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Senior Program Manager

Posted 13 Sep 2022
Work experience
8 to 10 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Dynamic projects, (international) clients, diversity, and complex transformation programs within the Financial Services. Do these topics sound appealing to you? Then, we are looking for you! The Program Management department of Synechron Amsterdam is looking for a Program Manager to strengthen our team.

About Synechron

Synechron Netherlands is part of a multinational with 22 locations worldwide and more than 13,000 employees. Since our foundation in the Netherlands in 2003, we have always been a group of entrepreneurs with a strong ambition and drive. Where everyone knows each other and is helping to grow together. Together with more than 100 employees, we ensure that we are a Great Place To Work every day for everyone who works for us. By being part of a larger international enterprise, we are big enough to play an important role in the promise of digital innovation and we invest in the development of new technologies such as Cloud, AI, and Data Science. And in the Netherlands, we are small enough to operate as a boutique consultancy firm with a family feeling.

Our challenge

Synechron helps the clients of the Program Management department to successfully design and realize their transformation programs. Our clients face complex challenges with their (digital) transformations: for example, margins are reduced and the competition from fintech companies is increasing. The ambition to become more client-focused and to reduce the time to market for new products and services is under pressure requires a solid, fast, and flexible change and implementation strategy.

As a Senior Program Manager you help our clients drafting and implementing the most fitted transformation approach. You are capable to set up a project / program and to steer it towards success by (1) steering and influencing the decision-making process, (2) provide insight in the progress of the program (3) act as an example towards your team members.

Aside from your client project, Synechron offers you the opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills by setting up a specific knowledge area and/or market development stream and expand it to a potential commercial proposition. To do that, you can leverage the capabilities that Synechron offers in digital, technology and business consulting.

Your profile

  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years of experience as a consultant or project manager with a consulting firm, or as an internal consultant in the financial services
  • Passion for the financial market – demonstrable knowledge and experience in one or multiple areas is an advantage; derivatives, trading/processing, securities financing, collateral management, etc.
  • A Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of project management and change methodologies like Prince II, MSP, (scaling) Agile, Scrum, DevOps and Lean six sigma
  • Experience in setting up and leading (large-scale) project teams
  • Excellent communicative skills in English and Dutch

Our offer

  • A state-of-art office next to the Johan Cruijff Arena as well as allowance to set up your home office
  • Competitive salary and yearly bonus
  • Comprehensive training budget, focusing on both skills and content knowledge and personal development
  • Company car or mobility budget, laptop & mobile phone
  • Excellent working atmosphere: Friday drinks, sport activities, Christmas party & yearly legendary trip abroad with a young, dynamic team
  • 30 days for holiday
  • A flat and approachable organization
  • Possibility of working abroad - Singapore, London, Dubai, New York, feel free to think global!
  • A DUO-budget to spend on food & drinks together with a mentor
  • We are a Great Place To Work, and ranked top 10 best Multinational Workplaces in the Netherlands

Interested in joining us?

For further information, please contact our recruitment department via, or apply directly by filling in the form below, with an elaborate motivation and your attached resume. Only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

Please note that we will only take applications into consideration of candidates who are eligible to work in the Netherlands.

Synechron’s Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Synechron Nederland is onderdeel van een multinational met 36 locaties in 17 landen wereldwijd en meer dan 13.000 medewerkers. Samen met ruim 100 medewerkers zorgen we ervoor dat we iedere dag een Great Place To Work zijn voor iedereen die bij ons werkt. Doordat we onderdeel zijn van een groter internationaal geheel, zijn we groot genoeg om een belangrijke...

Synechron Nederland is onderdeel van een multinational met 36 locaties in 17 landen wereldwijd en meer dan 13.000 medewerkers. Samen met ruim 100 medewerkers zorgen we ervoor dat we iedere dag een Great Place To Work zijn voor iedereen die bij ons werkt. Doordat we onderdeel zijn van een groter internationaal geheel, zijn we groot genoeg om een belangrijke rol te spelen in de belofte van digitale innovatie en investeren we in de ontwikkeling van nieuwe technologien; Cloud, AI, en Data Science.

Management consulting
Active in 17 countries
120 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 33 years

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