Project Manager / Scrum Manager

Reed Technology
London (Greater)
22 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager / Scrum Manager

A leading Global Bank currently require a Project Manager / Scrum Master This will be an initial 6 month contract based in London, paying up to £600 per day.

Role Purpose
The Bank is going through an unprecedented period of change in its move to a sustainable globally led and connected organisation. There is increasing external scrutiny and pressure on the Financial Services industry from governments, regulators, media, investors and brokers. The role holder needs to understand the impact of all these changes on HOST and support the Global Head of ITID as necessary. The role holder will be required to interact with many internal and external parties at the highest level of management and therefore needs an outstanding level of professionalism and gravitas.
Project Managers are responsible for deploying the Business Transformation Frameworks within their programmes/projects and instilling good programme/project disciplines within their programme/project and across Global Change Delivery. The role holder has end to end responsibility for all aspects of the programme/project, including definition, planning, execution & implementation, governance & control, financial, resource and change management. They are also responsible for effective handover of the programme/project into Business as Usual operations to support effective benefits realisation. They work closely with their respective Portfolio Manager, the Global ITID PPM Practice team and their senior stakeholders to ensure alignment of their programme/project with the wider change portfolio and the Group Strategy, Values and Behaviours.

Knowledge & Experience
• Outstanding project and programme management experience which include communications capabilities, decision making and problem solving skills, lateral thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent understanding and proven experience of Programme and Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.
• Ability to direct and influence people in a matrix orientated environment and establish working partnerships at a junior and senior organizational level.
• Proven experience of positive, challenging interactions with Senior Executives across the business.
• Outstanding relationship management, collaboration and influencing skills.
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels across the Group.
• Change agent with proven ability of implementing large scale organizational, procedural, technology and people related change programmes.
• Proven ability to articulate complex issues concisely and in simple language to recognise to the global remit of this role.
• Detail orientated.
• Strong financial analytical background and proven ability in financial/analytical reasoning, including being able to contextualise financial data into business activities and conclusions.
• Experience of delivering large scale change programmes within a Technology organization, with Infrastructure experience.
• High level of drive and motivation to ensure delivery of a broad range of outputs simultaneously across HSBC.
• Experience of leading and managing teams with proven track record of working with diverse, cross functional teams that are located regionally and worldwide.
• Experience of driving continuous improvement

Please do get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity further by submitting your most up to date CV in the first instance. If you do not hear back within 48 hours, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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