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Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master


Our opportunity


As a Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master, you are responsible for the operational management of distinct mid-size local/regional projects or mid-size projects of a program and ensures that the overall project objectives are clearly defined and met. These projects are characterized by medium complexity, medium change and communications elements and important business impact. Understands and is able to apply different delivery approaches (waterfall, Scrum, ZurichLean) and performs, independently, project management processes to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control as well as close a project in accordance with the Zurich Project Management Framework and the Zurich Risk Policy.


You will be part of Change Delivery Service team within Investment Solutions (Investment Admin & Accounting function).  The team is responsible for the delivery of all changes related to IAA core systems.  The team is working in a self-organized dedicated approach and has all the required roles to deliver a project in the Dedicated Team.   The team is empowered to organize their work, to manage project backlog, priority and resources.


Your role



As a Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master your main responsibilities will involve


  • Manages and delivers multiple projects, small & medium sized in the area of Investment Accounting & Administration
  • Facilitates and coordinates completion of its agreed deliverables with the project team
  • Responsible for the overall quality of project deliverables and removing any impediments to delivery the project on quality, time and budget
  • Manages the dependencies internal and external to the project
  • Communicates effectively with project stakeholders, customers and leadership team to manage expectation and outcome
  • Ensure timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information to enable effective decision making and ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Adheres to the overall Zurich Project Management Framework and PMO’s governance (project charter, project budget and funding, risk/issue management, project plan, change request, status updates, etc)


Your Skills and Experience


As a Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • At least 10-15 years of project management experience, managing large, multi-functions, multi-geography projects in Financial Institution companies
  • At least 3-5 years of experience managing scrum / agile projects
  • PMP or other project management certification
  • Agile / Scrum certification
  • Ability to adapt to Zurich preferred project management tool
  • Experience in managing distributed project teams in a multi-cultural environment
  • Good knowledge of investment instruments and investment accounting processes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and experience in working with C-level
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Experience in applying different project management methodologies (i.e. waterfalls, scrum, agile etc.


Additional Information


Primary work location is Barcelona. You can apply by clicking on the button “Apply online”


Who we are  


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.  


Diversity & Inclusion 


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. 


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference. 

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Alvaro Gallego Zazo

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