Project Manager

Exeter, UK
06 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My Exeter based client is looking to grow their team! Are you the next addition to their award winning team?

The Role:

Planning, implementation and delivery of multiple projects to timelines and costs within the company Change Management framework.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Plan, monitor and manage projects from initiation to delivery
  • Manage risk and uncertainty through decision making
  • Work closely with Head of projects to plan for cross project dependencies
  • Asses project performance and communicate lessons learned to increase knowledge
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations, ensuring the right communications plan approach, principle of no surprises
  • Identifying, assembling and leading project resources from kick off to successful implementation
  • Maintain standard project documentation meticulously, no grey areas
  • Ensure project results meet business, technical requirements, schedule and cost
  • Create, monitor and manage projects budget
  • Work with delivery manager to slot implementation and delivery resources and activities
  • Provide advance warning of tasks impeding completion dates Monitor performance and recommend schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions
  • Deliver accurate and concise reports
  • Maintain governance information with PMO, adhering to project transition methodology
  • Work with Technical Solution architects and Business Analyst to ensure technical and business requirements are fit for purpose
  • Work with the training department to ensure that training material accurately reflects changes to systems and/or processes

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Degree on appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Highly experienced PM who has led IT and business change projects end to end
  • Extensive experience of business systems implementations
  • Software maintenance and development projects
  • Experience on software development methodologies, (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, iterative)
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Experience evolving and maintaining Policy Administration systems desirable
  • ITIL service management
  • Experience managing policy administration systems desirable
  • Jira or similar tools
  • Familiar with software engineering techniques, continuous integration, build, deliver, test focused and other automated acceptance testing techniques
  • Proven track record of delivering against commercial time frames
  • Experience working with development teams
  • Insurance experience, preferably on the Protection market.
  • Must have the right to work in the UK

Skills You'll Require:
  • Effective interpersonal skills, good relationship builder with excellent team working skills
  • Superior analytical skills, inquisitive
  • Self-motivated, willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Able to challenge as and when required
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Active listener
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity
  • Able to challenge as and when required
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Problem solver, not just an intermediary
  • A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work.
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Extremely organised with strong time management skills
  • Able to work at a relatively fast pace
Sound like you? Interested in finding out more?
Get in touch, I'd love to chat to you all about it. Hit the apply button!

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