Salary £65k base - 12-month FTC
Work From Home/Southampton
As a trusted recruitment partner to this global financial services provider, we have been tasked with assisting in the recruitment of a Project Manager with a strong delivery focus. Although this role is an initial 12-month FTC there is a large expectation that this will be extended.
The Project Manager leads and manages business and IT change projects. This role is responsible for the successful achievement of project outcomes within the key constraints of time, cost, quality and risk.
The ideal candidate…
·Supports the Change delivery portfolio plan within the defined business unit / function ensuring appropriate services and solutions are proposed, planned and delivered in alignment with the defined Portfolio outcomes.
·Utilises best practices to ensure Change projects are effectively defined, planned, resourced and delivered in alignment with the overall business unit / function requirements.
·Inputs and actively participates in the Community of Practice to shape improved or new ways of working in relation to Change delivery.
·Ensures project delivery is aligned to and delivered in accordance with policy and standards, and Community of Practice guidelines.
Service Improvement and Change Delivery
·Leads Change projects for a specific business unit / function, working in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure delivery in line with agreed milestones, priorities, standards and budget.
·Defines project organisation structures and resourcing models and plans the project and approach, with consideration for the dependencies and constraints and in line with the agreed governance process, standards, and reporting.
·Manages project delivery, defining deliverables and milestones, documenting interdependencies, and managing relationships with stakeholders to resolve issues and develop solutions to ensure successful project outcomes.
·Prioritises and deploys internal or sourced resources to ensure Change solutions and services are delivered effectively.
·Project Management Qualification
·Experience of complex or multiple project delivery using 3rd Parties (both delivering with and management of) for a variety of subject matters within the Financial Services industry.
·Experience of managing 'Virtual' teams across function, across businesses and geographies.
·In-depth knowledge and demonstrable application of different project delivery methodologies including Agile.
·Strong knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation, project planning presentation skills.
·Strong knowledge of the IT Software Development Lifecycles, associated methodologies, and their practical application.
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