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Senior Project Manager


Senior Project Manager

Dublin | Ireland

Description of business unit

Group Manufacturing supports our customers, strengthening capital, improving funding, rigorous management of our asset base and managing costs, with a particular focus on People, Customer, Finance and Risk priorities. 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

TheSenior ProjectManager 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.

Key Accountabilities

Governance Monitoring and Control

  • Establish and maintain an appropriate programme governance structure and effective communication processes
  • Ensure an appropriate programme management framework is in place, setting out the 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 on behalf of the Executive Sponsor, monitoring and reporting the costs against the delivered and realised benefits

Programme Initiation

  • Confirm the scope of a proposed programme, and clearly define the objectives of the programme
  • Ensure the required allocation of resources, skills and expertise is secured from Change Delivery Services for the programme (and its constituent workstreams or projects)
  • Ensure estimates are robust and in line with industry standards

Programme Execution and Delivery

  • Plan the programme and monitor its overall progress, resolving issues, initiating corrective action as appropriate and referring major issues upwards to the Change Delivery Manager as necessary
  • Co-ordinate and foster teamwork within the programme
  • Manage the operational activities of vendors
  • Manage both the dependencies and the interfaces between constituent projects and workstreams
  • Manage programme deliverables and ensure that all programme deliverables are to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan

Stakeholder Management

  • Ensure effective communication with all stakeholders to the programme

Risk and Compliance

  • Maintain & monitor standards, controls, processes and solutions, to minimise business and IT risk
  • Ensure full compliance with all Group, Legal and Regulatory requirements and standards

Management Support

  • Live and support Group culture, values and behaviours
  • Positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with colleagues across IT@BoI, Group Manufacturing and Group as appropriate

What is the opportunity

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage projects and programs across many discrete businesses. The successful candidate will also contribute to an uplift in delivery capability by bringing their experience to bear on the newly-formed BOI Project Management Competency.

Essential Skills & Experience


  • Proven track record in delivering complex, million euro programmes in a timely way with an understanding of time management concepts i.e. critical path, etc. evidence of results achieved and sponsor feedback
  • Indepth knowledge of financial services
  • Proven ability to engage with, and leverage, the Bank's strategic partners to deliver
  • Effective knowledge of programme/ project processes, software development cycle, Bank technical architecture, development, compliance, regulatory and implementation standards
  • Strong familiarity with quality management concepts and their application


  • Programme Management
  • Stakeholder/Relationship Management
  • IT Process and Organisation
  • Testing Process and Methodologie
  • Risk & Compliance Management

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Ideally a formal Project Management qualification (Prince 2, PMP)
  • Experience (c10+ years) of delivering change projects
  • Knowledge of financial services.
  • Knowledge of technology an advantage - think 'technically literate

Key Competencies

  • Competency 1: Setting and Meeting Priorities - 4. Leadership
  • Competency 2: Delivering Quality - 4. Leadership
  • Competency 3: Communicating - 3. Advanced / Leadership
  • Competency 4: Influencing - 3. Advanced / Leadership
  • Competency 5: Managing Change - 3. Advanced / Leadership
Closing date: Apr 30, 2019
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