Business Project Manager

Posted 12 September by Highams Recruitment
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Business Project Manager - Financial Services - Risk, Investment, Finance, Actuarial and Operations

City of London £60k to £75k plus excellent benefits

Growing successful financial services client need an experienced Project Manager to deliver projects and change across all business functions with an emphasis on Risk, Audit, Compliance, Investment, Finance, Operations, Actuarial and Technology.

The projects address a wide range of initiatives covering strategy, growth, renewal and efficiency. It will also involve managing and co-ordinating third parties and strategic partners as part of project delivery.

The role requires a strong foundation of organising and conducting structured change in a dynamic and evolving environment and requires a well-organised, resilient and adaptative approach.

Key responsibilities

· Provide effective leadership and take responsibility across the full delivery lifecycle of assigned projects from exploration and initiation through to final delivery.

· Serve a demanding range of business users, managing their expectations and taking responsibility for the delivery of assigned projects within agreed quality, timescale and budget parameters.

· Act as change champion and ensure effective communication of the project objectives to the business community and project stakeholders including the preparation of communications and briefing packs where appropriate.

· Interact with key stakeholders ensuring the business expectations are managed effectively and business user participation is agreed and engaged where required.

· Facilitate the resolution of project issues across stakeholder groups. This will include being able to understand the issue under consideration at a conceptual and business context level.

· Lead the development of the project objectives, success criteria and deliverables as part of project definition.

· Develop and maintain appropriately detailed plans, drawing out key milestones, decision and delivery points and resource requirements.

· Managing both internal and external resource within a multi work stream environment.

· Produce regular reporting of activities against the project plan for stakeholders and project management office (PMO).

· Knowledge, understanding and experience of structured project and programme delivery methodologies and approaches.

· Well organised and self-motivated and able to encourage same in others.

· Demonstrable problem solving and critical thinking skills.

· Able analyse disparate or conflicting information to organise, prioritise, plan and clearly communicate outcomes and rationales.

· Excellent communication skills with a positive, energetic and approachable manner.

· Experience of a similar role in Financial Services.

Desirable:

· Knowledge, understanding and experience of structured project and programme delivery methodologies and approaches

· Experience of a similar role in Financial Services. Well organised and self-motivated and able to encourage same in others.

· Demonstrable problem solving and critical thinking skills.

· Able analyse disparate or conflicting information to organise, prioritise, plan and clearly communicate outcomes and rationales.

· Excellent communication skills with a positive, energetic and approachable manner.

Please send a copy of your cv for review and to receive a copy of the spec and more information

Required skills

  • Change Management
  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Project Management
  • Actuaries

Reference: 38901176

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