Finance Project Manager (6 months FTC)

Merlin Entertainments plc
Poole, UK
11 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A job with Merlin isn't like a job anywhere else. With attractions around the world, from rollercoasters to wax figures, we don't trade in suits, handshakes or briefcases. We trade in fun. In smiles, shrieks and spine-tingles.
In Memories. In magic. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead, there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our worldwide attractions and guests' experiences are the best they can be.

We require a Finance Project Manager to join our Group Finance Systems and Process team, based at our fantastic Merlin HQ in Poole, Dorset. This role is available on a 6 month fixed term basis.

Reporting into the Group Head Finance Systems & Processes, you will work with senior stakeholders across our Global estate, managing the delivery of projects, utilising best practice project management life cycles to control plans, timelines, costs and gaining resolution to complex scenarios to deliver.

Key objectives include...

• Facilitating steering group meetings.
• Building strong working relationships and delivery teams across multiple disciplines.
• Driving decisions and resolutions to issues and mitigation of risk.
• Delivering projects on time and to budget.

We are looking for the following skills and experience...

• Key Project Management experience including experience of working on Finance and Technology projects.
• Project Management qualification.
• Good analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
• Excellent facilitation, communications and presentation experience.
• Excellent conflict management.
• Good Excel and PowerPoint.
• Experience of working with SQL developers and TM1 would be advantageous.

The Benefits...

We're growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects - ideal if you're already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days' holiday (pro rata) and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.

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