Figopara, VC backed and fast-growing startup and FinTech player specialized in trade finance solutions is looking for a Project & Compliance Manager.

Project Manager will mainly be responsible for managing software integration projects for Turkey’s leading companies operating in banking, financial services, technology and retail etc. industries.

If you want to have a next challenge and cooperate with a passionate, dynamic and rapidly growing team, this sounds for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a bridge between customer and Figopara to deliver the highest value to the customer.
  • Identify business needs collaboratively with the customer and product team; manages all requirements from definition and modelling, testing and launch.
  • Drive end to end project management, demonstrate ownership and accountability of the entire process
  • Clarify, define and document project objectives and deliverables
  • Design business processes and perform functional and technical analysis
  • Work in coordination with product and software development team to meet project needs
  • Support functional tests of the developed application and integration and coordinate user acceptance tests
  • Test the functionality of integrated system, track and fully document changes for functional and business specifications
  • Develop and define detailed project plans, document key milestones, project stake stakeholders and target dates
  • Identify, document and manage project risks/issues through resolution, escalating as appropriate
  • Effectively manage scope of projects and the expectation of project stakeholders
  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and time objectives.
  • Actively be involved in onboarding new customers.
  • Resolve any problems that arise during the project, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays.
  • Provide governance for project management processes and set up analysis/design documentation and controlling system
  • Make the company’s system, policy and procedures ready to comply with customer’s Information Security Policies and Procedures.
  • Be sure that company policies, plans and procedures are written, reviewed periodically, always updated, approved concerning each general control and Information security audit processes of the banks.
  • Responsible for managing Information Systems Audit processes executed by the banks which comprise the evaluation of quality, operations, adequacy, integrity, security, reliability and reporting of internal controls relating to whole information systems elements such as software and hardware used by the company during its activities.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • University degree in Engineering, Statistics or any related fields
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Business Analysis, Project Management and/or Demand Management
  • Solid experience in managing software integration projects especially for banking and/or financial technology industries
  • Excellent command of business analysis processes and methodologies
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills
  • No need to have a technical background, but experience to work with technical teams is a must.
  • Eager to learn, initiative taker and follower new trends and approaches,
  • Have customer first approach, able to develop trust-based relationship
  • Ability to orchestrate multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong quality mindset, great team spirit and passion for continuous improvement
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and passionate for startup culture.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills with customers at different levels.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a high-performing team.
  • Fluent in English (both written & spoken)

Our Culture:

We’re fast-growing, hard-working, curious, innovative and an early player in the related FinTech field. We go for the best and work flexible to hit the targets. If you are passionate about financial technology and fast-growing startups, Figopara is the right place for you. We push ourselves and pull each other to be better than we were yesterday.