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Senior Project Manager

  • London OR Dublin
  • Corda Business Unit
  • Full-time
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We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join an amazing group of technologists, industry experts and thought leaders who will bring high quality project delivery expertise and discipline to CBDC team. As Senior Project Manager you will apply best practices, continuously think about how we can improve our technical and engineering project delivery and work closely with our internal technical teams to ensure that we are delivering software to the expected time and quality. You are knowledgeable in mainstream project management approaches with a particular specialisation in Agile delivery.
You will have extensive software development project management experience and exhibit a natural passion for getting the most out of the teams you work with. This will complement your strong organisational skills and attention to detail. You will have a strong sense of foresight for potential challenges and risks and devise plans to address and mitigate these, both around the implemented  processes and the delivery ‘machinery’. 
You will have experience working in firms where releases, software development lifecycles and speed-to-market are the back-bone of your work. You will want to delight your colleagues by helping provide them with a high quality project delivery experience. The majority of your project delivery experience will be from working in Agile environments where project managers, product managers, engineers and QA teams work closely together.

What you will be doing:

  • Engage with key stakeholders to identify project objectives and key products to be delivered
  • Agree project plan baseline including scope, key activities, deliverables, milestones, and deadlines
  • Drive project execution; track delivery; monitor and control change, own change management with product managers & pro-actively seek and resolve blockers
  • Ensure team members are informed, have clear goals, and work collaboratively and in partnership with clients and other stakeholders to achieve planned outcomes
  • Record information accurately and consistently using appropriate systems and provide and communicate timely information to relevant parties
  • Manage projects within agreed governance structures and processes, to ensure consistency of approach and efficient use of resources
  • Record risks and potential blockers in the projects and proactively engage stakeholders towards mitigating/finding resolution
  • Conduct progress reviews to give stakeholders confidence that projects will deliver to time and quality
  • Conduct reviews to assess project outcomes and to identify and capture lessons learned to enable continuous improvement. Contribute to the provision of documentation for new or improved processes, products and services and to ensure that good practice is disseminated throughout the organisation

What you will need:

  • Experience delivering enterprise software product/platform – End to End practical knowledge of Software Delivery Lifecycle
  • Experience and proven success in delivering software products to market in an agile software development environment
  • Experience in leading/working in a cross-functional software delivery team (Engineering, Product Management, QA, Technical Writing, DevOps)
  • Deep understanding of project management principles and hands-on experience on multiple project management methodologies (like SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall) as a project manager
  • Adept in managing relationships amongst stakeholders by building confidence and trust with clear professional communications and assured expectation management
  • Proficiency in JIRA it’s a must!

Additional Skills:

  • Prior experience as a Software Developer/Engineer
  • Prior experience in Software Product company
  • Experience of blockchain / distributed ledger technology / multi-party systems
  • Jira administrative skills


At R3, we encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV. We’re always interested in meeting collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

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