Programme manager, software solutions, French

London, City, £75 – 90k plus bonus plus benefits
Reference: RC6281

Programme manager, software solutions, French 
London, City
£75 – 90k plus bonus plus benefits

Programme Manager fluent in French is required by prestigious City based financial services organisation. This role will see you working on significant global business application projects for a key division. As the main sponsor of this division’s IT projects, you will help design and implement a long-term and efficient Information System aligned with the Group IT standards. You will liaise with senior and often global stakeholders and be the interface between them and IT. There will be occasional travel to France and Switzerland as many of the staff members are based in these locations.

You will be the owner of these applications, working on new requirements, upgrades and issues and escalations to vendors when required. Relationship management skills are absolutely critical to this role.

This role will encompass significant amounts of project management and business analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain an effective relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Design and implement information system architecture.
  • Business analysis, requirements gathering and specification writing
  • Stakeholder management and project reporting to senior management
  • Application Ownership and vendor management
  • Responsibility for the availability and on-going maintenance of interfaces

Key Requirements:

  • Management of IT personnel and contractors in a global environment.
  • Proven Programme Management experience
  • Strong Business Analysis/ project management skills and experience
  • Applications background and excellent knowledge of Microsoft technologies
  • Previous experience working in financial services (useful) with senior level stakeholders
  • Strong Vendor Management skills and proven track record of working with IT vendors
  • Good project management skills (including Agile methodologies).

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV ASAP.

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