IT Project Manager (7514)

Full Time @CareerFinders Recruitment Services Ltd. in Information Technology
  • Nicosia View on Map
  • Post Date : May 8, 2024
  • Apply Before : June 8, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable
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  • Job ID 25782

Job Description

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, The Bank of Cyprus, we are seeking to recruit an IT Project Manager to join their growing team based in Nicosia. The successful applicant will primarily be responsible for effectively and efficiently planning and delivering IT related projects from start to end, in line with the approved Project Management Methodology deployed across The Bank.  Our client is seeking applicants who are ideally educated to degree level in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or other relevant fields, who possess approximately 3+ years of experience in managing and delivering IT projects. Project Management Certifications (PMP, Prince2, PMP Agile) in good standing will be considered an advantage, as well as experience in project management within the banking sector. Our client offers a highly attractive remuneration and benefits package based on skills and experience, including medical insurance, provident fund (current contribution 9%) and life insurance.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plans the request for proposal process (RFP) by adhering to the procedures defined by the Group Procurement Department.
  • Defines the project governance in cooperation with the project owner and stakeholders.
  • Effectively plans projects from start to end in alignment with the Project Management Methodology set by the Project Management Office and with the terms agreed between the Bank and vendor contracts.
  • Plans, negotiates, and manages resource requirements within the delegated projects.
  • Prepares and manages the project plan, including timelines, key milestones, stakeholder deliverables and budget requirements to ensure the successful delivery of the projects.
  • Defines, implements, and manages the project’s communication, issue, and risk plan.
  • Manages projects and ensures that key outcomes, contractual requirements, and in-scope deliverables are met.
  • Manages the project effectively and efficiently to ensure the project plan and budget objectives are met.
  • Builds and maintains positive on-going cooperative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrates commitment to teamwork and maintains a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Works closely with the operational team of the project, develops project teams/roles by holding them accountable for their commitments, removes roadblocks in cross teams work, manages interdependencies and ensures that tasks/work is assigned and completed on time.
  •  Leverages organizational resources to improve capacity for program work and communicates program progress and issues to management.
  • Ensures that risks and issues are identified and properly managed by utilizing the project governance roles/bodies.
  • Identifies and manages change requests during project execution by adhering to the change request management process as this is defined in the project management framework.
  • Maintain and closely monitors the financials of the project (internal and external costs) throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Organizes and leads project status, prepares, and distributes progress reports and corrects deviations from plans.
  • Ensures that any interaction with the project owner, the project stakeholders, the vendors, and the governance bodies are dealt with in a professional manner.
  • Fulfils the project’s administrative requirements, by ensuring that all project management information/data is maintained within the project records.
  • Ensures that the project owner delivers the project benefits and the benefit realization plan. 
  • Ensures that all administration and financial activities are completed and documented in the PMO’s Project Management Tool (CA PPM).
  • Prepares a project closure report and completes a project review with PMO, project owner and project governance bodies.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths).
  • Project Management Certification (PMP, Prince2, PMP Agile, etc) in good standing is considered as an additional advantage.
  • 3+ years of experience in managing and delivering IT projects.
  • Experience in project management within the banking industry is considered as an additional advantage.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills.
  • Confidence and ability to influence team members and stakeholders towards common goals.
  • Ability to interface comfortably with the Senior Management to develop an understanding of needs.
  • Proficient communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with MS Project and Office 365 (Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint etc).

Key Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Provident fund (current contribution 9%)
  • Life insurance.
  • Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional development.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to [email protected] quoting the reference number CX7514. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to. By sending us your CV you are giving CareerFinders your consent to be contacted for this and any other suitable vacancies that we believe match your skills and experience. To view our privacy policy, please click

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