Project Manager Team Lead
Project Manager Team Lead
Halifax, West Yorkshire
£45,000 - £55,000 Plus Excellent Benefits Package
SSP is a global provider of technology systems and solutions across the entire insurance industry. We provide core technology solutions, distribution and trading capability, advanced analytics and solution delivery.
We work with 8 of the top 10 UK insurers, 4 of the top 10 global insurers and over 40% of UK brokers. Our broking technology processes transactions worth over £5 billion gross written premium and our teams are responsible for developing and delivering some of the most cutting edge software in the insurance market. By helping our customers to define their requirements, SSP map the journey and build the solution.
We are looking for a talented Project Manager Team Lead to join our E-Trading Team based in our Halifax offices.
What being the Project Manager Team Lead with SSP will involve:
As the Team Lead you will have a team of five Project Managers reporting into you and you will in turn report to the Programme Manager, providing strategic planning and portfolio management of all projects/programmes. As the lead within the team you will be responsible for development and maintenance of all project plans and will monitor and provide reporting on the E-Trading portfolio.
Key to this role is the ability to identify and report on operational risks and issues within the division’s project/programme portfolio through the use of time recording and other reporting tools. Reporting is essential for continuous improvement and in order for this to happen this role will define and maintain Quality Management, follow up on internal training requirements and take responsibility for all quality assurance reviews and reports.
The Team Lead in Project Management needs to ensure to develop the team by setting objectives, agreeing project priorities, timescales and allocation of work. One of the targets will be to ensure that assigned project deliverables are completed on time and within budget and to expectations. The outcome of this will be to produce project reports regularly to senior management on the progress of all projects at Steering Group level.
Based in our Halifax office, there will be ad hoc travel to our other International offices.
What experience we look for from you:
- A proven track record of working within a client delivery environment
- Project administration experience
- Previous experience of managing teams of at least five people
- A good working knowledge of MS Office and appropriate project governance tools
- A good understanding of and with previous exposure to a full project life-cycle
- The willingness and ability to undertake international travel as required
A career with us:
SSP believes the most valuable asset for any business is the people it employs. It is crucial therefore to employ and invest in the best. We have a strong, clear vision - to be the leading provider of insurance technology software - and our values describe what makes SSP unique, and capture the SSP spirit that runs through everything we do. The Project Manager Team Lead plays a crucial role in delivering our vision and values through you, your team and the business.
We reserve the right to withdraw a vacancy prior to the closing date.
Note to Agencies: We currently have a PSL in place and we are not looking to engage wider to this PSL.
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