Project Manager

08 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Who we are

We are a financially strong, European regulated business operating in five different geographies and over 9 million customer accounts, delivering strong financial returns. Our Purpose – building better financial futures.

The Role

We're recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join our team on a perm basis. This role will be based at our Manchster office with some home working. Due to the current Pandemic this will be initially home based only. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced Project Manager to continue their career in a rewarding working environment.

We are looking for a candidate with a blend of experience across Business Change Project Management and Technical/IT Project Management within a regulatory environment. You will have a passion and commitment to deliver, with an excellent customer focus.

Responsibilities within the role will include:

Lead planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities for small and large projects

Co–ordinate the process of successful implementation of all portfolios onto the in–house platform, liaising with all relevant stakeholders as required

Provide a link between Origination, Operations and Implementation to migrate customer accounts

Deliver small operational changes based around process and system improvements

Work closely with the Business Owner/Sponsor tracking changes, reporting on milestones and producing highlight reports where appropriate

Manage and lead project resources to achieve objectives in line with plans, approved funding and within expected quality and timescales

Demonstrate compliance with agreed methodology, standards, policies and procedures to ensure strong governance

Manage development through projects using agile methodology

Ensure that incidents resolved by the project are recorded and tracked.

To be successful in this role you'll have experience of the following:

Previous experience in technical project management, with a demonstrable understanding of waterfall and agile project management methodologies

Experience in financial services desirable

A good understanding of implementing Lean/DMAIC principles

Workload prioritisation skills to manage a potentially high volume of small changes concurrently alongside supporting larger strategic projects

Vision and drive to support prioritisation of and deliver operational improvements

Excellent people and communication skills is mandatory including the ability to communicate through clear and concise documentation

Good understanding of risks/issues and dependencies between tasks and projects

Comfort with financial/investment terminology and measures would be of benefit

Focus on meeting deadlines, delivering benefits, problem–solving and leading others to deliver change

Ability to work with and guide teams with diverse skill sets.

Flexible and adaptable

What we can offer you

We'll provide you with the first–class training you need to realise your potential and maintain our high–quality standards. Empowered to make a difference, you'll also enjoy our great team spirit and working in a fun environment where you'll feel recognised, rewarded and valued.

Share Incentive Plan

25 Days holiday (plus opportunity to buy/sell)

Pension Scheme – company matching up to 5%

Life Assurance 4 x salary

Private medical insurance / Health plans

Income protection

Employee assistance program

Cycle to work scheme / Gym Flex / Gadget scheme

Home working policy

During these unprecedented times we remain committed to providing you with a safe environment and we are confident that we can provide this whilst adhering to government guidelines on social distancing. The role may require both home and office working during your induction period and after completion.

Please note – we are an equal opportunities employer and FCA regulated company – we will conduct credit, fraud, criminal record and 5–year reference checks as part of our pre–employment screening. (Strictly No Recruitment Agencies Please)

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