Would you like to be part of the largest core banking transformation across Europe? We are now looking for a Senior Implementation Project Manager to plan, drive and execute successful orchestration of the PreProduction and Production implementation activities for the Core Banking Programme (CBP).
In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway and you can make an impact.
Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.
About this opportunity
Welcome to the Release and Change Management, as a member of the System Releases team and CBP Implementation part. We add value by ensuring that CBP deployments are planned and executed in a quick and efficient manner, with the least disruption for Nordea customers.
As Senior Implementation Project Manager , you’ll play a valuable role in preparing and executing deployment / migration / load activities, coordinating events needed to ensure the successful implementation of CBP deliverables.
What you’ll be doing :
Drive co-existence analysis and alignments with relevant stakeholders to ensure that there are no co-existence risks related to CBP deployments
Maintain CBP event calendar and manage stahkeholder communication in this regards,
Drive discussions around deployment procedure improvements, identify root cause for deployment-related downtime extension and coordinate register of planned changes.
Manage a temporary team of junior project managers and deployment specialists
Work with cross-functional and cross-product teams to come up with and manage deployment schedules and milestones
Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go / No-Go reviews
Act as a gatekeeper, ensuring that all cross-functional teams sign off on the release before each promotion to production
Identify& manage risks and clearly communicate them to program / project stakeholders while proposing solutions
Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans
You’ll join a motivated, energetic and international team, where you will find fellow implementation and release managers.
A great occasion to learn from them and for the team to learn from you! The role is based in Gdynia.
Who you are
Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best and that we imagine you share with us.
To succeed in this role, we believe that you have :
Bachelors / Master's degree in IT or related disciplines
Good analytical thinking
Excellent leadership and management skills
Effective communication and stakeholder management skills
Flexibility : able to work evenings and weekends for the implementation of events
Ability to quickly adapt and respond to change
Ability to connect, team-up and work together
Attention to detail and are ready to act when need arises
Highly proficient in spoken and written English
Your experience and background include several / all of the following :
IT Project management and planning skills , including hands on experience in using project planning tools (5+ years)
Experienced in incident, change and release management
Understanding of QA / Test strategy, management and processes
Understanding of technology solution architecture
Knowledge of JIRA and Confluence
Understanding of application and data migration projects
Knowledge of ITIL processes
Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle
Understanding of Agile methodologies