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About the Challenge

SWIFT is a fintech company with connected institutions across the globe. They are the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. The quality of their provided services is of the utmost importance to them, and what they need to make sure that they remain on top, is a talented Project Manager to oversee different projects and make sure it all goes well. If this sounds like an important job, that’s because it is! And it could be yours if you take your shot today.

As a dynamic Project Manager at SWIFT, you’d be responsible for the smooth execution of major commercial or infrastructure programmes. This means engaging with key stakeholders, representing customer support teams in the early phases of a project to make sure their requirements are taken into account, and following up on these requirements throughout the course of the project. You’d also be providing updates to senior management, engage and lead project teams and providing support in case of technical problems. On top of this, you’ll be on the look-out for continuous improvement opportunities.


Your skills

We’re looking for a natural leader with a talent for project management. In this position, having excellent communication and presentation skills is crucial. Our ideal candidate is autonomous, curious and self-driven. A proactive thinker who is able to adapt quickly to changes and new priorities. Experience in Programme or Project Management and/or certification in these areas is a big asset.

  • On top of that, the key requirements are:
  • A bachelor’s degree in IT or engineering, or equivalent through experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant working experience
  • A solid knowledge of Operations and ideally Support as well
  • Proficient knowledge of Office and collaboration tools such as Confluence/Jira, SharePoint, etc.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency, we’re a different breed. We are a tech talent incubator, which is every bit as cool as it sounds. Being deployed at SWIFT while working for Exellys, offers a unique combination of opportunities.

Apart from the pleasant work environment at the client, and the expertise from which you can undoubtedly learn a lot, here’s what you can expect from us:

  • You’ll join an awesome community and enter one of our Smart Programs, based on where you are in your career and where you want to go. Did we mention you’ll get a personal coach as well?
  • Next to a generous monthly salary, you'll receive a company car or a flexible mobility budget and tons of other benefits (pension, daily compensations, etc.)
  • You’ll spend most of the time at (y)our client’s, except for regular Exellys trainings, fun events, tribe meet-ups, after works, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.
  • After two years of coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll get the opportunity to join (y)our client’s organization as an internal employee. Or if you prefer to stay with us, you could explore our follow-up Smart Programs as well.

Key figures

  • SWIFT carries over 8 billion financial messages each year
  • 28 offices in 25 countries worldwide
  • Headquarters in La Hulpe, Belgium, the Netherlands in Leiden
  • More than 11,000 connected institutions in over 200 countries and territories

Company insights

More about this organisation

SWIFT provides the communications platform, products and services to connect more than 10,800 banking organisations, security institutions and corporate customers in over 200 countries and territories. SWIFT enables its users to exchange automated, standardised financial information securely and reliably, thereby lowering costs, reducing operational risk and eliminating operational inefficiencies. SWIFT also brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest.

Next steps


  • Apply now
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  • Ace a phone call
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  • Convince us
    You can expect up to 2 rounds of interviews
  • Show your skills
    A series of technical tests based on your expertise
  • Sign the contract
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