Project Management

To bring your projects to a smooth landing, you need to ensure the success of new programs or processes within your organization. We offer solid project, portfolio and risk management to make sure the successful completion of your projects in time, budget and quality. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

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Since 1996 we offer high-level support to our banking and industrial clients for infrastructure and migration projects:

Carve-out securities settlement and portfolio management   
Migration to a new core banking operations platform
Business process reengineering
Migration of servicing  of a winding-up-portfolio
Acquisition of a foreign bank
Establish and run a financial software company

We would highly appreciate it to reinforce your team to successfully complete your projects. Our expertise is your advantage. Profit from our dedication to take on new professional challenges, our comprehensive knowledge, our ambition, perseverance, sensitivity, care and patience.

During the past years we intensified our expertise of setting up and running project management offices (PMO). So, it became one of our proven in practice core competencies.

Setting up and running your professional Project Management Office (PMO)

A dedicated project management office is crucial to successfully lead an organization through projects of tranformational change. We see ourselves as conduit for communication and knowledge between your project managers, your staff, diverse stakeholders and the executives who make the strategic decisions for your projects.

As head of your PMO we assume responsibility of conception and coordination of professional PMO processes. We also supervise the PMO team that provides project management support functions and administrative assistance to project managers. From the very beginning of the project planning phase we also take into account all affected departments to ensure the necessary prioritization and their commitment in the further development of the project.

If it is desired we also take care of the organisation and management of your external consulting teams in your major projects (skill management, on-/offboarding, office space planning).

Service overview:

  • Professional and administrative support and assistance to your project managers

Managing project management processes and project controlling specialists

Structured gathering, analysis and verification of business requirements

Shaping of the project scope and consistent enforcement of project objectives

Preparation of project roadmap, milestone plan, project status and risk reports, board level presentations and decision documents

Project and risk controlling: Target/actual comparison, variance analyses, finding of any significant deviation, participation in the action planning and monitoring of their implementation, gap analysis, cost/benefit ratio

Quality management

Change management, change control and approval processes

Facilitating approval for project management deliverables by defined sign-off-processes

  • Maintain approved governance and procedures
  • Transformation of requirements into use cases, processes, system solution definitions, functional specifications
  • Feasibility studies
  • Resource planning incl. selection and supervision of freelance applicants
  • Organisation and management of IT control centres for an international "Big Bang" migration
  • Managing of the entire vendor selection, solution evaluation and POC processes


Should you have any enquiries or require further information, please get in touch with us.

Your contact for project management issues:

Ulrike Quast

Experienced Senior Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the banking, financial services and telecommunications industry. Skilled in Program Management, Project Management, Setting up and managing a PMO,  IT operations, project controlling, status reporting, supplier steering, team management, stakeholder management.

Senior consultant, CIC certified Project Manager
Project management, coordination of our partners, administration

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Weiss & Quast Ltd.
Financial Industry Consulting
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street
London W1B 3HH, United Kingdom
Phone/Telefax:  +44-20-3514-3784
Email: London@weiss-quast.com
Weiss & Quast Inc.
99 Wall Street, Suite 1199
New York, NY 10005, United States
Phone/Telefax:  +1-646-397-7972
Email: NewYork@weiss-quast.com
Weiss & Quast Consulting GbR
Eichenstrasse 28 b
D-81375 München, Germany
Phone: +49-89-2096-5183
Telefax: +49-89-9107-6207
Email: Muenchen@weiss-quast.com


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