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Senior Project Manager - Banking - Migration 1000CHF p/d

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    Swiss Franc800 - Swiss Franc1000 per day

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    John Bradley

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    24 Months

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Location: Zurich (remote anywhere in Switzerland)
Industry: Banking
Languages: English (German advantageous)
Competitive rate: 800-1000CHF per day
Contract: 2 years

Our Swiss banking client are looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to join on an initial 2 year contract to support the the implementation of their future workplace which will be managed from the M365 cloud. Your role as a project manager will be to oversee the implementation of O365, migrate the current environment (Skype, Exchange, Sharepoint) and support the uptake of automation.


  • Manage fast-paced IT projects with high technical complexity and exposure to the business
  • Plan, structure and drive project deliverables with multiple stakeholders in Operations, the business and external vendors and ensure delivery in scope, quality, time and budget
  • Coordinate all aspects of a project like planning and resources, requirements gathering, technical design, risk and financial management and reporting
  • Define critical to quality factors and ensure IT and non-IT deliverables on time
  • Provide functional leadership and coaching to project team members
  • Deliver all required milestones and documentations according to the bank's project methodology
  • Facilitate project execution, addressing impediments, managing dependencies and synergies
  • Communicate status updates and major milestones to all involved parties (project team, sponsors, management)


  • Minimum 5 years of delivering strategic IT projects/programs using waterfall / agile / hybrid methodology
  • Experience in Workplace projects (M365) is a must, experience in cloud technology is a plus
  • Experience in the Swiss Economic Environment is desired
  • Open minded, approachable with strong interpersonal and emphatic skills
  • Analytical mind with ability to grasp complex concepts and implement practical solutions
  • Proven ability to overcome challenges and successfully deliver change
  • Ability to manage project teams and interact with senior level stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English