IT Project Manager (Custody Technologies)

Brown Brothers Harriman

Brown Brothers Harriman

Stanisława Klimeckiego 1



Technologies we use


  • Java

  • C++

  • PL/SQL

About the project

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can.

Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

Brown Brothers Harriman is currently recruiting IT Project Manager (Custody Technologies)

Your responsibilities

  • Resource Management:

  • Manage technology staff in on-boarding of new client/internal applications development efforts.

  • Provide 24x7 global tech support by managing staff resources and allocate resources to resolve technology incidents as required.

  • Educate and train members of the team to build a strong understanding of Custody applications technologies.

  • Manage employee performance including goal setting, reviews, disciplinary action, and career development.

  • Planning/Project Management:

  • Initiate, plan, monitor, control and deliver Custody Technology projects as assigned.

  • Measure, monitor and report progress of business integration projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.

  • Manage risks and issues that affect project scope, schedule and quality for all projects assigned.

  • Manage cross-team communications and coordinate work between different teams at different locations globally.

  • Establish and control project scope and schedule baselines and manage changes to the baselines in a transparent and controlled manner.

  • Work with Technology teams to understand project dependencies, resource and technical challenges.

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the Project Management process.

  • Support Technology and Custody management by building a deep understanding of upstream business processes, products, systems, teams and priorities for assigned business areas.

Our requirements

  • Education level and/or relevant experience:

  • 7+ years of work experience.

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in a deeply technical role in a financial services firm, or in a product development or professional services organization in a technology company that serves the financial service market is required.

  • Proven managerial or supervisory experience.

  • Bachelor degree and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Experience in Java and/or C++ is a plus.

  • Ability to review and assist junior developers with PL/SQL queries and UNIX/Shell scripts is a plus.

  • Ability to work well under timelines and project plans.

  • Ability to work well with junior and senior Custody Officers.

  • Ability to work well with senior line of business managers.

What we offer

  • Private medical care for you and your family

  • Life Insurance

  • Hybrid Working Opportunities

  • 2 additional days added to your holiday calendar for Culture Celebration and Community Service

  • Various additional benefits including professional training and qualification support

  • Subsidised cafeteria

  • Contracts for an indefinite period of time with no probation period


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

BBH is committed to diversity, innovation and globalization. Our culture is driven by our goal to provide the best solutions and services to our clients and each other. Our Partnership structure creates a flat organization that promotes collaboration across all business lines. We believe that diverse ideas and the ability to come together globally across groups and borders are a competitive advantage. In order for all our teams to excel, members must trust each other and feel comfortable providing honest input from all perspectives.

This openness sparks innovation and agility, which adds to the entrepreneurial spirit and provides many more career opportunities for our staff. We are a group of high-performing, dedicated and caring professionals who believe that working together is the foundation for superior client service excellence.

As a BBH professional, your career path is yours to define. We take pride in our ability to retain our best employees. We help them manage their careers by moving top performers to new areas of BBH where their talents will make the greatest contribution. As soon as you walk through the doors at BBH, we provide you with the tools to help you succeed and grow your career.

Brown Brothers Harriman

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is a privately-held financial institution and has been a thought leader and solutions provider for over 200 years. We serve the most sophisticated individuals and institutions with award-winning expertise in Investment Management, Private Banking, and Investor Services. Our 5,000 colleagues operate from 17 cities throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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