Project manager (Agile, Integration) – Finance – Remote

Greater London Contract / 3 - 6 months £450 - £650 per day

Project Manager (Agile) – Finance – Remote/London

Day rate: £450 – £650 (INSIDE IR35)

Duration: 6 months

Start: ASAP

Description:

Must haves:

  • Software selection experience
  • SAS application integration
  • Delivering and using agile techniques
  • This role is responsible for independently managing projects of medium cost and/or complexity (generally up to c.£300k for Project Managers and £1.5m for Senior project managers) with few dependencies, or delivering a larger project with support from a Programme Manager.

    The Project Manager is expected to have experience of working within a formal project management methodology, and be able to deliver consistently to the required standards and processes as defined by the PMO. The Project Manager will be expected to engage across numerous stakeholder groups, communicating comfortably with senior management.

    Projects up to c£300k Project Management: Delivery of projects according to agreed time/budget/scope/quality/change control criteria. Defining, sourcing and managing the necessary resources to complete these projects, making timely changes where necessary to achieve project objectives. Ensuring the development of accurate project plans and budgets, finding improvements to efficiency and effectiveness in the use of project resources, reporting variances to senior management where there is likely to be a significant impact on agreed delivery parameters. Effectively controlling the issues, risk, dependencies and changes in scope, ensuring timely intervention and communication to stakeholders.

    Conducting regular reviews of project outcomes, both internally with project team and with clients during and after the delivery has been completed. Providing input into decision-making with stakeholders. Developing communication disciplines as appropriate for the project. Ensuring stakeholders are provided with appropriate timely advice during and after project delivery. Effectively and accurately escalating and communicating issues as appropriate. Customer: Actively contribute to a culture that achieves the business goals, delights customers and keeps consumer advocacy at the heart of everything we do.

    Ensure that good client / consumer outcomes are at the centre of all operational activity and decision making. Deliver great clients and consumers service and seek to exceed client / consumer expectations. Performance Management: Understand and participate in Elevate Performance ensuring stretching personal objectives, a personal development plan and regular self and team feedback. Comply with the Training and Competency requirements and complete required training in a timely manner.

    Regulatory, Governance and Control: Adhere to all regulatory requirements within role responsibility and escalate issues quickly. Pro-actively identify risks and make recommendation to mitigate these. Understand and adhere to specific regulatory obligations and company policies and procedures.

    Skills:

    • Good understanding and application of Project Management competencies including at least one formal project delivery methodology, stakeholder management, contractuals, scope, schedule, costs, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement, and integration
    • Good understanding and application of change management competencies
    • Good leadership, coordination, motivation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills
    • Good ability to manage relationships whilst maintaining trusted relationship with team and peers
    • Good understanding of business requirements and technical limitations as determined by the client organisation’s systems and processes
    • Financial literacy to forecast and manage programme, project and departmental budgets, costs and revenue
    • Ability to influence and build productive relationships with key programme stakeholders (both internal and external) to senior manager level
    • Ability to identify and manage project resource requirements Good knowledge of project management methodology and tools, including software
    • Willingness to work towards professional PM qualifications such as Prince 2, APM
    • Good knowledge of computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications
    • Good knowledge of business unit products and operations
    • Good knowledge of legislation and regulations impacting business unit industry
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Good project management and organisational skills
    • Good problem solving and analytical skills
    • Good negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Good multitasking abilities
    • Good leadership and influencing skills

    Job Information

    Job Reference: JO-2208-258016
    Salary: £450 - £650 per day
    Salary per: day
    Job Duration: 3 - 6 months
    Job Start Date: ASAP
    Job Industries: Programme & Project Management Jobs
    Job Locations: Greater London
    Job Types: Contract

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