ASCENTOR Direct Search & Interim Management

Project Management Officer

Bucharest (City) (RO)
24 Oct 2019
24 Nov 2019
Industry sector
Information & Technology
Contract Type
Full Time
25% to 50%

On behalf of our client, a leading company that provides solutions for online payment, we are recruiting a Project Management and Change Management Officer.

Global leader in seamless payment, our client provides smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels: in-store, online and on mobile. Trusted partner of major financial institutions, service providers, global retailers and small merchants, our client has a global footprint to provide multi-local solutions.

The company's initiative is to set up a multi-functional shared service center in Bucharest to centralize the Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Procurement support functions of the company's EMEA region.

Are you keen to take new challenges, develop your abilities and your career? Do you want to be part of our core team starting together the great adventure of building and developing from scratch the EMEA Shared Service Center? Then this is the right place for you!

Your tasks:

  • You will report directly to the company's Global Business Services Vice-President
  • Preparation of Steering Committee and Governance design and execution
  • Centralize qualitative and quantitative information on project performance for the preparation and production of weekly project reports for internal management purposes
  • Ensuring tasks accomplishment in time by various stakeholders ( Global Business Services; Controllers; HR; IT etc.) and Third Parties
  • Work closely with Global Business Services team to devise, develop and deliver appropriate and proportionate systems to evaluate key activities at project level
  • Ensure that information recorded in both electronic and hard copy meets with internal and external audit standards
  • Ensure detailed project, implementation and action plans are created for the duration of each project as appropriate
  • Ensure projects have requirements documented and agreed to ensure that project activity meets agreed project objectives 
  • Ensure monitoring of project progress is timely and accurate and enables Sponsors and stakeholders have visibility and sufficient information to make the required decisions
  • Ensure risks, issues and dependencies are being recorded, monitored and proactively managed to minimize disruption to successful delivery
  • Deliver an effective and timely schedule of project communications liaising with the relevant sponsors and stakeholders
  • Devise, produce and implement new systems and processes to optimize more effective project management as required and within the framework of the Project Delivery Approach
  • Ensure standardized and relevant document templates are available from a central repository for both the PMO and business project team members
  • Encourage knowledge transfer and lessons learnt activities to drive best practice
  • Liaise closely with Global Business Services team to ensure accurate & robust budget monitoring against project plan
  • Track and monitor benefits realization against planned targets

Your qualifications:

  • PMO experience of minimum 3 years, at least with experience in change management
  • Bachelor and Master degree, preferable in Finance/ Management
  • Recognized formal project management qualification (PMP or other) represents an advantage
  • Dynamic, approachable, accountable and available
  • Open-minded and ‘can-do’ attitude which encourages innovation, embraces change and displays resilience against adversity
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word); experience working with Project Management tools
  • English (fluent - spoken and written); French of other foreign languages will be a plus
  • Willing to travel and free to do so on request
  • Team management experience with the ability to manage and motive virtual or matrix project teams
  • Ability to juggle different priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure
  • Able to focus on a clear goal in all actions and decisions and openly articulate this to the project team
  • Participate fully as a team member in building an atmosphere of openness, honesty, respect, cooperation


For additional details do not hesitate to contact Bianca Huzum at 

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