Senior Project Manager


We have a vacancy for a Senior Project Manager based in Dublin.

About Sysnet Global Solutions

Established in 1989, Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specialising in compliance validation, and merchant engagement and retention solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its award-winning, proprietary, compliance management and merchant intelligence solution Sysnet.airTM, to a wide variety of businesses including acquirers, ISOs, international banks, payment service providers and merchants. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Sysnet, has offices in the London, Atlanta, Cape Town, Poland and Hyderabad and clients in more than 60 countries worldwide.

Reporting to our SVP Business Relationship Management, we are looking for a Project Manager to lead our team of Project Managers in the delivery of IT /M&A activity that will drive the next phase of our business growth. This position offers the right candidate the opportunity for career progression within a dynamic international growth focused company.

People and Culture

At the core of Sysnet are its people and our employees are the driving force of the business. Sysnet is passionate about hiring and developing driven individuals and giving them, long-term careers and opportunities. The company hires more than anything on cultural fit and potential to grow within the business. It is a fast-moving business – this means our people must be adaptable, quick thinking and focused on results. To succeed in Sysnet you will be smart, down to earth and open to change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.

  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.

  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

  • Track project milestones and deliverables.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

  • Conduct project post-mortems and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.


  • At least ten years’ experience of successfully managing complex, business-facing projects, both IT and non-IT, involving significant business change.

  • Prior experience managing technical & infrastructure projects would be beneficial

  • Prior functional experience in M&A is highly preferredStrong system skills


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent required.

  • Evidence of continuing professional development and expert knowledge in relevant professional areas.

  • Experience of successfully delivering large and complex transformational projects.

  • Experience in leading a team of qualified professionals.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build credibility with a variety of stakeholders.


  • Driven and willing to take on responsibilities

  • Motivated by getting things done

  • Team Builder

  • Priority Setting

  • Motivating Others

  • Timely Decision making

  • Problem Solving

  • Directing and Delegating to Others

  • Approachable, with excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and statement of interest to