1 week ago

Senior Project Manager

London 800K - 800K Contract

Job Reference: 39141307

Our client, a leading household name Insurer, are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them on a One Year Fixed Term Contract.

The ideal candidate will have experience of Project Management, operating at a senior level , worked within Insurance and have had previous experience of Systems Implementation.

Please note most of this role will be home working, with some need to attend workshops (mainly in London).

Duties:

·  Planning - Successful delivery requires good planning, including building a plan for delivery, cutting the plan in different ways for communications and stakeholder management, understanding and articulation of the Critical Path.
 
·   Scope / Change Management - Change is the only certainty in transformation and successfully managing scope must be achieved by defining scope and managing and change using a formal change process.  Maintaining an audit trail of change and ensuring all Change is appropriately impact assessed.
 
·   Resourcing - Understanding the resource required and planning ahead to ensure you get the resource you need, creating the project resource profile aligned with the plan.
 
·   Managing the Finances - Understanding the financial position of the project at any given time and accurately forecasting the funding needed to deliver successfully and alignment to approved budget.
 
·  Risk and Issue Management - Anticipating, identifying and mitigating against the things that could derail a project makes for a much smoother delivery.  Managing risk horizons of 3, 6, 9 months and whole life.  Skilled at identifying, articulating and quantifying risk – both delivery risk and operational risk impact (both positive and negative) following implementation of change. Deploying a range of effective risk mitigation and management strategies.
 
·   Team Leadership - Effectively motivate and inspire the project team to deliver the desired outcomes.  Articulate the vision, objectives and outcomes of the project. Build, lead and motivate a highly effective and focussed project team
 
·  Stakeholder Management - There are often a lot of people who want to be kept informed, often in different ways and at different times, about the progress of the project.  Identify all stakeholders and plot on a stakeholder map.  Create and implement a stakeholder management and communications plan
 
·  Governance - Ensuring the project is delivered with the appropriate level of control for the change being implemented.  A smooth transition through project lifecycle by effective planning and communication, the ability to accurately articulate current Governance position of project along with effective Project reporting.
 
·   Business Case - There has to good reason for a project existing, so you will aid in the development and documenting of an appropriate business case.  Identify and map both hard and soft benefits and develop a benefits realisation strategy and plan.

Please apply online today if you have the relevant skills and experience for the role.
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