Head of Projects

Stellar Select
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Projects

Location: Remote with travel to Essex 1-2 days a week, however this could be flexible.

Salary: up to £75,000 depending on experience


21 days holiday raising to 28 days with service plus bank holidays.
Life Assurance x4
8% contributory pension
Costco Membership which is renewed in December.
Private Medical InsuranceAbout the role of Head of Projects

Our client is a Mortgage and Loan Servicing Business who are going through a period of growth. As a Head of Projects, you will support the business in the delivery of projects, providing effective leadership, project management and coordination of the project teams. Ensuring that stakeholders are kept aware of progress and any emerging risks. Also to assist the business in the implementation of strategic projects.

Responsibilities for the role of Head of Projects

Adhering to and promoting adherence to company values and the FCA's Conduct Rules by role-modelling and upholding these standards in all activity undertaken.
Acting with integrity, due skill, care and diligence; being open and cooperative with regulators; paying due regard to the interest of customers and treating them fairly; and observing proper standards of market conduct.
Lead Project team's ensuring that (if required): -
There is a comprehensive and consistent understanding of the issues and the process that needs to be reviewed/ changed.
A project management tracking system is created and maintained, setting out, among other things, the delivery timetable.
The right resource is co-opted onto the project.
Timely updates of progress are produced and circulated to all stakeholders.
Post implementation review of process improvement to include: - review of project's outcomes/ review of usability of new process/ review of MI to confirm success/ conduct post implementation "fine tuning".
Manage the various "project" committee meetings / calls producing a comprehensive log of items discussed and actions to be taken in a timely manner
Reporting into one of the company DirectorsExperience required for the position of Head of Projects

Proven track record in leading and delivering projects is highly desired.
Sound knowledge of Compliance and Regulatory requirements, particularly the FCA and MCOB rules
Proven track record in effective staff management.
Excellent interpersonal skills including proven track record in chairing project meetings
Excellent organisational skills
Strong problem solving and creative-thinking skills.
Excellent organisation and administration skills.
Effective coaching skills.
Understanding of the non-conforming and 2nd charge mortgage market.
Attention to detail and accuracy with excellent analytical skills.
Flexible attitude and ability to work additional hours when required.
Works well under pressure.
Enjoys working to deadlines and within strict financial objectives.
Self-motivatedFor more information regarding the role of Head of Projects please contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful. We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days

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