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At Bank of Ireland we are changing.  We are committed to enabling our colleagues to thrive and offer agile ways of working to maximise choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Varying degrees of optionality apply depending on the role.  For more detailed information on this role, please contact us, or let us know your preferred working arrangements when you apply.

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Project Manager

Dublin, Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Project Manager

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time

Description of business unit

Our ambition is to deliver flexible, scalable, and simple technology that is secure that engages and enables our customers, colleagues and communities to thrive.

Purpose of the Role

The Programme Manager is responsible for the delivery of major change programmes, from initiation to closure, to meet defined business and technical objectives within agreed time, cost and quality standards. These programmes are high profile and high priority activities for Bank of Ireland Group.

Key Accountabilities

  • Establish and maintain an appropriate programme governance structure and effective communication processes
  • Follow the appropriate programme management framework is in place, completing all necessary reporting, control and escalation mechanisms
  • Manage programme issues, risks, dependencies and change control within agreed processes to ensure delivery of programme results within the agreed programme scope
  • Manage the programme budget, monitoring and reporting the costs against the delivered and realised benefits
  • Programme Execution and Delivery
  • Manage the operational activities of internal teams, stakeholders, third parties, where appropriate i.e. providing guidance, checking invoices, internal cross charging and confirming / signing-off deliverables
  • Manage specific programme deliverables that you are accountable for and ensure that all programme deliverables are to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan
  • Ensure that business readiness preparation is complete to ensure successful transitioning to live customer and colleague environment
  • Robust maintenance of all programme documentation/registers and management of suitable governance for a Risk and Compliance
  • Constant challenge of approach to ensure risk and controls of solutions are best in class
  • Transparent reporting on all risk, issues and mitigating actions
  • Maintain & monitor standards, controls, processes and solutions, to minimise business and all risks
  • Ensure full compliance with all Group, Legal and Regulatory requirements and standards

What is the opportunity?

The Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of major change programmes, from initiation to closure, to meet defined business and technical objectives within agreed time, cost and quality standards.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in the Republic of Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager.

Essential Qualifications

  • Proven track record of delivering business value from programmes as senior PM and through large scale change management
  • Experience of delivering technical and business projects and solutions in the financial services sector
  • Experience of delivering strategic customer change initiatives in retail banking sector
  • Experience in using agile methodologies
  • Ability to solve complex product problems, satisfy critical to quality customer requirements and simplify our ways of working
  • Proven track record in delivering large scale efficiency programmes via process improvement/simplification

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Experience working on delivering technical and business outcomes within financial services
  • Proven ability to lead cross functional squads of technical and business resources
  • Good communication skills
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder/Relationship Management
  • IT Process and Organisation
  • Testing Process and Methodology
  • Risk & Compliance Management
  • Customer improvement

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Relevant third level qualification / certification
  • Ideally a formal Project Management qualification (Prince 2, PMP)
  • Experience (c.10+ years) of delivering change projects
  • Knowledge of financial services.
  • Knowledge of technology an advantage - think 'technically literate'

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focused - People Manager
  • Agile - People Manager
  • Champion Transformation - People Manager
  • One Group, one team - People Manager
  • Accountable - People Manager

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Jun 25, 2021

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