Senior Payments Project Manager (French Speaking)

  • Job Reference: LH116
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2019
  • Recruiter: ShareForce Ltd
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £85,000 to £95,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £85k - 95k per year + Extensive benefits 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
  • Sector: FinTech
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Payments Project Manager to join a leading FinTech, working at the cutting edge of the European payments industry. The French speaking Payments Project Manager will have proven experience of end-to-end management of technical client engagements, senior stakeholder management and Agile, feature based product delivery with typical budgets exceeding £1m. This role is based out of the London office and client site (Paris or London). This opportunity also offers a key role in the further development of the European Payments Team.


  • Acting as client interface between technology teams and the client
  • Build effective working relationships with both delivery and business development organisations with the objective of seeking opportunities to add value to the end client
  • Managing all aspects of project delivery including project planning, resourcing, milestone tracking, commercial management and customer satisfaction
  • Providing pragmatic project management guidance to clients and colleagues

Skills and Experience required:

  • Full life-cycle project management experience, reflected in industry related certifications, from initial opportunity through to requirement development / definition, project mobilisation and commercial negotiation of change requests.
  • Agile (i.e. scrum, Kanban, DSDM) feature-based Product delivery and release management.
  • Familiarity with agile / waterfall blended approaches often found a tier 1 financial institutions.
  • Supporting multiple project resources including blended teams of colleagues, client and partner resources to share knowledge and develop an integrated delivery ethic.
  • Commercial senior stakeholder management and client engagement with a focus on exceptional client satisfaction.
  • Working with disparately located teams (both onshore and offshore) and within multi-vendor scenarios.
  • Financial Services domain knowledge, preferably in the real time payments space either within a bank or central infrastructure.
  • Practical experience of mobilising technology to meet the market dynamics effecting the financial services domain (Risk / Cost / Customer) and payments.
  • Strong team leadership skills, especially in the context of large teams of consulting professionals.
  • Comfortable working in a diverse, innovative, flexible, high ambitious and high growth environment.
  • Fluent in French

Additional Information:

  • Candidates will require the ability to work throughout the European Union
  • This role will be mobile from the London office across Europe and offer extensive travel opportunities
  • All client focused travel and expenses will be covered
  • Salary Offered: £85k - £95k depending on experience
  • Benefits: Extensive benefits including bonus (20%), Pension (10%), healthcare, insurance and paid holidays