IT Project Manager x 2

Wellingtone Limited
10 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Growing Financial services business require 2 x IT Project Managers

· Manage IT projects and/or IT work streams of Group Change projects, ensuring scope, risk, budget, resources and schedules are maintained with changes assiduously controlled.

· Be the key controller and driver of project delivery, leading by example and leveraging the technical teams capabilities to create coherent solutions that deliver business benefit

· Execute against the project governance model and conduct all necessary steering and project reviews with project sponsor, project boards and project teams

· PMO processes are followed and project reporting is fully maintained

· Perform ad-hoc governance functions in support of the IT Leadership, e.g. facilitating/leading workshops or governance forums, maintaining portfolio planning.

Key Accountabilities

· Full project lifecycle management and that all project artefacts are prepared and approved / signed off

· Project budget (project budgets up to £1M): tracking with project spend and forecasting of internal and external costs

· Project governance: ensure governance processes are followed and complied with in context of project

· Stakeholder management: executive sponsors; project board; external senior supplier; external vendors; project teams; subject matter experts

· Project planning: maintenance of project plans and regular progress reporting

· Demand Management of project resources: working through resource managers

· Project change management: including full impact assessment and change approval process

· Project risk management: aligned with Group risk management processes

· Compliance with all regulatory frameworks which are in use within the company.

· Adherence to Group and IT policies

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge, Skills
· 3+ years PM experience in an IT department or organisation (e.g. outsource)

· Strong knowledge of project management tools and techniques

· Project management methodology qualification (e.g. PRINCE2)

· Senior stakeholder management experience

· IT application and infrastructure delivery experience

· Change management skills

· Lateral and flexible thinking, the ability to understand and operate comfortably at a Board Level, with Technical Specialists and all levels and skillsets in between

· Financial services experience (desirable) or experience of a regulated environment

· Excellent communication skills including presentation and facilitation

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