Project Manager

Want to join a fast-growing international fintech company? Become a Project Manager at five°degrees.

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is an Amsterdam-based Fintech, currently developing a cloud-native core banking platform to create banking as it should be. We combine state-of-the-art technology and sound financial knowledge to create unique digital solutions for today’s banks and for people who like banking to be quick and easy.   

With 150+ employees in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Reykjavik, Frankfurt and Serbia, we have a broad spectrum of different cultures and are growing.   

Our mission is to provide banks and financial service providers with a way to bridge the gap between the old and the new world by adopting digitization and automation. We achieve this by offering a cloud native core banking platform.  

We have a learning mindset and aim to continuously improve ourselves and our own way of working. 

how we do it.

Your future colleagues are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as is proven in the results of the Staff Involvement Survey. Our company culture is open, transparent, and collaborative. Be part of a team where everyone makes a real contribution to our customers’ success.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results! Even in the current lockdown, we stay connected, have regular company-wide meetings and make sure you feel appreciated.

your role.

As Project Manager, you are (and feel) responsible for the in-time execution and successful implementation of our five°degrees product(s). We have international clients who can be located anywhere in the world.

During execution, you are the main point of contact for the client, our development teams in Iceland, Portugal and Serbia, our consultants and other parties. During the project, you manage and motivate your team to perform at a high standard. To successfully finalize the project you monitor the progress, make sure we deliver on time and within budget.

what you'll do.

  • Management of the project conforms to the contract.
  • Set up, monitor and continuously fine-tune project planning.
  • Set up project governance and report to the client.
  • Daily contact with the client on ongoing business.
  • Manage the expectation from the client.
  • You work closely with the account- and delivery management within five°degrees.
  • You do not only lead the project from a project perspective, but you feel responsible as well.

who you are.

  • You have at least 10 years of relevant (IT) experience, preferably at a financial institution, software vendor or consultancy.
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and project management methodologies, preferably Agile/Scrum.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations for the financial sector is a plus.
  • You have knowledge of and experience with the (primary) process of banking, and especially the customer service processes in an online environment.
  • You are socially strong and a good communicator at all levels, as well as within your project team, our clients and internally within five°degrees.
  • You are customer-oriented and able to build long-lasting relationships with your customers without losing five°degrees' interest.
  • You are able to balance the satisfaction of the client and a profitable project.
  • You have strong analytical skills, have a conceptual level of thinking combined with practical application of solutions to the customer.
  • You have a hands-on, practical and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours.
  • You are also willing to (occasionally) travel and work internationally.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills.

what we offer.

  • All the basics like a competitive monthly salary and great hardware
  • A mobile phone of your choosing.
  • Plenty of space for personal development.
  • A multi-cultural international working environment.
  • A great team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Excellent benefits like a retirement plan and disability plan.
  • Mutual flexibility.
  • A warm workplace that promotes equal opportunity and values inclusion and diversity.

and once the current social restrictions are over:

  • Travel allowance.
  • A cool office workspace, easily accessible with public transport.
  • Drinks, snacks and fruit.
  • A fun environment with many social events per month

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Summary

  • Company: five°degrees
  • Location: The Netherlands
  • Employment contract: Full-time