Project Manager

Recruiter
Lowell Group
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1152910046
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're Lowell. Haven't heard of us? Then let us say hello.

You may not know us, but our reputation's growing. We help our customers pay off their debts in practical and affordable ways. And, we do it honestly, ethically, and without any confusing legal jargon. We're expanding quickly, and looking for people who really want to help our customers turn their finances around. People who really want to make a difference. People like you?

So that's us. Now, let's talk about your role.

Successful delivery of projects to time, cost, quality and scope. With a focus on delivering business and technical change which realise benefits within a dynamic team.

Key responsibilities:
  • Influential leader delivering change successfully and being part of dynamic team who are continuously improving the way Lowell deliver change.
  • Responsible for the successful end to end delivery of projects through all stages of the project according to a structured Change Framework in order to deliver and handover to BAU support and business teams.
  • Leadership and day to day assignment management of allocated project resources across multiple internal technology and business functions and external suppliers.
  • Successful application of structured project management methods within the Lowell delivery framework to ensure delivery to time, cost, quality and scope is essential.
  • Manage 3rd party engagement. Raise purchase orders and provide on-going co-ordination of the contract delivery.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and communicate progress and issue resolution in line with Lowell's delivery framework.
  • Keep up to date with the latest delivery methods and recommend improvements that add value to delivery at Lowell.
  • Adherence with change control, security and legal/compliance requirements.
  • Resource & Budget management and reporting for projects within remit.
  • Engage and collaborate with 3rd parties / suppliers to align Business and IT strategies.
  • Ensure alignment of delivery options to the commercial and IT strategies
  • Engage with regulatory and policy representatives with a view to deliver the portfolio within a compliant framework

How do we say thank you?

You have a huge impact on our success and our rewards reflect this. With us you'll get:
  • A competitive salary and annual pay reviews
  • A annual bonus for a job well done
  • 3% flexible benefits; whether you're into fitness or extra holidays, there's something for you.

Want more?
  • Our on-site subsidised restaurants serve great food all day.
  • Cancel your gym membership we have one on site - it's free!
  • Free parking.
  • A fantastic culture with more little perks along the way.

Once you get here, you'll still be going places. We really want to work with you to make your career what you want it to be, so we offer a load of different opportunities to help you develop.

What do we need from you?

To make the grade, you'll need the following expertise:
  • Excellent track record of delivering medium sized complex IT and business change projects to scope, time, cost and quality
  • A project manager with up to 10 years of experience of delivery using structured methods.
  • Proven ability to deliver projects requiring both technology and business change.
  • Business change experience.
  • Experienced in managing suppliers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced at managing senior stakeholders across the full range of business and technology functions including Executive level.
  • Proven ability to define and manage project budgets.
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen.

Desirable
  • Business Analysis experience
  • Financial Services experience.
  • Project management accreditation.
  • Line management experience.
  • Experience of Agile methodologies.

Required qualifications
  • Degree Level Educated or equivalent industry experience
  • Accreditation in project management methodology (desirable)

Business and Personal Leadership/skills and attitudes
  • Commercially Focused
  • Customer Focused
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Responsiveness to change
  • Driving Results
  • Self Confidence
  • Team Leadership
  • Influencing skills
  • Planning & Organising

Take the next step and apply

Got the lowdown? Like what you see? Make an application so we can consider you for the role.

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