Project Manager – Client Implementations (Temporary Assignment of 6 months) - Saint Cloud Cedex - 9612BR

The role is a Limited duration employment to cover a maternity leave.

The role will be focused on managing Enterprise Risk Management software implementation projects for European insurers, with an initial emphasis on solutions for Regulatory Capital Modelling and Solvency II compliance. The role sits within the PMO function within ERS Insurance, and requires collaborative working with a range of other internal stakeholders.

This is a client facing role and strong client management skills are essential. The Project Manager must successfully align stakeholder expectations and provide a robust approach for jointly managing issues.

The role also provides the opportunity to build and manage an implementation services project management team and to champion and embed a Project Management culture across the various Insurance services teams.

The Project Manager will be joining a fast growing business within a top tier global ERM software provider to the banking and insurance industries, with opportunities for development and for driving challenging and rewarding projects to successful outcomes.

A willingness to engage, learn and contribute to the functional and technical challenges on client projects is a must. This is a great opportunity to gain rapid exposure to blue chip clients while helping a new team develop its implementation and deployment processes.

As Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing the implementation and all aspects of client deliverables.

  • Managing delivery of concurrent software implementation projects to include;

    • Data mapping of source systems to our RiskFoundation Data mart

    • Modelling of Assets and Liabilities within our RiskIntegrity solution

    • Validating Asset and Liability cash flows

    • Projection of economic scenarios

    • Configuring the calculation engine

    • Populating, troubleshooting and explaining Quantitative Reporting Templates

  • Managing delivery partner input to the project. A variety of partner models are used by Moody’s Analytics and this will need to be managed for each project.

  • Liaison and consultation with the client to determine scope and requirements

  • Take ownership of the project. Identify project risks, plan, organize and manage the deliverables across the project lifecycle. Manage against project budgets and balance staffing requirements across a number of concurrent projects.

  • Managing the client’s expectations and managing the communication to and from the client. This also includes identifying & escalating client-side risks

  • Coordinate activities with clients, internal teams and within ERS Insurance, tracking progress of development against plan and budget. Alerting senior management of issues that might impact successful on-time / on-budget delivery

  • Coordination of post implementation support as necessary

  • Obtaining client acceptance upon successful completion of the project

  • Actively oversee and manage all functional requirements, functional specifications, technical specifications, test plans and user acceptance tests for assigned projects

  • Responsible for ensuring communication between internal and external technical teams, also including partner and subcontractors, throughout the projects lifecycle from pre-sales to inception, execution and close.

  • Collaborate with colleagues in ERS Insurance to share knowledge, provide support and cover for when needed

  • Develop content for the PMO team e.g. templates, presentations, documentation for both external and internal use

  • Contribute developments to our software implementation services offering

  • You will also be responsible for Cross projects PMO tasks (resource allocation, project portfolio review, Lob Dashboards, …)

ERS Insurance is responsible for developing and delivering ERM software to the Insurance, Pensions & Wealth Management industries.

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  • BSc in Computer Sciences / IT / Engineering or similar is preferred

  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. Prince 2, MSP, PMI certification (e.g. PMP®), IPMA certification, certified Scrum Master)

  • A strong client focused orientation with the drive and enthusiasm required to achieve results and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Strong track record of successful and timely delivery of software implementation projects (experience of the vendor side an advantage)

  • Project management experience in an insurance environment or financial software organisation serving insurers (experience related to Regulatory Capital and/or Solvency II projects an advantage)

  • Experience in managing remote teams

  • Experience in managing vendor relationships

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate complex business and technical concepts to a wide audience.

  • The ability to actively oversee and manage all Functional Requirements, Functional Specifications, Technical Specifications, Test Plans and User Acceptance Testing for assigned projects.

  • Fluency in French & English is essential.


Technical

  • Understanding of technical concepts, development techniques, operating systems and database subsystems such as Oracle and SQL Server preferred

  • Understanding of solvency and capital calculation processes preferred

  • Experience of managing Data Mapping between systems of financial and risk data an advantage

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.