Job description Posted 08 July 2022

IT Project Manager


01/09/2022-end of June 2023

Regional IT team is part of Technology Services Europe (HSBC Technology UK) and provides various IT Services to HSBC markets across Europe, including but not limited to full life-cycle software manufacturing, deployment and support services as well as change management.

Job Description

IT Project Managers are accountable for successful delivery of Technology projects and ensuring benefits realisation. Project outputs may form part of a technology-based change programme, delivery of a technology-only Programme, or may be standalone. The scope of projects may be global and may span multiple HSBC business areas

The Project Management role will hold most or all of these responsibilities:

•    Managing the project approach, building stakeholder buy-in around the project plan, commitments and changes

•    Supporting Technology teams to manage delivery proactively, balancing scope, schedule, resourcing, dependencies, communications and budgets

•    Providing management to maintain a focus on how the project aligns to wider programme objectives, where appropriate, and to the change portfolio across HSBC

•    Managing, monitoring and reporting progress, issues, dependencies and risks to the programme management, internal stakeholders and/or steering committees. Making recommendations to influence decision-making in order to maintain progress towards delivery and benefits realisation

•    Enforcing process discipline and improvements in areas of expertise, such as disciplined agile software delivery, production support processes, or continuous DevOps pipelines development

•    Helping with the development and running of the programme management office or project management practice

•    Ensuring adherence to standard controls and drives teams to achieve compliance and framework, capability management, security controls and technology architecture designs

•    Establishing effective governance and controls, in line with Business Transformation Framework, and co-ordinating cross DevOps and cross Global Business/Global Functions delivery


•    Excellent knowledge of project lifecycle

•    Extensive knowledge of IT software solutions

•    Proven experience in a business operations environment and/or an IT role; 

•    Excellent understanding of how technology adds value to the business and ultimately the end customer;

•    Demonstrated ability to rapidly build relationships with key stakeholders;

•    Communication and interpersonal skills, including the capacity to articulate the case for IT investments and alternatives in business language;

•    Strong commercial orientation, appreciating the business usage of systems developed;

•    Excellent planning and organisation skills;

•    Self-motivation and initiative;

•    Desire and commitment to make a difference

•    Dynamic and willing to challenge the status quo

•    Be able to enforce the quality policies and processes used in the HSBC Group;

•    Awareness on data transformation and full cycle of data integrity checks will be valued