|Job Ref:||37c209c83||Employer:||Direct Solutions||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Bracknell||Address:||Post Code:||RG12||Post Date:||19/10/2016 10:35|
The Company Avoka was founded in 2002 and has delivered over 16,000 sales and service transaction projects. We work with the world's largest financial institutions to increase sales, drive down cost and improve the customer experience. Avoka has created a digital sales enablement platform to create frictionless sales and service transactions. Avoka is a multi-award winning organisation including: three 'Best in Show Awards' at Finovate voted for by the audience; Citi Mobile Challenge Customer Experience Award; and named one of the 'Top 10 Fintech Emerging Stars' at Finovate by KPMG. The Role Our Client Services Team is seeking a skilled and experienced "Senior Project Manager" to join like-minded and highly motivated professionals in a collaborative environment. The role is to Project Manage the delivery of software solutions to enterprise clients using Avoka's award winning Composer and Transact Manager products. The role would involve you in the full-life cycle (SDLC) delivery of the project, all the way from the pre-sales process through the requirements elaboration phase, into the development cycle and subsequent support of the client for their own testing and governance phases as part of the transition to live process. The Successful Applicant · 5+ years of dedicated project management experience with demonstrable experience in managing complex and related projects. These projects should be software delivery or IT related in nature with a strong emphasis on waterfall and agile SDLC methodology processes. · 5+ more years of continuous project management experience in financial services and or software delivery market domain · Must be familiar with disciplines such as the Waterfall, SDLC, and Agile. · Prince II or PMP qualifications an advantage · Strong risk/issue (RAID), stakeholder, change management and project governance skills · Proven experience in management of people, budgets, project risks, and project scope required · Experience in line managing teams · Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. · Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project and MS Office products. · Strong negotiating skills with the ability to influence and liaise across all levels · A highly motivated and professional approach to your work · Organised, detail-oriented and ethical personality who can be trusted with the goodwill and success of our clients · Bachelor's degree in Business, IT, Project Management, Engineering or related field highly desirable · Homebased with regular travel to customer sites · UK Citizen or Permanent Resident What's On Offer?Competitive salary, negotiable based on experienceStimulating environment where you are exposed to new leading edge technologies working for a growing organisationDynamic and skilled team of IT professionalsWork on very public facing projectsGlobal technology company with offices throughout Australia, North America and UKCareer Progression Why Avoka? Avoka offers the best of both worlds - the stability of an established 14-year-old company, with blue chip customers worldwide, and the growth trajectory of a startup, with 50% annual growth and a new round of funding to accelerate and create ever-changing opportunities. Avoka employees don't just follow a job description, they are part of creating it every day. Added to that, in the UK we offer the flexibility of working from home with office space available in London when needed. A large proportion of our work is carried out remotely but we are in constant contact online and hold regular get-togethers to ensure that the team stays connected.
Avoka has created digital sales software for banks, financial institutions and government agencies, allowing them to acquire and service customers on digital and mobile devices. Leading banks use Avoka software for their "apply online" processes for credit cards and account opening. Headquarters are in Sydney and Denver, with significant operations in the UK.
Avoka is a multi-award winning organization including three ÃÂBest in Show Awards at Finovate voted for by the audience; Citi Mobile Challenge Customer Experience Award; and named one of the Top 10 Fintech Emerging StarsÃÂ at Finovate by KPMG.