Project Manager, Financial Markets, £425 PD, 3 months

11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager, Financial Markets, £425 PD, 3 months


Market leading Financial seeks a talented Project Manager to deliver project management processes within a busy project management office.

Our client has a paperless application process and as such is totally reliant on their ability to deliver a high quality e-Commerce platform to market. Technology and application development in particular is therefore core to the success of the company.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope and deliverables that support business goals with senior management and stakeholders, ensuring risks identified and mitigated, resources identified, and preparatory work completed

  • Effective, timely and clear communication of project expectations to team members and stakeholders

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools, to design and manage a realistic project master plan, revising forecasts where necessary

  • Manage stakeholders from team members through to senior managers making sure there is buy-in, minimising road-blocks, and ensuring continued commitment.

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

  • Understand and apply appropriate project disciplines

  • Track project milestones and deliverables

  • Determine the frequency and content of project team status reports, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate to involved parties throughout the project life cycle

  • Develop best practice and tools for project execution and management

  • Manage risks and issues throughout the life of the programme. Plan and take mitigating action when necessary and escalate as appropriate.

  • Work with work stream leads to ensure alignment with project or programme principles

  • Regularly report on status with an accurate and current update on progress and a new forecast

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Good influencing and presentation skills in all aspects of project management

  • Good awareness and application of PM tools

  • Experience of programming languages, database and operating systems in an ecommerce environment

  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies

  • Proven decision making ability

  • Understanding of agile development in respect to IT delivery

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Effective prioritisation and execution of tasks in a high-pressure environment is essential

  • Analytical and problem-solving capability to manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines

Project Manager, Financial Markets, £425 PD, 3 months

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