Project Manager (Fintech Repository)

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Position

Project Manager (Fintech Repository)

Company

Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)

Location

Bengaluru

Open Position

One

COMPANY BACKGROUND

The Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH), set up as a subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 aims to foster and evangelise innovation across the financial sector to enable access to frictionless finance for a billion Indians. As part of its mission, the Hub leverages technology to foster innovation keeping the customer at the centre.

The Hub utilises its unique position to accelerate technological innovation by facilitating meaningful collaboration between banks, innovators, entrepreneurs, fintech firms, startups, and other key stakeholders.

TITLE:  Project Manager

BACKGROUND OF THE ROLE

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager (Fintech Repository) to join our team for the successful development and ongoing operation of the fintech repository. You will be responsible for all aspects of the project lifecycle, from managing development teams to engaging with key stakeholders and ensuring the repository delivers on its goals.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in managing complex IT projects.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.).
  • Proven experience leading and motivating cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of the financial services sector and fintech landscape is a plus.
  • Experience working with regulators and government agencies is an advantage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Leadership: Provide overall leadership and direction for the Fintech Repository project, setting clear goals, milestones, and timelines.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including developers, designers, technical infrastructure specialists, banks, fintechs, regulators, and the startup ecosystem.
  • Development Management: Oversee the work of technical teams, ensuring efficient development, testing, and deployment of the repository platform.
  • Problem-Solving & Innovation: Identify and resolve complex technical and operational challenges, proposing creative solutions that meet project objectives.
  • Communication & Reporting: Provide regular progress reports to stakeholders, communicating challenges and achievements clearly and concisely.
  • Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate potential risks, developing contingency plans to ensure project success.
  • Post-Launch Operations: Lead the ongoing operation and maintenance of the Fintech Repository, ensuring its functionality, security, and scalability.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Minimum 5 years of experience, with extensive expertise in Project Management, Complex IT projects.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred.

Age and Nationality

The applicant should be an Indian citizen, with a maximum age of 40 years as of December 31, 2023.

Term

The appointment will be on a contract basis with an initial term of 3 years and extendable on mutual consent.

Location

Bengaluru, India

Last date for applications

Candidates are advised to apply latest by March 8th, 2024 by sending email to careers@rbihub.in