3 weeks ago

Project Manager

Midlands 55K - 60K Permanent

Job Reference: 36380307

Project Manager
My client is a fast paced and forward-thinking Financial Services business who is looking for a Project Manager to join their Change team. This is an excellent permanent opportunity to join a successful and ever-growing business at an exciting time in their journey.
Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a definition of the project, in conjunction with the Project Sponsors. They will manage the work, plan, allocate and utilise resources in an efficient manner and maintain a co-operative, motivated and successful team.
They will be expected to carry out the following as part of their role (this list is not exhaustive):
  • Determine project needs, developing and maintaining a detailed project plan
  • Identify user training needs and manage user training programmes
  • Manage project training within the defined budget
  • Effectively manage project scope and change control
  • As a key member of the Change team, you will have to resolve any cross-functional issues
  • Liaise with, and update progress to, Programme Manager/Senior Management
  • Provide status reports to the Project Sponsor, Business Owner and Steering Committees
  • Manage co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work
  • Manage project evaluation and dissemination activities
  • Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs
  • Deliver best practice project management methodology supporting both waterfall and agile delivery approaches
  • Ensure the business fulfils its obligations and is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the associated regulatory bodies.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Recognised Project Management Qualification
  • Experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience within Financial Services (preferred)
  • Experience gained within wider Business as well as IT
  • Self-starter who is hands on and takes responsibility for own deliverables
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Highly organised, with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Results and target focused
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Lean/Six Sigma/Agile experience and qualifications (preferred)
If you have the required skills, knowledge & experience and would like to hear more, please do get in touch by sending your CV to cormac@deltragroup.com
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