Project Manager
Fidelity International
1d ago

About the opportunity

Department Overview

The Institutional DC business comprises of Fidelity’s institutional business units in the UK and other parts of Europe and is a strategic area targeted for growth over the coming years.

Systems have been acting as the key enablers for the business in achieving their goals. There are several upcoming Iarge and complex institutional projects, e.

g. Strategy, PV Migration, and SCV which have been approved as part of the Strawman and require Java as a key skill set. As part of this drive, we need to fill an open position in India with Java skill set.

Purpose of your role

Workplace Investing needs a highly motivated Project Manager (PM) to manage projects based out of India. The successful candidate shall be proficient in all aspects of an engagement(s) using planning, monitoring and controlling processes as per the Fidelity guidelines and standards, and shall be responsible for completion of projects on time, on budget and meeting the requirements.

To this end, PM will perform a variety of tasks including coordinating all resources and stakeholders, planning and setting milestones, assigning responsibilities and monitoring, creating high performing project teams and form excellent working relationships with senior customer representatives across multiple business and system teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead one or more development projects taking the complete ownership of delivery.
  • Guide and mentor the team and create high performing project team
  • Estimate the work and plan the delivery schedule including tasks, milestones, and dependencies
  • Monitor the progress of a project and ensure regular publishing of status report and quality metrics
  • Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology
  • Responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Creates and share delivery forecasts at regular intervals based on the teams velocity
  • Track the risks and issues and work to actively resolve / mitigate
  • Ensure that project activities are undertaken and completed as per the Fidelity processes and standards
  • Suggest improvements in system development process / application areas
  • Provide recommendations and help direct reports / team with talent management, objective setting, career development, job rotations, fair and timely appraisals, pipeline management, training, international opportunities, and identification of high potentials, under-performers.
  • Manage vendor staff as needed and according to the agreed contract(s)
  • Create an efficient and effective organisation structure. Ensure chargeability and utilisation of staff.
  • Work collaboratively to optimise resource management, cross-fertilise ideas, and resolve conflicts and bottlenecks
  • Experience and Qualifications

  • BE / B-Tech / MCA
  • 10-13 years of industry experience with exposure to complete life cycle of development & support
  • Essential Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing Java based development and enhancement projects
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in delivering project in Agile-Scrum methodologies
  • Good understanding of scrum ceremonies, agile ways of working
  • Experience of managing medium, complex projects with full budgetary and delivery responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of industry standard project management and methodologies
  • Knowledge of project estimation techniques such as FP, OBA, etc.
  • Proficiency with JIRA, Confluence
  • Knowledge of project planning and tracking by using tools such as MS-Project
  • Knowledge of Document composition engines
  • Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of Thunderhead
  • Must have worked on Core Java
  • Understanding of PaaS / Cloud
  • Understanding of Configuration Management processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong people manager
  • Operates largely independently, with minimal guidance and monitoring
  • Appreciation and knowledge of technologies used within the project.
  • Good communication, influencing, negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate the project team
  • Good client relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, flexible, responsible, and a penchant for quality
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to work UK business hours (though occasionally)
  • Strong interest in Technology and its applications.
  • About you

    About Fidelity International

    We’ve been helping our clients plan and save for the futures they want for over 50 years. From more than 25 locations around the world, we provide investment services and retirement expertise to 2.

    5 million clients everyone from central banks and financial institutions to wealth managers and private individuals. We think generationally and look to the long term.

    And today, building on the security of private ownership and our strong sense of purpose, we’re growing our business like never before.

    What it’s like to work here.

    In our welcoming, caring culture, you’ll feel valued, trusted and free to express yourself. We recognise the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought and in experience.

    With this in mind, please let us know if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

    As well as a clear commitment to inclusion, we offer real flexibility about where, when and how you work. It’s an approach we call dynamic working’, and you’ll find it brings the very best out in you.

    Getting started

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