Project Manager - Financial Services

Complete Tech Limited
Paying up to £70,000 + fantastic benefits
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager (Wealth Management) - based in Central London

Paying up to £70,000 per annum + great benefits - 6 Months Contract (possible longer-term prospects)

You will be working for a FTSE 250 Asset Manager in the City of London as a Project Manager for 6 Months, with the potential to lead into something longer term. You will work on a variety of projects including strategic change, system changes, increasing business efficiencies, regulatory changes, tax-end releases, amongst others.

Job Summary:

- Responsible for the delivery of 1 medium to large project following the standard Change delivery methodology

- Responsible for running the small change requests coming through the change management team

- Work with one of the existing Project Managers or Senior Change members on 1-2 larger projects

- Assist with team project administration

Required Skills and Experience:

- Ability to run multiple projects concurrently

- 3rd party supplier management and delivery

- Agreeing project objectives

- Organising various personnel working on a project

- Making sure that all the aims of the project are tracked and met

- Making sure the quality standards are met

- Representing the client's or organisation's interests

- Using IT systems to keep track of people and progress

- Self-starter with a willingness to research in order to deliver the best set of outcomes

- Successfully execute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope

- Perform the relevant project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management

- Plan the project based on a defined need - results in detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline

- Monitor and control the work to ensure that the project remains on track and in control

- Report on variances to the approved project baseline

- Close the project to formalise acceptance of the project result and release project resources

- Communicate with project team, management and stakeholders

- Manage project work and resources to enable successful and timely completion of the project

- Performs gate reviews and quality assurance reviews with sponsors

- Delivery of projects aligned to overall business and technology strategies and architectures

- Work within defined governance processes

- Support development of business cases with the business sponsors

Minimum experience

- Proven project management experience

- Wealth Management knowledge is desirable but Financial Services as a minimum is essential

- Knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication