Job Market - Project Management / IT / Insurance / Change
Project manager - Role Overview
To support the business functions in the delivery of change initiatives required to achieve the business plan
Identify, plan and co-ordinate the planning and deployment of resources across the business to successfully achieve the delivery of approved projects
Project Manager - Core Duties
Create detailed project plans and definitions, including budgets, business cases and resource plans.
Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
Oversee and control the delivery of project activity across the business.
Drive the projects to completion, including re-planning and finding alternative approaches to overcome obstacles to project progress.
Identify, assess and appropriately mitigate risk to project delivery.
Establish and manage a governance structure appropriate for each project (in line with the change delivery framework).
Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of projects.
Report progress to project stakeholders and the Change and Operations Board.
Project Manager - Key Requirements
Able to co-ordinate the activities of cross-disciple teams, including IT and business staff, where in many cases their project involvement is part time.
Establish and maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines, consistently producing accurate, thorough, professional work.
An appropriate level of understanding of IT system development, implementation and operations to support IT implementation projects.
Proven experience of project planning and management, with a formal project management qualification preferable.
Experience of project governance and control.
Risk and Issue management.
Process improvement/management experience preferable.
Experience of managing IT implementation projects, preferably combining third party and internal suppliers/staff.
Experience of financial services/insurance.
Understanding of basic financial models and P/L; financial forecasting and budgeting.
Experience of leading and innovating problem analysis and resolution.
Effective ability in the Microsoft Office suite, including Project.
Benefit from experience with broker software houses and/or Polaris.
Knowledge of GDPR preferable but not critical to the role.