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Project Manager Assessment - Group Talent HSBCJP00038881

Jefferson Wells
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Job title - Project Manager (Assessment) - Group Talent

Location - London, Canary Wharf/Remote

Rate - Up to £475 PAYE or £601 Umbrella

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 6 months

Our financial services client is currently seeking two a Project Manager (Assessment) to join their team in the London office/remote working, this contract will initially be for 12 months.

Role Purpose
  • Provide project management to support the delivery of the End-to-End Assessment Review project
  • Play a key role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing the project
  • Programme management and co-ordination of project activities and deliverables, on time and on budget
  • Liaise with workstream team members where necessary and follow through on agreed actions to ensure momentum of delivery is maintained
  • Drive project delivery proactively balancing scope, schedule, interdependencies, budget and risks
  • Exercise independent initiative to overcome obstacles and deal with uncertainty
  • Provide focus as to how the project aligns to the people priorities and business goals
  • Define and implement effective project governance frameworks helping in decision making
  • Set high expectations concerning quality and put in place quality assurance processes
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Chair and facilitate the project working group and Steerco meetings
  • Report progress on actions, issues, dependencies, and risks making recommendations to influence decision making in order to maintain progress towards delivery
  • Responsible for the project communication plan to effectively communicate with stakeholders
  • Deliver results through subject matter experts, global and regional stakeholders
  • Foster a 'Continuous Improvement' culture by facilitating Post Implementation Reviews and embed learnings with stakeholders
  • Meet performance targets aligned to Programme objectives and role-model desired behaviours

Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure assessment related activities are managed appropriately, engaging the relevant stakeholders at appropriate points throughout the project management life cycle
  • Provide regular/timely status updates on project milestones and provision of information to the working group, SteerCo, and project sponsor
  • Track, report and highlight any outliers in project spend
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders to create synergies and avoid duplications, conflicts or overlaps between project milestones/deliverables and overall Talent strategy
  • Ensure global consistency whilst taking regional and country needs into consideration

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

Technical Skill Requirements
  • Preferably PMP / Prince2 Qualified

  • Extensive experience of Programme and Project management skills and experience of managing large and complex global projects ideally within HR Function
  • Multiple strong examples of the delivery of projects on time and on budget that achieve business case stated outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, confident and ability to work at all levels
  • Ability to synthesise and present complex data succinctly to senior stakeholders to drive decision making
  • Knowledge of the external environment - regulatory, competitor and market.

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