Project Manager - Insurance

Hanson Lee Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a market leader in consultancy, solutions and services for the London based (re)insurance industry. We are focused on providing our clients with IT solutions of the highest quality whilst underpinning our services with a first-class support infrastructure. Our client is fully committed to supporting the London Insurance market reform agenda with electronic messaging software and associated products and services. To that end we are looking for another Project Manager to work with our electronic messaging technology.

Summary of Main purpose of the job

Working within a development and delivery team managing a variety of client side projects of varying sizes, the role will involve client liaison and requirements gathering, work prioritisation and scheduling; apportioning work to both London based and offshore resource pools.

The successful candidate will have existing London Market Insurance knowledge and demonstrate a good degree of commercial awareness. They will have practiced traditional methods of project control as well as more agile methodologies.

Skills Required

- Must have a demonstrable background in Project Management including resourcing, budgeting, scheduling and reporting.
- Experience of MS Project and other planning and scheduling tools.
- A track record in successful delivery of new and enhanced software applications to external clients.
- Flexible approach within a structured environment
- Good communication skills, both spoken and written are essential
- Exposure to London Market Insurance ideally with a working knowledge of electronic messaging.
- Previous software house experience useful although not essential.
- Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate will possess the ability and drive to work independently without constant supervision and take ownership of projects. They should be able to demonstrate a passion for quality and pride in their work; an enquiring mind and the desire to constantly improve their skills and knowledge. There will be a high degree of customer facing so the candidate must be articulate and presentable at all times.