Project Manager - Financial Services

Direct Appointments Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Financial Services client is looking for a Project Manager, who will relish the prospect of playing a leading role in this exciting business transformation journey, applying your expertise in a financial services setting and helping ensure ?best practice? is firmly embedded as a way of life. The role is based in the heart of Bristol city centre.

Specifically, as a project manager your role will involve:

  • Direct control and day to day management responsibility for a wide range of projects and ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget and to specification, in line with business objectives;
  • Defining/agreeing project scope, goals and deliverables in line with their delivery method, as well as managing dependencies and the critical path, with added accountability for ongoing reporting and review activities;
  • Working with department heads to oversee the deployment of new business systems and integrating these with the delivery plans for overall operating models;
  • Managing significant project inputs and relationships with key parts of the business and overseeing quality control throughout the full project life cycle, from inception to deployment.

As an accomplished PRINCE2 [or equivalent] Project Manager, equipped with the purpose and vision to drive business and organisational change, you must have:

  • A proven track record of project management - evidenced by substantial experience in the successful management and delivery of strategic and often complex projects within financial services;
  • Experience of delivering projects within an overall programme with multiple work streams;A strong and practical grasp of multiple project management methodologies, supported by excellent analytical, planning and organisational skills, along with a fair level of IT/PC literacy;
  • A high degree of commercial and technical know-how, backed by first rate communication and relationship skills, plus the ability to mentor and coach your peers and colleagues.

In return, you can look forward to a great future in a fantastic business, able to offer the type of scope and exposure that very few transformation programs can match or a work based culture that any employer in this sector will be hard pressed to beat.

Direct Appointments Limited provides permanent, fixed term and interim recruitment services to a wide range of clients in a number of sectors. We source exceptional talent and deliver a robust, value added approach to every campaign we undertake; connecting the right high performance people to the right career option.

Each assignment is dealt with by a dedicated Recruitment Director who knows our client sectors extremely well and who will consistently deliver a shortlist, incorporating exceptional people from a diverse and multicultural talent pool from across the UK.

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