Senior BI Project Manager

  • 34984
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • Switzerland
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  • Mar 27, 2019
  • Managing end-to-end solution delivery, supporting all the IT responsibilities, from idea formulation to hand-over to Service Management for new solutions roll-outs and upgrades, building and maintaining strong relationships with various business partners / project stakeholders.
  • Understanding customers’ objectives to define the appropriate engagement model and lead the initial setup, blue prints and developments / implementation plans for future mid/long term IT Solutions.
  • Leading and directing the project team, possibly geographically dispersed, including external providers.
  • Ensuring completion of all project management deliverables to required level.
  • Proactively managing project / program risks, establishing effective controls and driving mitigation actions.
  • Tracking key project metrics, issues, risks, changes and to produce monthly status reports.
  • Ensuring compliance to quality standards for project deliverables.
  • Ensuring integration among project team members and alignment with Service Management and supporting ramp-up of operational model.
  • Providing full transparency regarding projects execution in terms of budget, timelines, scope and quality status.
  • Bachelor Degree, Master degree or Technical Diploma or equivalent in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Other Sciences.
  • Proven experience with the delivery of complex BI and Analytical solutions.
  • Proven track record in delivering new IT Tools and solutions, in complex organizational context.
  • Deep knowledge of Software engineering and Software development best practices.
  • Deep knowledge of IT management best practices.
  • Deep knowledge of BI tools and concepts.
  • Prior experience working in a financial services environment, preferably insurance.
  • Proven track record delivering projects and/or services with regional / global org. structures.
  • Proven track record performing Transition Management activities into stable operations and service management after Projects go-live.
  • Project / Program Management training and certification preferred.
  • Over 10 years of experience in BI project or program management.
  • Over 15 years of relevant IT experience, with strong technical background.
  • Experience in agile delivery methods preferred.
  • Fluent in English, other languages are beneficial.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills in global and complex contexts.
  • Able to work well across different teams and cultural backgrounds.
  • A track record of making complex business decisions with authority, even in times of ambiguity, considering the potential long term risks and implications.
  • Proponent for innovation, best practices, sound design with data & information optimization in mind, strong development habits, and efficient team/project structures.
  • Capable of articulating complex designs, code and applications for large scale projects to a simple to understand non-technical client-facing standard.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to changes and new situations / environments.