Senior Project Manager

Hood Group
Southend-On-Sea, UK
31 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Hood Group is a privately owned business p roviding insurance solutions for over 30 years to some of the most well respected brands, insurance partners and financial intermediaries. Established in 1983, we came from modest beginnings in the City of London with a small team of passionate people who wanted to help change insurance for the better. We offer our partners an end-to-end service; from product and quote platform design through to sales and retentions. The Hood Group is now one of the largest employers in South East Essex with around 180 staff, award winning services and cutting-edge technology.

We invest in the careers of all our staff, through training, qualifications and by providing a pro-active learning environment. We understand the importance of staff wellbeing and maintaining a good work/life balance and also provide opportunities such as flexible working and career breaks. There is a Group funded Sports and Social committee and we provide seated acupressure massages and fitness classes in our onsite Wellbeing studio. On completion of probation we also provide an excellent benefits package that includes life assurance, pension scheme, medical cover, permanent health insurance and much more.

The Change Team are responsible for the implementation of all major change projects within Hood Group. Following a recent resignation, we are seeking a Senior Project Manager with an excellent track record of delivery to join the team.

To be successful in this role you need to be resilient and pragmatic in the face of uncertainty and changing priorities. You will expertly manage multiple internal and external stakeholders, each bringing different priorities and points of view. You need to evidence strategic planning and be able to think 'outside the box'.

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Line management
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to organise and chair effective project meetings.
  • Methodical and with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

    The salary on offer is £45,000 - £52,000 per annum, depending on experience, working a 37.5 hour week, Monday - Friday with occasional requirements to work weekends and evenings according to business needs.

Academic Qualifications required:

PRINCE 2 (or other formal project management framework) would be beneficial

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above or equivalent to include Mathematics and English.

Please send your application in as soon as possible as due to candidate interest the job may be closed early.

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