Brickendon Consulting are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager with a background in delivering Payments & Cash Management Change projects. 

Their focus will be as a Senior Project Manager, delivering expert Business Change within Liquidity, Payments Innovation & Cash Management projects. This Senior Project Manager will be working on large-scale, long-term programmes as a Brickendon Senior Manager, with an initial first project within Digital Innovation & Liquidity Management to prepare a Tier 1 Bank for Brexit.


About Brickendon Consulting

Brickendon is a rapidly growing innovative management & technology consultancy providing solutions to Global Banks and Asset Managers based in London and New York. We are 7 years old and have grown from 2 to over 115 people within 6.5 years of operation, with a view to double in size over the next 2 years.


Overview of Initial Assignment

Brickendon Consulting are engaged with several Tier 1 Global Investment Banks to provide teams of Change & Transformation Consultants on-site to deliver Payments & Digital Innovation projects, with a view to preparing the banks for Brexit. As a result, we are looking to hire an experienced Senior Project Manager, with a background in Payments, Liquidity & Cash Management projects, to join our London consulting teams on a permanent basis.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will join our Digital Practice, based in London, as a Senior Manager. They will work as part of a Brickendon Consulting team to drive Practice thought leadership and deliver Digital Transformation engagements on-site with our Investment Banking clients.

As a Senior Project Manager, your duties will be;

  • Join as a member of our UK Digital Practice.
  • Contribute to thought leadership within our Digital practice.
  • Managing key stakeholders.
  • Leading and forging new client relationships.
  • Accountable for ensuring there is a clear technology strategy & direction for the projects involved.
  • Develop and maintain a Communications Plan, producing project plans and other management reports.
  • Accountable for contributing to the production of aggregated progress reports & dashboard across all projects.
  • Report status to various governance committees.
  • Manage monthly budget submission.
  • End to end delivery coordination: Accountable for ensuring that backlogs are being prioritised optimally and that dependencies align.
  • Allocate resources and oversee analysis tasks.
  • Drive design, documentation, change request sign-off.
  • Working with Brexit SMEs, Business Users and Payments Managers to integrate these data requirements into meaningful underlying data model/framework.
  • Working with Technical Leads and IT to agree and deliver regular deliverables.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations when required.
  • Propose new initiatives to enhance the effectiveness of the programme.
  • Ensure deliverables meet required quality standards.
  • Act as SCRUM Master and Agile Coach to define and maintain an Agile working environment for the project.


Essential Experience

The Senior Project Manager will possess the following skills and experience;

  • 10 years of experience as a Project Manager, preferably within Digital/Payments.
  • Strong track record of successful Project Management experience delivering towards Payments, Liquidity or Cash Management Change.
  • Ideally experience gained working within a Management Consultancy or Bank.
  • Experience and knowledge of Payments domain, associated technologies, processes and regulations.
  • Preferably exposure to working alongside Brexit solutions, working in Brexit readiness projects or working towards Payments system transformation/upgrades in relation to Brexit strategy.
  • Experience in delivering complex Digital & Payments Change projects from an end-to-end perspective as a Project Manager.
  • Knowledge of project life cycle, business transformation and change management methodologies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and decision making skills.
  • Willingness to learn and quick to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Ability to identify project issues, communicate them and assist in their resolution.
  • Track record of influencing senior level management and stakeholders, keeping them informed while keeping communication channels simple and effective.


This will be a permanent hire to the business, starting in October.