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Project Manager – Intelligent Process Automation

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Role Responsibility

Role Overview

To manage intelligent automation projects to agreed timelines, budgets and to the required quality standard.

To work directly and regularly with customer project management, sponsors, SMEs and technical teams, as well as other project stakeholders and 3rd Parties, ensuring projects are effectively resourced.  To manage relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors and stakeholders) and provide governance of SS&C project activities to ensure successful delivery.

As required, to support and be involved in the pre-sales process for projects, governance and reporting and facilitating the handover from pre-sales to the design and subsequent delivery stages of the projects. The successful candidate will be expected to handle multiple projects at any time, including more complex/higher business priority projects and smaller / less complex engagements.

Responsibilities

  • Define and deliver the project scope (including management of change control)
  • Detailed project planning
  • Managing and leading the Project Team - coordination of working groups engaged in project work including business and technical teams
  • Manage project financials including actuals, forecasts and tolerance to ensure project remains in governance
  • Maintain the project record (e.g RAID log, progress & financial reporting etc.) for all allocated projects and conform to standards and policies defined by the PMO
  • Control scope producing Change Requests as appropriate in a timely manner
  • Plan resources to ensure Project deliverables are met. Contribute to the overall resource planning process (demand and supply) of change including escalation of resource constraints and conflicts for prioritisation and decisions directly to the portfolio manager
  • Risk, issue and dependency management
  • Project reporting – both internally and externally
  • Stakeholder management, communication and presentation
  • Key contact throughout the project
  • Ensure adherence to Enterprise Change Framework (ECF), and required project documentation and audit trails
  • Management of early live support
  • Own and drive departmental continuous improvement initiative(s)

The Ideal Candidate

Essential

  • Project delivery management experience of a minimum of 3 years, ideally in a financial services environment
  • Ability to drive change and effectively manage projects and stakeholders
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; must be articulate and persuasive
  • Highly motivated, strong problem solving and analytical skills, proactive
  • An understanding of financial control, budget management, and risk and issue management
  • Knowledge and experience of structured project management methodologies and project management tools
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintaining a calm and assertive manner at all time
  • High level of interpersonal and team working skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and customer resources at various levels

Desirable

  • Project Management certification, Prince 2, Agile, or equivalent
  • Managing and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Chorus BPM or other BPM / Automation solutions
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosting and/or experience in implementing cloud hosted applications

 

Package Description

 

  • Flexible Holiday Allowance
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Flex benefits scheme

About the Company

SS&C  is a global provider of investment and financial services as well as software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. Company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organisations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.
All offers of employment at SS&C are subject to background verification checks, including 5 year employment history, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, proof of address, credit check and criminal record check. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background checking process should you be successful.

Organisational Overview

SS&C has an established global presence, and it has sold its Chorus Process Automation software to over 300 leading financial institutions like HSBC, AXA, NAB, Old Mutual, ManuLife and more. In 2020 SS&C acquired Vidado a firm whose cloud-based, AI-driven platform identifies, digitises, validates, and enriches data from documents. In March 2022, SS&C acquired Blue Prism, a global leader in enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation, with over 2,000 customers in over 170 countries and 70 industry verticals, 30% in the Forbes Global 2,000. Blue Prism’s enterprise digital robots offer high-scale automation that is secure, smart, accessible to all, enabling centrally managed human and digital workforces of the future and freeing up humans to re-imagine work. SS&C Blue Prism brings together SS&C intelligent automation capability with Blue Prism, to enable us to deliver digital transformation through ‘automation first’ operations and a unified workforce to run mission critical operations at scale.

There is significant opportunity to deepen the use and expand the benefits that the customers of SS&C’s intelligent automation platform derive, based upon SS&C’s investment in product enhancement including cloud enablement and integration to best of breed digital transformation technologies.

 

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