Project Manager - Finance

Slough, UK
21 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Travelport are the only true travel commerce platform in the world. We are specialist solution providers and are committed to building leading technology that makes the experience of buying and managing travel continually better for the global travel and tourism industry. Come and be part of our mission to make sure that every trip is powered by Travelport...
Looking for a new adventure with Project Management? Do you spot problems before they arise?

If you've answered yes to the two questions above & you want to at the heart of a major transformation in a Global Technology business, then we could be the place for you.

As a Project Manager at Travelport, you can thrive in the exciting world of Travel Tech.

Role & Team
You will come on board at a truly exciting time, and as a member of the newly created Change function, you will play a crucial and pivotal part in refreshing the way we handle change & generate solutions.

We are setting up a PMO within our Finance function & you will be the lead Project Manager.

You'll partner with Finance to identify problems, quantify those issues, select the right solution & then drive the implementation of that solution.

This dynamic position will involve...
  • You will develop project business requirements with the necessary partners and lead individual and overall project plans for all deliverables within the portfolio.
  • Liaising with Finance Global Business Process Owners (GBPOs), PMO and other PMs of related projects.
  • You will build project charter, partner maps and communication plans to drive project planning and senior partner engagement.
  • Handle the governance of Business Investment Framework (BIF -- internal project approval tool) stage gate approvals.
  • You will have management of Financial Operations project deliverables.
  • Direct and motivate all relevant teams.
  • You will maintain Portfolio budgetary overview and assessments (e.g. What-if scenarios).
  • You will work closely with Enterprise Corporate Systems (ECS - internal IT function) on timelines, deliverables, capacity, metrics.
  • Providing monthly reporting.
  • You'll have the responsibility for the management of all Risk/Issues/Change Requests.

Come and join us...
To ensure we achieve our goal, you will join us in embracing our core values;
  • Be a player, not a spectator; You will take ownership and make things happen.
  • Think we, not me; We are One Travelport, collaborating to succeed.
  • Keep it simple; We're straightforward and easy to do business with.
  • Build for tomorrow; You will challenge the norm, aim high and lead change.

You'll be an innovator, passionate, accountable and solutions-focused, not to mention adaptable, eager for a challenge and an individual who thrives on partnering. All of these combined with the below capabilities are what will make us such an ambitious and compelling organisation.

Are you in?

  • A change agent, a leader & a drive to get to the end result.
  • You have been involved in projects at all stages, from the problem solving to the implementation.
  • Previous Project Management exposure.
  • You will lead multiple projects at the same time so organisation & decision-making skills are crucial.
  • People are your forte & interaction at all levels will be something you excel at.
  • You'll want to go deep & be out on the playing field with the team.
  • Resilient & passionate are two behaviours we feel are important.

If this sounds like you, we'd love for you to get in touch.

What's in it for you?
You will receive a competitive salary & benefits package accompanied by the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and progressive organisation that cares about its people and promotes innovation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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