Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent , Full time
  • Capco
  • 16 Oct 17

ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

Let’s Talk About You

You want to Own Your Career. You’re serious about rising as far and as fast as your work and achievements can take you. And you’re ready to write the next chapter of your career story: a challenging and rewarding role as a Project Manager in Edinburgh


A Word About Us

Capco – Forming the Future of Finance
Capco is a distinctly and positively different place to work. There’s a rare opportunity to join our Edinburgh location to build, shape and influence the business utilising your entrepreneurial spirit with the backing of the global Capco community. As the only dedicated Financial Services consultancy firm in Scotland, the opportunity for growth is large, accessible and immediate as the demands of the industry are rapidly changing. Much more than consultants, we are active participants in the global financial services industry. Our passionate business and technology professionals enjoy a unique environment where they are actively encouraged to apply intellect, innovation, experience and teamwork. We are dedicated to fully supporting our world class clients as they respond to challenges and opportunities in: Banking, Capital Markets, Finance Risk & Compliance, Insurance and Wealth and Investment Management. Experience Capco for yourself at capco.com


Let’s Get Down To Business

Capco are looking for Project Managers with experience in either financial services or consulting. Candidates with change management experience gained as a management consultant or from within a regulatory change role in a financial services institution are of particular interest.

The nature of these roles is that they offer long term deployments and the chance to experience varied change initiatives as well as being able to advise and deliver change projects.

You will prepare, manage and drive the execution of the project plan and manage day to day execution of project activities. You will be accountable the project status reporting, and escalating risks and issues to key stakeholders in a timely manner.

  • Developing project plans to deliver the required business changes, and managing execution of that plan through to delivery
  • Managing project risk, issues and dependencies to support day to day delivery of the core activities. Responsible for project status reporting and associated management information to stakeholders.

Fitting that description, you will also need to be Supremely Personally Motivated to work in a team where clients become colleagues too.

Show Us What You’ve Got

We’re looking for candidates with skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of Financial Services including Capital Markets, Fund Services and Asset Management
  • Experience as a Project Manager within the Financial Services or Consulting Industries and the ability to lead team and deliver workstreams
  • Experience working in, or leading large and complex change projects, with multiple workstreams and often regulatory driven outcomes
  • Change Management Methodology – proven delivery experience working in a project environment with different methodologies (including Agile/Waterfall)
  • Experience in collaborating with project team & stakeholders, across multiple locations, to categorize and prioritise regulatory requirements.
  • Change Management Implementation - extensive experience working in an financial services change environment required. User Acceptance Testing co-ordination, test planning and execution
  • Ability to understand existing processes, policies and procedures and identify impact of regulatory change on existing operating models.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of one or more recent regulations including, MIFID 2, Basel 3, UCITS, Dodd Frank, EMIR is desirable
  • General product, industry and regulatory change awareness is essential
  • Excellent Communications and Stakeholder Management skills
  • Strong team management skills; must demonstrate an ability and motivation to lead and develop a team
  • Knowledge of Financial Services and Capital Markets is key as well as front to back experience of Change Management.

Professional experience is important. But it’s paramount you share our belief in disruptive innovation that puts clients ahead in a tough market. From Day One, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients an unfair advantage.

Now Take The Next Step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to receiving your application.

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture