Life & Pensions Project Manager

City of London
27 Feb 2013
27 Mar 2013
Oliver King
Contract Type
Full Time

Life & Pensions Project Manager

Life & Pensions Project Manager opportunity for one of the fastest growing Insurance busienss in the UK!

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Life & Pensions Project Manager Reporting to the Programme Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and management of significant projects being delivered as part of a business critical programme.

This is a high profile role and project, and an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

Life & Pensions Project Manager Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

You will be a proven project manager with experience of delivering significant business change initiatives and a qualified Prince II Practitioner.

You have the capability to co-ordinate, influence and challenge senior stakeholders as well as the ability to lead and develop people.

Knowledge of Life & Pensions or specifically Pensions Propositions would be an advantage.

Life & Pensions Project Manager Key Responsibilities
Takes end to end responsibility for the delivery of projects establishing and maintaining the correct structures to control and monitor the deliverables to the business, including where appropriate the delivery of the target operating model.

Leads project planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities for projects, ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained and issues are actively managed through to their successful resolution.

Implement effective communication plans appropriate to the audience situation and the desired outcome in order to manage the smooth delivery of the project.

Manage third party relationships ensuring that dependencies are identified and managed and deliverables are achieved, as defined in the project's plan and without incurring unnecessary cost or delay to the project.

Maintains effective financial controls and project progress forecasting, and reports as appropriate.

Ensures that a change control procedure is in place, and actively used to assess the effect of changes to the projects on costs, timescale and/or resource needs and reports these to project sponsors.

Identify, secure and manage project resources to achieve project objectives in line with the project plan, approved funding and within expected quality and timescales.

Demonstrate compliance with agreed methodology, standards, policies and procedures to ensure strong governance, sharing knowledge and providing feedback and ideas so that performance is continually improved.

Ensures that projects are formally closed, that lessons learned are captured and that benefits realisation planning has been initiated.

Life & Pensions Project Manager

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