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Project Manager

Job ID:  29925
Office: 

BEIRUT (LBN)

Murex is a recognized global leader in software development for trading, risk management and processing. Every day banks, asset managers, corporations and utilities, across the world, rely on Murex people and Murex solutions to support their capital markets activities. Our motto “pioneering again” sums it all up: since its creation, Murex has reinvented itself time and again to adapt to capital markets revolutions – each time offering innovative software solutions to the industry.

Over 2300 specialists are located across our 17 offices: Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Moscow, New York, Paris, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto.

The Project Management domain is in charge of the implementation and delivery of the Murex solutions. We handle the clients just after the contractual agreements until the go live of the product. Project Management MEA team in Beirut is in charge of the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Greece based clients. The Project Manager is the owner of the Murex implementation project, leading the project team towards a successful delivery of the agreed scope and services with Murex standards, while respecting the project constraints and consolidating a strong long-term client partnership. 

 

  • Drives and inspires the project team towards project objectives, while contributing to development and long-term motivation of the project team members, in collaboration with their managers
  • Communicates and report project status, providing clear visibility and common view to Murex management & project team (including integrators)
  • Defines and owns project plan: estimate project effort, define high level and detailed project plan, including staffing and logistics (Resource profile, governance, organization)
  • Ensures coordination with client and integrators, ensures client/integrator readiness and build partnership based on mutual respect and trust
  • Identifies project Risk & issues and ensure mitigation
  • Ensures project timeline is respected, within scope, budget and quality expectations, execute change request process. Monitor associated KPIs.
  • Adopts & promotes Murex project methodologies, tools and best practices and align them with client and integrators.
  • Contributes to definition and maintenance of Methodologies.
  • Prepares and executes project closure and hand over
  • Capitalizes and provide lessons learnt
  • Can be involved during the pre-sales phase (e.g. POC) and can contribute in the construction of the Software and the Packaged Solutions.
  • Reports to Senior Project Manager and collaborate closely with Murex stakeholders (Client Services, Product departments, Project administration) 
  • Makes sure that collaboration spirit amongst Murex departments is well diffused with the rest of the project team.
  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering degrees are preferable, business degree is less preferable
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a software/banking related domains
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in client facing activities
  • An advanced expertise in at least one functional domain
  • A good understanding of Murex Production System (software factory) is a plus
  • The appetite for new challenges and continuous learning
  • A proven organized, analytical and methodological approach
  • A willingness to travel extensively