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Michiel Wiersema

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Project Manager

As Project Manager your base is at our office in Amsterdam. You are and you feel responsible for the in-time execution and successful implementation of the five°degrees solution.

During project execution you are the sole point of contact for the client, our development teams in Iceland and Serbia, our implementation consultants and other parties. During a project you manage your colleagues and motivate them to perform at a high standard. You monitor the project’s progress and make sure we deliver on time and within budget.

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is a financial technology provider delivering next generation banking software to retail and private banks. Our clients are retail banks, asset managers, online savings banks and greenfield operations in the financial services industry. 

Our industry-proven and award-winning Matrix digital banking platform offers fully automated banking services supporting any segment, product or channel through a rich mid-office environment, and connecting to any (legacy) back-office system. Our products operate in a fully automated model with an unparalleled level of self service at every touch point giving both customers and banks real-time insight and control in the process. The cutting-edge web-based Mid office portal offers benefits in terms of efficiency in adapting new business processes on the go. The open API services platform integrates with any external system or service e.g. checks, passport validations, personal finance modules, AML, risk, or any external banking service that is required. Our clients run the technology in pre-defined flavors: full retail and SME banking, savings bank, private banking or micro finance.

and we do it with high quality.

five°degrees is a 3-time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category. Our product and setup have won multiple awards globally.

how we do it.

Colleagues at five°degrees are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as shown in the Staff Involvement Survey. Last year we were in the top 10 best employers for companies in the category of up to 100 staff members, according to Effectory and Intermediair.

The culture in our company is characterized as open, transparent and collaborative.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results! We have monthly activities with our teams in all locations and, of course, there's the daily group lunch we have in our office.

your role.

  • Set up, monitor and continuously fine-tune project planning and execution.
  • Work according to the five°degrees project governance and report to the client as well as the internal organization.
  • Have daily contact with the client about ongoing business.
  • Not only lead the project, but  also feel responsible for its content.

desired skills.

  • You have at least 10 years of relevant (IT) experience, preferably at a financial institution, a software vendor or as a consultant for various clients.
  • You possess a diploma at bachelor level or higher. An IT or economically-oriented education and/or a master‘s degree is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and project management methodologies, preferably Agile/Scrum.
  • You have knowledge of and experience with the (primary) processes of banking companies, and especially the customer service processes in an online environment.
  • You have knowledge of IT architectures in a banking environment.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations for the financial sector is a plus.
  • The work environment is international therefore, a standard of English and Dutch is required, both oral and written.
  • You are also willing to travel and work internationally.
  • You are socially strong and a good communicator at all levels, both within your project team and with our clients. You are customer-oriented and able to build long-lasting relationships with your customers.
  • You are able to balance the satisfaction of the client and a profitable project.
  • You have strong analytical skills and a conceptual level of thinking combined with practical application of solutions to the customer.
  • You have a hands-on, practical and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Projects have a varying workload so you are also flexible.
  • You feel comfortable with the core values of Five Degrees: ambitious, reliable and refreshing.

five°degrees provides excellent company benefits.

  • Competitive salary.
  • Travel allowance.
  • Professional workspace with a laptop.
  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working closely in a team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Lots of fun and plenty of space for personal development.
  • The office is located close to public transport so it is easily accessible.
  • Free healthy lunch which is made with fresh ingredients every day by our lovely chef. Drinks, snacks and fruit are also available.
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