Global Head of Project Management Practice (M/F)

MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange

Posted:

July 2021

Location

Paris

Start Date:

Immediate 

Type of Contract:

Permanent

Who Are We?

As independent experts in global fund distribution, MFEX offers a complete solution for fund companies and distributors. MFEX is one of the leading B2B fund platforms.

Over 350 institutional clients (including banks and insurance companies) use MFEX to access one of the world's largest range of funds with 80,000 funds from over 950 fund companies. MFEX offers complete transparency between distributors and fund companies.

 

The MFEX Group is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in Paris, Luxembourg, London, Geneva, Kuala Lumpur, Milan, Madrid, Umea, Hong Kong and Singapore, MFEX is now active in 52 countries on 5 continents with more than 300 employees.

 

MFEX France (Paris) is seeking a Global Head of Project Management Practice.

 

Fast growing development of the company calls for a strong transversal program and project management capacity. As a leading player, MFEX is expected to deliver high quality service not only from a BAU standpoint but also from a change management standpoint, whether it is about new client integration, platform enhancement, new services, roll out or regulatory/market driven evolution, or digital transformation. In a global, fast changing environment, alignment among all stakeholders is a key success factor.

What You Will Be Responsible For ( but not limited to )

Reports into the COO which requires close coordination with IT, Engineering, and Product teams.

 

Design and roll out project management best practices to improve time to market, quality of project delivery, and budget optimization.

Develop and maintain a team of project management experts and secure coordination and common culture across the company and the various locations.

 

Project and program management role:

  • Project scoping and framing

  • Project organization and governance

  • Timeline and budget management

  • Reporting and decision-making support

  • Change management

Coordination of Global Project Management Practice:

  • Recruit (internally and externally) and manage a team of experienced project managers

  • Oversee training of the team

  • Coordinate and maintain transversal project roadmap

  • Coordinate with IT and Product Departments

Ensure methodology and best practices:

  • Introduce and maintain project methodologies (agile)

  • Maintain and roll-out library of best practices and project management processes and tools

What You Bring With You

  • Bachelor +5 or a university degree from a reputable institution

  • More than 8 years of professional experience in project management within financial services, management consulting or in-house consulting

  • Demonstrated ability to define projects, translate it into actionable plans and manage implementation

  • Experience in change management and process improvement, conflict resolution and people management skills

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and planning skills

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills (business English is mandatory, French a plus)

  • Positive attitude and team player with the ability to self-motivate

  • Reliable, flexible, and dynamic

  • Very good command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

We Offer

Attractive and flexible working environment in a fast-growing international company.

If you are interested, please send your application with the refernce PM/2021 07

to : sebastien.cretier@mfex.com / agnes.leduc@mfex.com