Project Leader with 6+ years Experience

Posted on May 30, 2007. Filed under: Project Leader |

Job title:Project Leader
Department: EMFS – Web
Location: UBP
Reference code:LS3

Department Overview:

The European Mutual Funds Systems (EMFS) department is responsible for Fidelity’s Web services for retail clients. This includes the web marketing sites, FundsNetwork in the UK and Germany, Institutional WebXpress, Spanish WebXpress and account and client management tools in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan. FundsNetwrok™ is Fidelity’s own Investment Supermarket in the U.K where we sell funds of different fund providers to our customers and agents through web under one umbrella.

Job Description:

This role is for an experienced project leader to manage the EMFS Web development projects in partnership with other members of the Web team and the business areas, in both U.K and India to develop, implement and support the web solutions. The role will involve planning, tracking, technical reviews and co-ordination of various activities that need to be undertaken for successful completion of the project.

In addition to the planning and tracking work, the individual will need to develop a close working relationship with all stakeholders of the project and manage their expectations effectively. Also, responsibilities will include team management and progress reporting.

 Responsibilities will include:
• Ownership and management of project objectives, risks and personnel
• Planning and organisation of projects during the whole project lifecycle
• Participate in the technical design reviews and suggest cost effective solutions to the business
• Tracking and managing to agreed project budget
• Monitor current working practices and where necessary advise on suitable improvements
• Work as part of a management team to successfully deliver the overall project
• Take ownership of completing deliverables on time within agreed constraints
• Ensure appropriate training needs and staff development is met

Experience/Qualifications/Personal Qualities:


Necessary Skills are:

• At least 3 years of project management experience in Java technologies
• Overall 6+ years of experience in the IT industry
• Understanding of Object Oriented design with the ability to comfortably navigate around a large Web Application.
• Familiarity with Unix
• Excellent communication, inter personal and presentation skills
• Good analysis and problem resolution skills
• Team player with flexible, positive and realistic attitude
• Experience of working with structured development methods.

Preferable Skills are:
• IBM WebSphere environment, including WSAD.
• Knowledge of ISO and CMM standards
• UML
• Configuration Management tools, PVCS would be an advantage.

We are looking for motivated and confident individuals who have a co-operative approach. They must have good initiative and be able to work unattended. The candidate must be well organised and thorough. A disciplined and conscientious approach is required, problems must always be seen through from start to finish.

Experience
: 6+ years
Job Status: Permanent

If you wish to apply,please quote the job reference below to enable to us to respond as quickly as possible to your application, and send your CV  to our Recruitment team.

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