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Programme Manager - Insurance Data 6 Month FTC

Programme Manager - Insurance Data 6 Month FTC

Posted 5 May by Harrison Holgate
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A leading Insurance Company is currently recruiting for a Programme Manager (6 Month FTC) to sit within the new Programme Execution Team, based in London.

Reporting directly to the Lead PM, you will be responsible for overseeing, managing and delivering the programme. The programme is focused around the collection of data from the many sources that the business wish to interrogate / scrape for data e.g. Eclipse, Claims, HR, etc.). From these internal and external sites the business will group data into "applications"

Key responsibilities will include:
Support and advise on the management of the Data Universe programme of work
Develop and deliver project control artefacts to support delivery of the programme, including:

The continued development of the Data Universe delivery roadmap, its budget and resourcing requirements
Individual project plans and project initiation documents for each project on the roadmap
An end-to-end view of Data Universe projects over the next two years, fully scoped and resourced with clear objectives, benefits, dependencies stated, user stories and timelines, setting up the appropriate governance to ensure success
Project management control deliverables and forums i.e. RAID log, weekly Steering Group, weekly status reports and project closure reports
Communications plans to keep up-to-date with the programme of work, making sure everyone is aware of what it will be delivered by the Data Universe and when
Logging, tracking and managing the resolution of dependencies between the Data Universe and other programmes of work
Ensure that the Data and Technology Team buy into, use and adhere to the implemented PM control deliverables
Monitor the success of their implemented agile project management methodologies and advise where these could be improved
Maintain urgency for the onboarding of required Data Universe / System Too resources
Fulfilment of ad hoc requests from the Chief Data and Technology Officer in line with delivery of the Data Universe and System Too

Skills and experience required
Candidate should have knowledge and experience working in the general (re)insurance industry and have a proven delivery track record
Extensive domain knowledge of data and app architecture and technology
Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work in an environment with little / ad hoc direction from superiors
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Ability to operate in a fast-moving environment where time is valuable and must be well managed to achieve objectives
Strong Prince 2 project management skills including a good understanding of Agile methodologies, in particular Scrum and Kanban, and how the two management styles can interoperate effectively
Someone who can connect the dots between both people and projects to ensure objectives are achieved in a timely manner
Ability to understand the broader strategic objectives and where the Data Universe sits amongst its priorities. This includes:
Being aware of the Portfolio Optimisation (PO) Team's programme of work
Working closely with the Decisions and MI Teams to ensure the content of their delivery roadmaps is factored into the Data Universe
Maintaining a good understanding of the System Too delivery roadmap
Portfolio management and dependency management skills to support synchronisation of the Data Universe programme with all other projects within the PO programme

Reference: 40317009

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