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IT Project Coordinator

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Banking

  • Salary:

    €35,000 - €45,000

  • Contact:

    Marianne Koessler

  • Job Reference:

    7519

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-02-26

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Marianne Koessler

  • Skills tags:

    IT Management , Project Management

Well-established company in the banking field is looking for an IT Project Coordinator to join their team. 

Main responsibilities:  

  • Interfacing with Project Sponsors, Business Managers, other IT units also including working with Suppliers on project related matter 
  • Management of various critical and highly demanding projects 
  • Ensuring that any projects assigned follow the full project life cycle in accordance with the industry best practices, including Agile and Waterfall approaches  
  • Develop, monitor and update project plans to make sure they are adhered to  
  • Analyzing and managing project risk log  
  • Creating, adhering and improving of quality standards and practices  
  • Prepare time and cost estimates for the projects assigned including detailed and efficient resource planning 
  • Handling suppliers and getting the most beneficial deals and support contracts  
  • Providing expertise and being a reference point to both business and IT support for all the systems implemented and possibly involved in any updates, upgrades and changes to the implemented projects  
  • Make sure that the projects are handed over to IT Application Support function and Infrastructure units in proper timeframes and with a well comprehensive documentation 
  • Break projects into doable actions and set timeframes  
  • Liaise and coordinate with the Business Analysts to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives  
  • Assist in budget preparation  
  • Analyse risks and opportunities  
  • Manage and set up project communication and act as the point of contact for the project  
  • Work with Project Members to eliminate any blocking issues during the project  
  • Coordinate with all relevant legal and risk resources that all appropriate legal paperwork and contracts are in line with the law and in the interest of the Bank  
  • Manage the Testing process with the assistance of the Business Analysts and Business Users 
  • Hand over project results, draw up final project report and follow-up on any open issues and document lessons learnt  
  • Manage the Vendor/Supplier relationship during the complete life cycle of the project  
  • Analyse the market for the applicable vendors for the project  
  • Set up meetings with vendors and prepare a shortlist of vendors to be invited for project 
  • Coordinate creation of requirements with the Project Sponsor, Project Owner and Business Analysts 
  • Issue the Request for Proposal documentation and set the respective deadlines  
  • Coordinate the evaluation criteria process 
  • Creating the evaluation document and presenting the recommendation to the Project Committee 
  • Open negotiations and discuss potential payment options and deals before presenting them to Project Committee for approval 
  • Coordinate GAP analysis phase and assist with the selection and coordination of the project team resources and availability  
  • Coordinate any project related training and ensure that users are able to use the solution effectively and efficiently. 

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or management information systems from accredited college or university or a comparable vocational or technical education 
  • Minimum 4 years of experience managing various sized projects 
  • Project organisation and cooperation 
  •  Excellent time management, task planning and prioritising  
  • Focus on adopting an Agile approach whenever possible.