Project Manager

Date: 16-Apr-2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join the Operations Projects and Planning team.


The Operations Projects & Planning team support all projects that affect EIOD Operations.  Dependent on the size and nature of the project, involvement can be either at Operations work stream lead level to full end to end Project Manager.  Stakeholders can be from all areas of the bank. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the team and support the delivery of an extensive wide ranging book of project work.


Duties and Responsibilities

To support Director of EIOD Operations Projects & Planning team by way of:

• Delivering assigned projects, including without limitation, preparation of the project initiation document (PID), project plan (Gantt Chart), project organisation chart and RACI, plus other documents agreed in scope of the assigned project
• Effective communication to all stakeholders by way of regular reports and meetings as agreed in the project communication plan
• Ensuring projects are tracked against the schedule, budget and scope and escalating issues expediently
• Delivering End to End Test Strategy plans and successful completion of testing
• Contributing to the ongoing improvement of the service provided by the Operations Projects & Planning team
• Ensuring compliance with all required Regulatory and Mandatory items

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

• Strong communication skill set both verbally and via presentation material.
• Strong Excel, Word, Powerpoint , Project and Visio knowledge
• Experience in delivering complex projects, with strong knowledge of both IT and Operations, plus capability to perform Test Manager function
• Strong End to End Test Phase Management experience
• Experience in supporting Management with strategic planning
• Experience working in Japanese bank a benefit
• Ability to converse and communicate effectively with all levels of colleagues
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Completed PRINCE2 Practitioner certification or similar qualification
• Qualifications in Agile also beneficial


We offer equal employment opportunities to all, promote diversity and inclusion and do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind, including on the grounds of gender, nationality, race, age, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA, i.e. those who require a Tier 2 (General) visa, we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA, in line with UK Government legislation




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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