UBS Financial Services Project Manager (UBS Career Comeback) in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Been out of the workforce for two or more years and ready to come back? Already built a career in financial services (or in a transferable role) and want to take the next step on your career path?

We recognise the added value that experienced talent brings into our workplace. And we also know that it’s not always easy to find the right work opportunity after a career break. That’s where UBS Career Comeback comes in – to help make the transition back to work a success.

  • Lead an IT project team in the area of credit risk and mobilize their efforts in meeting project commitments

  • Closely partner with the business project lead of the risk change function to deliver technology change as part of major regulatory initiatives

  • Plan and co-ordinate activities across multiple functions such as project management, business analysis, development, quality control, user acceptance testing and production release

  • Demonstrate superior collaboration skills in working closely with clients, sponsors and stakeholders across business and technology, in global locations to ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within budget and in line with client requirements

  • Pro-actively identify and call-out risks to project deliveries and communicate them to the stakeholders

  • Pro-actively identify strategies to mitigate risks and take the lead on resolving issues

  • Clearly understands the demand order book and is able to plan/secure capacity to fulfill the same

  • Provide coaching, guidance and direction setting to the team members, so that team members understand their tasks clearly and act on them efficiently

  • Set realistic and practical goals and milestones and is able to think-through and articulate strategies for achieving these goals

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Contact Details:

UBS AG Recruiting Switzerland

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be part of Zurich PM/BA team of the global Credit Risk IT function of UBS with footprints in all major locations across the globe and responsible for:

  • providing the systems needed by the Investment Bank, Wealth Management and Firmwide Risk to manage Credit Risk exposure of its global Front Office trading functions.

  • providing the systems that ensure Bank's compliance to various regulatory requirements.

Your experience and skills:

Your experience:

  • At a minimum, a degree level qualification and have 10+ years of experience pre-dominantly in software delivery

– A minimum of 5+ years of project management experience, with a background in financial services

  • Experience and knowledge of the Credit Risk domain in Wealth Management is a must

  • Experience of being responsible for significant technology change projects typically with large budgets and staff with a strong focus on meeting project commitments, managing stakeholders

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of a global team

  • Ability to work with multiple delivery teams and manage project priorities

  • Experience of people management and have led teams in the past

You are:

  • A great communicator, with superior inter-personal and negotiation skills

  • Able to engage with people across all levels across global locations

  • Someone who has a \"can do\" attitude

  • You have a flair for technology and are adept at leveraging the latest tools and technologies to increase team productivity and collaboration across dispersed teams

  • Able to challenge the status quo and if required you have the ability to push-back demands from stakeholders

  • Someone with a general ability to pick up information quickly and turn around deliverables under pressure

  • A team player with excellent people management skills

  • Proficient in presentation and analysis techniques and tools (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 174566BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Project Manager (UBS Career Comeback)

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)