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The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Pega Project Leader.

Your role: 

You will work for the team in charge of the implementation, support and maintenance of group packaged applications. We are looking for an IT Project Manager with design/architect skills, specialised in the PEGA deliveries.

As a Project Manager:

  • You lead the implementation of the Know-Your-Customer project under the PEGA platform, following the SCRUM methodology
  • You define the overall project governance and organisation, the deliverable scope and the associated responsibilities, together with the Product Owner;
  • You oversee the business, technical, organizational, management and financial aspects of the project, ensuring that the project remains under control and reaches its Business objectives
  • You regularly report project progress at all levels, including Product Owner, senior management and sponsor/client;
  • You coordinate a team of outsourced specialists (including the Scrum master) to implement project tasks.
  • You coordinate the internal IT team in charge of the development of the back-end services
  • You coordinate the intenal infrastrcture team to ensure delivey of all required components
  • You manage contracts with the external suppliers with the support of Corporate Procurement
  • You ensure that the approach taken by the external providers is as per PEGA best practices
  • You manage projects using stable project management processes, strategy and frameworks;
  • You assist Product Owner to gain organizational buy-in where required; maintains and follows-up throughout the project;
  • You autonomously deal with tensions and disputes, looking for consensus and benefit for the company.

Additionnally:

  • You will prepare the second PEGA pilot project (Case management), so defining timeframe, budget, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements and suppor the Business with the preparation;
  • You will support the company in the setup of its PEGA Center of Excellence.

Your profile: 

Technical skills:

  • Experience as Project Manager (10+ years)
  • Experience Pega implementation (5+ years)
  • Experience in Pega KYC implementation (at least 2 projects delivered)
  • Scrum and relevant project management certifications
  • Experience in architecture/design of packaged applications
  • Proven experience in offshore deliveries and Scrum engagements
  • Knowledge of basic IT principles (system integration, data management, File Transfer, ETL, networking, ...)
  • MS Office

Soft skills:

  • You are Customer minded
  • You are proactive and able to think out of the box
  • You have good organizational skills and the capacity to work autonomously;
  • You can build constructive relationships with all stakeholders, both inside and outside of the firm;
  • You are committed to accuracy and completeness
  • You have good analytical skills
  • You demonstrate good communication and negotiation skills
  • You are able to write and complete documents in a clear/structured way
  • You speak/write English fluently, French or Dutch is an asset

We offer: 

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

 

Interested ?

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