Initiative Lead (Senior Project Manager)
ANZ New Zealand
Wellington, NZ
5d ago
  • One of New Zealand’s largest technology shops, with the opportunity to work across a large and diverse set of initiatives and technologies.
  • Role working across platforms in the Payments, Wholesale and Switching Tech area.
  • Showcase your Project Management skills and knowledge of the NZ Banking Industry. Flexible work options!
  • About the Role

    We are looking for a Project Manager / Initiative Lead to join our Wellington Fraud and ATM (Automated Teller Machine / Kiosk) team that is responsible for supporting and maintaining the applications that support our Fraud monitoring tool and ATM Front End processing for ANZ NZ Bank.

    As an Initiative lead, you will set a vision for initiatives and the delivery of outcomes for a team within the Fraud and ATM Front End platform.

    These initiatives can range from upgrades to applications and / or infrastructure components, or functional changes to support our business needs within Fraud and ATM channels.

    In this role you will have the opportunity to :

  • Join our Fraud and ATM Front End Platform and be a key contributor to the delivery of Fraud and ATM initiatives
  • Have a strategic view for an initiative and a clear understanding and plan in place for interdependencies, and facilitating a clear understanding of delivery goals across ANZ
  • Establish and strengthen partnerships with business and technology stakeholders, enabling business strategic objectives to be achieved
  • Focus on key success measures, which is delivery of business value
  • Embed agile principles into planning, design and build, ensuring frequent releases of high quality and value for the business
  • Implement continuous improvement, and a culture of empowerment
  • Foster an environment of collaboration, trust and support
  • Facilitate collaboration across Technology & Business Areas to ensure teams have a shared understanding of each feature and the expected end-to-end behaviour
  • Based on the priorities, track cross-team dependencies & work with Tech Areas to build features in parallel
  • Ensure budgets and contractual constraints are known, managed & communicated
  • Manage Issues & Risks, Action Plans and recommendations to Governance bodies
  • Role Location : Wellington

    Role Type : Permanent, full-time opportunity

    Hours : Standard business hours with plenty of flexibility

    About You

    You will be an accomplished Senior Project Manager with a background in enterprise scale operations and delivery in a highly complex environment.

    As well as being fully comfortable working in an Agile environment, you will be adept at managing conflicting or challenging work streams through adept team and stakeholder management.

    To grow and be successful in this role, you will be / bring the following :

  • A proven track record as a Senior Project Manager / Initiative Lead
  • Ideally have worked in the banking technology environment
  • A proven track record of effectively managing project budget, schedule, quality, reporting, and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills the ability to effectively influence and communicate with all stakeholders
  • Strong quality assurance knowledge and experience
  • Experience with risk, issue and dependency management
  • Sound understanding of application development
  • Proven problem-solving ability and the ability to work individually as well as within a team environment
  • Advantageous skills and experience

  • A natural curiosity and a desire to learn, share knowledge and collaborate with others
  • Knowledge of or experience working with the delivery frameworks
  • Working knowledge of software development in DevOps and Agile environments
  • Previous experience within financial services
  • Some of our other benefits include :

  • Various leave options, including family Leave, parental Leave (26 weeks fully paid), lifestyle Leave
  • Staff Banking and Insurance benefits
  • Dedicated online learning & development portal to develop your skills and career
  • Southern Cross Health Insurance
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