planning and implementation of project in terms of deadline, budget, quality, risks

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

  • Define project tasks and resource requirements

  • Development and management of project plans

  • Monitor and report on all progress of the project to all internal/external stakeholders

  • Manage multiple projects, ensuring that they will complete on time and within budget and that the solution aligns with/meets the business objective.

  • Facilitates project meetings ensuring each has an agenda, supporting documentation is provided and action items and responsibilities are documented in the meeting minutes.

  • Responding to customer requests, whether they are reported issues, questions or assistance requests.

  • Performing technical investigation of the reported project issues, providing adequate solution where feasible and/or detailed analysis to the Engineering and Development teams.

  • Raising/escalating issues with the Team Leader when needed

  • Assisting Account Managers and Sales teams where additional expertise is required

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additionally, this position has an emphasis on technical knowledge in addition to bank operations as relates to FIN/SWIFT projects. You will be responsible for:

  • Becoming a primary subject matter expert for SWIFT-related issues, including: FIN, FileAct, RMA, PKI, SWIFT MT, and SAG

  • Coordinating with internal and client networking team for connectivity

  • Good business and technical understanding of EBICS and API’s

  • Assisting other project managers as part of a team committed to high-quality deliveries and client-satisfaction

  • Working with banks and internal teams to identify and document standard business processes for implementation of various recurring tasks

  • Working with the Product teams to identify and document issues, both support and project

  • Working with Support teams to assist on Level-2 support issues

  • Assisting clients with Risk Assessments when necessary

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in the management of Financial Tech-related projects, preferable those involving banks or financial institutions

  • MS application familiarity, including Project

  • Application deployment experience (Business Analyst or Project Management)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills in English;

  • Ability to interface directly with clients and manage projects individually;

  • Strong organisational and planning abilities;

  • Ability to travel

  • Able to run multiple projects in parallel

  • Proven experience in change management and risk management

  • Organizational skills and analytical skills

  • Ability to develop and deliver project presentations

  • Effective problem solving, conflict management and negotiation skills and managing client expectations

  • Ability to see and operate a computer.

  • Basic understanding of networks, NATs, Ports, Telnet, FTP

  • Basic expertise with Linux Operating systems

  • Advanced expertise with Windows

  • Advanced financial knowledge for SWIFT-related items for which this role will be a SME

  • Work is performed in a general office environment.

  • Travel up to 25% may be required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Business/Financial or equivalent experience.

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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.

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