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Project Manager

£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Project Manager We are looking for a dynamic and well-rounded Project Manager to manage high-profile software development projects within the Finance Sector. The Role As an experienced project manager, you will have the drive and skills to successfully plan and deliver change and projects in a dynamic and innovative Financial Services environment. You will have experience in successful software development and delivery as well as a thorough grounding in Project Management techniques from idea inception, planning, and managing risk through to product launch. Key Responsibility's Define, agree and manage scope, costs and timescales for project delivery with key CMSS stakeholders Strong governance of the project, with supporting documentation and effectively contributing to steering boards and project meetings at a senior level both internally and externally Contribution to contractual conversations and activity where necessary Planning and control of the project, using the appropriate planning tools and templates to show activities, phases, milestones and dependencies etc. Resource Planning - ensuring that all known work is forecasted, and anticipated work is estimated appropriately, and accurately. Ensuring the day-to-day delivery from the offshore development team is on target. Budgetary management and reporting Proper project closure to ensure effective BAU operation of the change, audit evidence and PIR improvements are implemented. Contribution to CMSS wide resource planning and supplier management Strong communication with the project team and across projects within the organisation to ensure interdependencies are identified and managed, to ensure each team has completed their assigned tasks required for successful project delivery and that the team are motivated and achieve their objectives Work closely with the Customer Relationship Manager to ensure a coordinated delivery approach for Tier 1 client(s). Key point of customer contact to make sure our customers are kept sufficiently updated on project progress and that they provide the required inputs in the required timelines. Operating effectively in a matrix management environment Effective engagement with internal and/or external Exec/Senior level stakeholders Contribute to the continuous improvement of project management policies and procedures Adherence to regulatory and data protection requirements, including full consideration of TCF and regulatory requirements and implications throughout delivery.About you Essential Excellent Communication Skills - both verbal and written, including presentations and project reporting. Comfortable delivering updates to the SMT. Excellent negotiating/networking and influencing skills. Comfortable working in a software environment. Competent user of Microsoft Office products as well as the ability to understand our own product offerings. Results driven but flexible and pragmatic, ability to manage competing priorities and customer requests in a dynamic environment. Quickly able to build relationships with customers and internal stakeholders. A team player. PRINCE2 qualified as well as comfortable operating in agile and more formal environments dependent on the project need. At least 3 years' experience of successful software project delivery (ideally in a software house/consultancy/systems integration environment). Comfortable working in the detail and challenging both technical and business stakeholders. Desirable Previous knowledge of financial services industry, ideally in the wealth management, life insurance or financial advice sector Experience of complex software systems integration Preferably Scrum certified or a with a working knowledge of Agile methodologyIgnite Digital Talent are committed to creating equal opportunities, and welcome job applications from all who are qualified and eligible to work in the UK, regardless of colour, ethnic or national origin, race, gender, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs, marital status or family circumstances
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  • Job Reference: 704909544-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ignite Digital Search Limited
    Ignite Digital Search Limited
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent