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Job Title: Project / Programme Manager

Department: Product

Reports to: Head of Product

Location: IOM

Our client is an innovative payment solution spearheading innovation in payment

technology. They specialise in providing the perfect eWallet and payment device

solutions used by more than 1,000,000 customers in 180 countries.

They bring together a team of tenacious thought-leaders, re-imagining the business

model of payment services and pushing the boundaries and capabilities of a

payment app, and who strive to create an excellent ongoing customer experience.

With offices in the UK, the Isle of Man, Malta, Lithuania and Costa Rica, they also

have people in Spain, Costa Rica, India, Malta, Canada, Israel, their team is

multicultural, and their workspace is a place for creativity, change, innovation and

collaboration. They employ people who think outside the box, share ideas without

restrictions, take pride in supporting the wider team, and are not afraid to ask


The Role

The Project Manager is accountable for planning and co-ordinating resources,

preparing budgets, monitoring progress, driving projects forward and keeping

stakeholders informed throughout the project lifecycle. The role will manage a

number of concurrent strategic projects.

Key Tasks:

• Plan and Develop the project idea.

• Monitor Project progress and set deadlines.

• Ensure Stakeholder satisfaction.

• Co-ordinate resource between Teams / Squads.

• Unblock activities that have stalled.

• Own and drive the project from A – Z.

• Clearly document plans and make individuals accountable.




• Preferred (Not Required) – Degree qualified in related subject.

• Understanding of Waterfall and Agile methodologies (Preferably Certified in one or


• Understanding of all aspects of IT. Including Network, Operating Systems, Databases,



• Experience working in the Finance sector and familiar with the Agile methodology of

software development. Minimum 5 years in a similar role.

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

• Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

• Ability to work well independently, set goals, be versatile and demonstrate initiative

when needed.

• Experience with Atlassian’s Jira and Confluence toolset.

Attributes and Behaviours:

• Analytical thinking – able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into

component parts explore and evaluate them systematically.

• Strategic thinking – able to identify a vision along with the plans, which need to be

implemented to meet the end goal, evaluating situations, decisions, and issues in the

short, medium, and long term.

• Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to

convince others. Adapts to the situation and can draw from a range of strategies to

persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.

• Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of

styles, tools, and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the


• Managing relationships and team working – able to build and maintain effective

working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be

part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.

• Keeps pace with change – acquires knowledge/skills as the business develops.

Salary: NA

Job Summary

Isle of Man
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