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Alanna Mulcair

Alanna has over 8 years Financial Services recruitment experience at a management level. She is a highly motivated, conscientious and dedicated individual with huge focus on Client/Candidate relationship management.

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Project Manager (Fixed Term 12 month Contract)

Dublin South, Dublin
€150000 - €180000 per annum Pension VHI Life Assurance Bon

Project Manager ( Pensions ) - Fixed Term Contract

Salary €170k (Benefits include Bonus, Health Care, Life Assurance, Pension, Paid holidays)

My Client a leading global advisory broking and solutions company is looking for a Project Manager to work on a Fixed Term Contract. The primary focus is on the management and delivery of the Project. The key deliverable will be the transfer of 59 clients from a legacy to a new pensions administration system, as well as delivery of required outputs to support legislative compliance.

The successful candidate will play an essential role in leading the project, managing a 15 person project team to deliver required outcomes within project timescales.

The successful candidate will co-ordinate and provide guidance across a number of workstreams spanning two lines of business and at times 3rd parties. Ensuring comprehensive plans are in place setting out the full end to end scope of the project. They will ideally have Project Management experience gained in a similar environment. The role is client facing and will involve organising and participating in planning, requirement and business technical workshops.

Location is flexible with the ability to work from home.


  • Achieve project delivery deadlines within scope and budget. Ensure out of scope activity is identified and additional costs managed with the client.
  • Drive high quality project governance, risk and issue management.
  • Deliver quality updates on programme delivery status to the Steering Committee.
  • Participation in workshops.
  • Co-ordinate internal resources, on and offshore, for the execution of the project delivery plans.
  • Identify and efficiently resolve issues identifying solutions which will enable projects to be effectively delivered in accordance with client requirements.
  • Creation and tracking of project plans.
  • Management of project change requests, RAID's, budgets and of project resource demand.
  • Relationship management with clients.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Develop and enhance the project methodology.


  • Understanding of occupational pensions (an advantage).
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager.
  • Prince2 experience / qualification preferred.
  • Proven work experience of delivering technical changes to support Regulatory.
  • Highly organized, motivated individual with excellent communication skills and strong team skills.
  • Analytical thinker with creative problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven leadership experience in achieving successful project outcomes.
  • Ability to lead cross functional teamwork in and across teams and organizations.
  • Ability to identify potential issues and dependencies early.
  • Quickly facilitates mitigation plans, alternative approaches and communication of risks.

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This position was pPosted on 14 Jan 2022

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