• Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 19 Aug 17

Project Manager / Business Analyst |Macquarie Asset Management

Project Manager / Business Analyst |Macquarie Asset Management

About the role

In this role within Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) you will utilise your extensive Project Management experience and be accountable for the projects in our global Business Project Management Office team, to be delivered within scope, on time and within budget whilst ensuring quality objectives are achieved.

The Business Project Management Office is responsible for the management and delivery of business projects and joint delivery of technology projects across MAM, as well as providing support for our core systems globally. The position is based in Sydney and travel to other MAM locations may be required for between 10% - 20% of the year depending on project needs.

In this role you will be required to:
  • Effectively manage and deliver projects through the full project lifecycle including ideation, business case, project initiation, analysis & planning, design, build, test, implementation and post implementation review
  • In conjunction with business owners, identify the need for and business case for change
  • Identify business objectives for change
  • Gather, analyse and document business requirements which support the business outcomes
  • Review functional technology requirements and ensure traceability to business requirements
  • Ensure strong communication channels are established and maintained for all project participants
  • Identify and resolve risks and issues impacting your project/s
  • Plan, manage and track project budgets, schedules, scope, resources and quality to deliver objectives
  • Plan and manage business test lifecycles from User Acceptance through to Post Implementation
  • Manage the project inter-dependencies, risks, issues, financials, and benefits realisation
  • Benefits realisation measurement
  • Participate in prioritization and assignment of project work
  • Informal Project Management mentorship for other members of the team
  • Collaborate with project managers in global MAM locations

About You

Key Skills required for this role include:
  • 5+ years project management experience with a demonstrated track record of delivering small to medium projects
  • Ability to prioritise work schedule and deliver to tight deadlines under pressure
  • A successful track record of managing delivery budgets for projects and initiatives
  • Effective communication with project stakeholders at Director levels including steering groups
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders on a senior level whilst maintaining the ability to work with SME's on detail
  • Ability to build relationships between Business and Technology teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Desktop PC skills, including MS Office
  • Bachelor's degree or higher

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in the funds management or financial services industry
  • Previous experience in the delivery of regulatory reform and compliance projects
  • Project Management qualifications (PRINCE II or otherwise)
  • Strong people leadership skills

This is a great opportunity to be involved in various major projects within a dynamic and fast paced environment. If you possess strong Project Management experience please apply by following the links. If you have any questions before applying online then please contact Laura Cooper on laura.cooper@macquarie.com

About us

Macquarie Asset Management (MAM; formerly known as Macquarie Funds Group) is a full-service asset manager, offering a diverse range of products including securities investment management, infrastructure and real asset management, and fund and equity-based structured products.

MAM comprises the following three divisions:
• Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
• Macquarie Investment Management
• Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions.

Find out more about Macquarie at www.macquarie.com/about

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Advertised: 10 Aug 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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