Principal Project Manager

Yorkshire and the Humber
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen within the Principal Project Manager Resource Pool. Project Managers are then aligned to specific IT and Change projects or programmes on an assignment basis

Principal Project Managers will be involved in the management, governance, reporting and delivery of end to end change assignments including effective task allocation and work prioritisation.You will reside in the Project Management practice and will operate within the relevant governance frameworks of Aviva, IT and Change and Partners and will maintain a clear line of sight to the Aviva Strategy, our Signature Processes and IT & Change objectives

Duties & Responsibilities

Project Managers will typically manage a Book of work taking into account:

  • Size of budget – (£3m+)
  • High level of technical complexity / risk
  • Multiple set of suppliers and other stakeholders including external (could be high complex set of relationships)
  • Management of virtual teams to achieve delivery milestones and outcomes.
  • Management of inter-dependencies within Project / Programme or wider Book of Work
  • People management of direct team personnel (Project managers)
Skills & Experience required

  • roven track record in managing successfully end-to-end IT and change projects / programmes to consistently high standards (time, quality & cost),
  • Extensive experience in project management
  • Consistently worked in collaboration with Applications Development, IT Service, business areas and/or 3rd party suppliers
  • Track record in successfully managing and developing people
  • Track record in leading and managing teams /or business units(Non-IT) in a matrix structure
Additional Information

What will you get for this role?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme
We’re here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance, savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoy life today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know how to look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improve things for customers, you’ll be at home here. Help us build a future to be proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva.

‘Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty’

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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