The Role: Instrumental in supporting the Project management function within a Project Services environment, this role requires a strong, well rounded individual with proven project management capabilities. Reporting to either a Programme or a Portfolio Manager within Project Services, the individual will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of change and IT projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards. The individual must have a demonstrable ability to work across all levels of stakeholders and third parties within a commercial environment.Daily Duties;
Planning the project, agreeing the plan with project board/steering committee, and preparing detailed plans for each stage. Project initiation and definition of required deliverables and governance models. Managing one or multiple projects on a day-to-day basis to deliver in line with agreed project plans. Ensuring scope, products and deliverables are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality, TCF and compliance objectives To fully document, consider and impact assess all risks, issues and dependencies relating to a project and communicate appropriately. Executing the plan, monitoring progress and taking the necessary corrective actions. Routinely engaging and communicating with key business and Client stakeholdersSkills & Experience; A proven track record in project management in a delivery environment Experience gained from within a Financial Services environment, ideally Life & Pensions Ideally experience gained within a Business Process Management role Solid experience of the full project lifecycle, Build productive relationships with functions and third parties outside their project team Sound knowledge of project planning processes, techniques and project methodology Ideally Prince2 qualified at either Practioner or Foundation level or equivalent Clear understanding of risks/issues and their impact on project success, including the definition and execution of effective risk mitigation actions. Good IT skills including use of Excel and MS Project.