Project Manager / IT Business Analyst - CDI - H/F-(H/F)

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 20 May 19

Project Manager / IT Business Analyst - CDI - H/F-(H/F)


Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS), the Securities business line of Société Générale is one of the first administrators and custodians of Undertakings for Collective Investment (UCI) in Luxembourg. It offers a full range of securities services to institutional clients: compensation, cash management services, custody and depositary bank, fund administration and asset servicing, services and transfer agent services to issuers.


As a Project Manager / IT Business Analyst with strong Transfer Agency (using MFTA software) experience, you provide strategic and operational management across a portfolio of projects.

Your role will be to be a key interface between the operational teams and the development teams. Your responsibilities will include, among others:

  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget;
  • Lead the project team to deliver new or existing projects;
  • Be responsible for the whole project lifecycle from the project plan elaboration to on time and above customer expectations delivery of the solution;
  • Initiate and participate to project meetings and quality audits;
  • Organize all required boards, workshops, meetings management;
  • Elaborate the meeting minutes;
  • Present and report the progress of the project in a clear and structured manner ;
  • Achieve target margin on the project ;
  • Follow up of procedures and deliverables;
  • Make budget forecasting and follow up;
  • Documentation management;
  • Risks' & issues' process support;
  • Collect initial high level users' & technical requirements;
  • Prepare potential IT project plans & associated documents;
  • Validate assumptions with key stakeholders;
  • Coordinate project communications, both internal and external;
  • Closely guard the agreed project scope ;
  • Elaborate the team planning keeping in mind a given set of deadlines ;
  • Mitigate and prevent project risks ;
  • Motivate team members;
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with the customer and with your team Analysis and understanding of business needs;
  • Help to formalize these needs in "Business Requirements";
  • Help to translate requirements into technical specifications for your IT team;
  • Verify the operational feasibility of a service request;
  • Design and apply Test Strategy and participate actively in testing during the testing phase;
  • Notify of potential defects to the relevant teams;
  • Provide functional support post production;
  • Deliver documentation and reporting;
  • Organize transversal relationship with all other business units;
  • Promote IT systems;
  • Be a cross player who keeps an objective view on current processes and organization;
  • Be proactive in identifying areas for improvement (process enhancements), analyzing, problem-solving, monitoring implementation, assisting with development, maintenance and quality of services; Coordinate actions related to client requests; provides technical knowledge in IT/Business meetings;
  • Familiar with the usual tools and procedures of a Bank : Knowledge in Straight Through Process (STP), Equalization factor processing, EXP AG, TA system (Multifonds MFTA/MFGI), Trailer fees ; Registration ; Collection and Transitory Accounts; Triple A; MIFID; Swift.


  • Master Degree (in Computer Sciences or Economic);
  • Minimum of 5 years of TA experience;
  • Excellent command of French and English;
  • Good knowledge of MFTA/MFGI ;
  • General knowledge of the fund industry (and the players in the fund industry) ;
  • Very good knowledge of the day-to-day Transfer Agent business ;
  • Very good transversal knowledge of the Transfer Agent business ;
  • Good knowledge of IT related subjects (SQL, PL-SQL, JAVA environment, Working in a Agile Environment will be considered as an asset) ;
  • You want to learn and share your knowledge with others ;
  • You like to alternate self-employment and teamwork ;
  • You are capable to think out of the box and maintain in the meantime a pragmatic approach;
  • Strong organization skills and quality focused ;
  • Strong time management and communication skills ;
  • Ability to work under pressure ;
  • Demonstrate and maintain team spirit ;
  • Conscientious and accurate working attitude ;
  • Strong proven knowledge of project and program methodologies;
  • Problem solver with a positive attitude;
  • Able to multitask and prioritize effectively;
  • Able to work well in a deadline based environment;
  • Confident in motivating a team;
  • Good communicator with a creative mindset;
  • Have an eye for detail and quality ;
  • You have a cultural openness and adaptability, you are rigorous and customer oriented;
  • You have good analytical skills
  • Position not subject to MIF II.


The successful candidate can expect to work in a dynamic environment which is both challenging and rewarding in a long-established financial institution in Luxembourg.

Our Recruitment process:

The short-listed candidates will be invited to perform a reasoning test, a personality questionnaire and to one or more face to face interviews in order to discuss about their experience, skills and values. In order to finalize the recruitment process, the selected candidate will have to present a certain number of supporting documents before his integration (copy of diplomas, proof of previous jobs, and possibly an extract of the criminal record (bulletin n ° 3 for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg).