Business Project Manager – Investment Funds Services Job at Deutsche Börse – in Cork

Job Description

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Clearstream’s Investment Funds Services is the market-leading provider of fund processing services in Europe and acts as the largest true one-stop-shop in the area of 3rd party funds services. Vestima bundles Clearstream’s entire suite of investment fund services providing order routing, settlement and asset servicing for mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and alternative funds. Clearstream Fund Centre (CFC) offering complements Vestima to include distribution support services and to provide direct access to a fund research solution. This service provides easy and efficient access to more than 400 fund providers worldwide.

Business Management is part of Investment Fund Services (IFS) Business Segment and is responsible for the business performance monitoring framework, management and implementation of business projects across the department.

The Project Manager position is a key role within the Business Management area working with IFS Product and Commercial teams and also externally with Fund Operations and IT teams along with core Clearstream and DBG teams to ensure that the Mission objectives are aligned with the successful delivery of IFS, Clearstream and Deutsche Börse Group Strategic Business Plan and objectives.

The Project Manager is responsible for the following:
Co-management of projects and strategic initiatives of IFS

Development and validation of business plans and financial modelling

Preparation of presentations and analysis papers for IFS management and stakeholders

Guidance/implementation of analysis and various research tasks

Management & delivery of complex multi-stream projects/programme (i.e. one or more projects) in accordance with Project Management Methodology

Early identification & management of internal/external dependencies across the Project/Programme

Coordinate and manage the development and implementation of the business case and financial management to project close out, incl. preparation and presentation at relevant governance reviews

Costs and Budget administration tasks including transfers, purchase orders

Partner with Product Owner, Solutions Delivery Manager to continuously improve governance processes and ways of working and the overall achievement of programme/project outcomes

Accountable for project team adherence to delivery methodology and ensures any deviations are addressed

Collaborate, influence and negotiate across the organisation & externally, including external regulatory bodies and stakeholders

Summary of Key Competencies Required:
Taking on responsibility

Results orientation

Integrated thinking

Problem solving skills

Technical Acumen/Ability

Communication skills

Ability to work in a team


Willingness to learn

Experience, Qualifications & Background Ideally Required

Demonstrated Project Management Interest, Acumen and Experience at a senior level in an international financial services industry environment

Experience of delivery of complex projects and strong presentation skills

Experienced in financial and stakeholder management.

Experience of working on projects through the full delivery life-cycle (from project concept/initiation to closing)

Ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, good knowledge of quantitative tools and methods.

Self Starter, Initiative, Entrepreneurial, Flexible and Motivated; Ability to take the initiative to “achieve results” and be “Client Service Delivery” focused.

Flexible team player in an international environment and organisation culture across geographical locations

Ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders; Ability to motivate others.

Excellent Communicator and effective Interpersonal skills including excellent oral and written English.

Experience with document writing

Strong Collaborator across cross functional teams and silos

Professional experience in the Financial Services industry and in particular the Investment Fund Securities Services an advantage. Theoretical and practical knowledge regarding relevance and functioning of capital markets as well as in-depth understanding of business principles and processes

Desirable attributes

Knowledge of Clearstream Investment Funds Systems systems & processes

Third level qualification

Project Management certification, e.g. PMBOK, PRINCE2

Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following competencies: information technology, creativity/innovation, business analysis, multitasking and service management.

Excellent command of MS office applications

Additional German and French language skills an asset

Company Culture Cork

Our PEOPLE, our focus on RESULTS and Our Commitment to Our CUSTOMERS and COMMUNITY drives Our success. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to understand and apply these four key elements [the building blocks] that shape our culture at Clearstream Cork – People, Customers, Results and Community.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

Guiding principles

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. Our collaborative efforts are defined by integrity, responsibility and transparency as well as by mutual respect and appreciation, both within our organisation and externally.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with colleagues and teams across 40 locations from more than 100 nations

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams and therefore enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.


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