IT Project Assistant/coordinator
For financial client we are looking for at project assistant.
We are looking for a Project Coordinator of a Senior Level (not a Project Manager) who will join the management team of the project and support the Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Solution Architect, Test Manager and Analysts on the planning and delivering the solution "on time" and with the right quality.
The Project Coordinator will be focusing on our mainframe applications that are operated, maintained and used in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. 30 Business Critical Mainframe Applications we have and therefore you will be interacting with the different application teams that are part of the project through the gap analysis, the "to-be" architecture design, the implementation, testing and follow up phases of the project.
You will also be supporting the Project Manager on administrative and follow up tasks and be responsible for planning workshops with the relevant stakeholders, timely escalate issues, follow up on the progress and keep track of the deadlines. Travelling to Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo will be required and the primary location will be Copenhagen.
In simple words, we are looking for a key resource *not someone to do paperwork* that will support us on this long journey which is full of challenges, issues to be resolved, tough decisions to be taken but also fun and exciting.
Excellent knowledge of:
MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, JIRA and Confluence
Experience with Mainframe applications is highly desirable
Understanding of the mainframe infrastructure domain is highly desirable.
Strong experience in working with complex projects in cross organization implementations
Strong experience in project planning and strong following up skills
Experience in risk management both from a qualitative and quantitative perspective
Experience within the Capital Markets domain is a very strong advantage
Ability to understand key architecture and test management principles is a strong advantage.
Significant prior experience in a PMO role it is a must.
"We will make it" and "We don't have issues but challenges" mentality
Work under extreme pressure and still meeting deadlines
Ability to identify potential bottlenecks and provide timely solutions
Superior communication skills - Clear crystal messages on the first go
Fluent in oral and written English.
Fluency in a Nordic language will be considered as a strong asset.
Strong team player
Deadline 13th of May
Start: 23th of May 2016
Varighed: 10 months
Krav: Min. fem års professionel IT-erhvervserfaring.