IT Project Manager (Financial Services)

Kingston Upon Thames, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Project Manager

£45,000 to £55,000 per year (DOE)

Kingston-upon-Thames, London

The Opportunity:You will take ownership and be responsible for delivering major software implementations for our financial services market leader, where you will be managing both internal and external stakeholder relations; playing a key part in the full client experience, software implementations from the start, scoping, planning and managing the project, whilst ensuring that those stakeholders are informed every step of the way.

Skills and Experience:
  • A strong background in Project Management , creating Project Initiation Documents (PIDs), detailing the required activities, timescales, effort and resources assigned
  • Financial Services / FinTech industry experience is required
  • Involvement with Project Implementation Review (PIR) meetings with relevant stakeholders
  • Must have a Software Delivery background within the financial services sector (across the full SDLC)
  • Agile delivery experience, with some SaaS technology experience
  • External client facing experience Scrum Master experience / qualification
  • PRINCE2 (or equivalent)
  • Graduate-level education or industry equivalent qualifications would be a bonus

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Producing a project plan detailing the required activities, timescales, effort and resources assigned - ensuring the project has sufficient skills to complete the project
  • Identifying, tracking and reporting any project issues and risks, tracking project costs, updating the project plan as necessary in line with any changes
  • Facilitating the project meetings re the scope evaluation and breakdown of the user stories in line with their agile methodology
  • Facilitating the daily project stand-ups to ensure the project team discuss all elements of the project to ensure greater understanding which will drive/facilitate better delivery outcomes
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered into the Test phase on time and on budget and to the required scope and quality
  • Adopting and championing the Agile Project Management processes to support and grow the Delivery Business Unit

Applications: To learn more about how you can accelerate your career with one of the UK's leading FinTech based organisations based in Kingston-upon-Thames; please call and speak with Edward here at ISR Recruitment in our London offices on 0203 872 6600 or please email me a copy of your very latest CV for an immediate call back.

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