Job description Posted 01 August 2022

Senior Project Manager – Risk & Compliance Transformation

Up to £550p/d PAYE / £714.08 p/d Umbrella 


Contract until end of February 2023

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC, and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further. We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Senior Project Manager.


Role Summary

The Compliance Strategic Plan articulates the ambition to set industry leading standards for Compliance risk management with the use of advanced capabilities providing more targeted and real time advice and insights. For Financial Crime risks, delivered through the Intelligence Led Financial Crime Risk Management (ILFCRM) Programme. The technology platform that underpins ILFCRM, the Dynamic Risk Assessment ultimately aims to serve as the primary Financial Crime Detection tool for the group.

The Programme is working towards live dates for a number of countries towards the end of 2022:

  • Go Live in Mexico (for WPB and CMB)
  • Go Live in Singapore (for WPB and CMB)
  • Start Operational Readiness Testing in Hong Kong (stretch target)
  • Start Operational Readiness Testing in US (stretch target)

Global Transformation Senior Project Managers plan, mobilise and direct projects of high complexity and scale from project definition to closure. They are responsible for the end-to-end planning and delivery of one or more projects proactively balancing scope, schedule, budget, risks, team, outcomes and benefits. Projects can be standalone or form part of a programme. They are responsible for deploying Global Transformation Project Management Framework and other Global Transformation Business Change Framework within their project. They work closely with the Programme Manager to ensure alignment of their project with the wider change portfolio and the Group Strategy, Values and Behaviours. Senior Project Managers will often play a people / team management role within the projects / programmes they work on. As members of the Global Transformation management team, they may also have line or assignment management responsibility for a group of more junior resources i.e., Alongside project delivery responsibilities, the Senior Project Manager may have a line responsibility for a pool of Project Managers (people management, performance management, resource management and professional development).



  • A thorough understanding of the purpose, values, culture and fundamentals of the Global Transformation
  • Outstanding understanding of HSBC Group structures, processes and objectives
  • Strong understanding of banking / HSBC and understanding of how change drives benefits for HSBC, its customers and other stakeholders
  • Very strong knowledge of the external environment – regulatory, political, competitors etc.

· Understanding of the delivery organisations within HSBC – global mindset, understanding of delivery partners etc.





  • Senior PM with at least 5+ years’ experience
  • Financial Crime experience is a MUST
  • Strong delivery experience background
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Proven ability to work across regions whilst maintaining a global perspective
  • Demonstration of commerciality with strong financial acumen
  • Proven ability to work with senior stakeholders and business sponsors
  • Evidence of ability to make key strategic decisions
  • Delivery of large-scale complex programmes at pace, developing high performing interchanging teams to support delivery at each stage
  • Strong people and team management experience
  • Proven implementation, change management and benefits realisation experience




  • Planning and Plan Management
  • Portfolio Definition and Planning
  • Process Re-engineering
  • Risk and Issues Management
  • Global Mind-set
  • Decision Making
  • Commerciality
  • Lead Self and Others
  • Business Analysis and Design
  • Business Case and Benefits Realisation
  • Change and Implementation Management
  • Financial and Budget Management
  • Tracking, Reporting and Governance
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Impactful communication
  • Resource and Team Management
  • Delivery at Pace
  • Embracing change
  • Achieving excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Problem solving and Critical Thinking
  • Consultancy
  • Innovation and Idea Management


  • Prince2 - Optional
  • PMP training or Certification - Desirable
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) - Desirable
  • Any relevant local banking qualifications such as ACIB (Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers)


If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information, please contact me on