At First Data we believe our employees are exceptional people and we invest in their growth by delivering continuous training and development and rewarding benefits for a fulfilling career.
Join First Data as a Project Manager and embark on a career where you will be leading large Enterprise and change projects for our Global Business Solutions (GBS) organisation across the EMEA region.
About the Role:
We are currently hiring for an experienced Project Manager to based in our Basildon Office.
With a focus on Digitalization, you will be leading and assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilitiesand identifying appropriate resources needed to ensure timely completion of the project.
You will be responsible for leading complex, high priority, projects or component phases of larger programs from concept to implementation,ensuring that the projects are delivered on time, within budget, and within scope.
You will be leading teams ensuring that Agile/Sprint project methodologies and processes are followed whilst managing senior stakeholder and client expectations at all times.You will communicate with Senior Project Managers/Programme Directors reporting on progress, calling out issues and working to find solutions to any risks.
Here at First Data we are always looking for passionate, empowered and innovative individuals to join us.In addition to this we are also looking for the following skills and experience in relation to this role:
Substantial Project Management or Project Lead experience gained within a Financial Services/Banking or Professional Services/Consulting organisation
Advanced knowledge of the project lifecycle and experience of project development methodologies (Agile, Sprint)
Proven success in delivering projects within budget and specified timeframes
Experience of managing large cross functional teams and multiple vendors (onsite/remotely)
Previous exposure to Digital/Mobile Technology space is desirable
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Proficient in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office tools
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
About First Data:
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year.
First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.
Whether you are just beginning your career or have many years of experience, First Data can provide you with exciting challenges and opportunities to develop.
Please apply to see how you can take your career beyond with First Data.
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First Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer