Project Manager

Project Manager

30 May 2022

  • To organise, manage and control business and IT project teams to deliver large tech transformation projects and programmes.
  • To support significant business transformation / change programmes through project management oversight providing guidance and support to project teams.
  • To assist the Director of Programme Management with their activities as part of wider programme / Change team.
  • Identify, document and deliver changes to people, processes and systems across the business.
  • Design and deliver individual project plans using the Sesame Bankhall project management methodology.
  • Act as internal project management consultant to all areas of the business as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the Delivery of IT related projects or programmes which support and enhance the business strategy to agreed success factors and KPI's
  • Set, deploy and demonstrate effective governance controls in line with SBG Change methodology
  • Manage and track budget, providing an ongoing challenge around scope and associated business case.
  • Identify, secure and track internal and external resource requirements throughout the project or programme.
  • Develop and maintain a clear stakeholder map highlighting different stakeholder needs and interaction preferences.
  • Mange vendor teams or relationships, where applicable, throughout the Lifecyle of the project or programme
  • Provide professional project management expertise, consultancy, and challenge to business change activities.
  • Manage effective/productive relationships with Project Sponsor and other senior stakeholders
  • Understand and where necessary challenge the business processes and requirements of users/stakeholders during initiation of the project
  • Work closely with workstreams/project team to agree robust, realistic and agreed project plans
  • Obtain sign off, buy-in and acceptance to changes from appropriate stakeholders and users prior to hand over to the business
  • Run effective project meetings ensuring progress against plan can be measured, key actions, issues and risks are documented and are actively managed between meetings
  • Take ownership and responsibility to ensure all project Constraints, actions, risks, dependencies and issues are identified and then managed
  • Managing and motivating project team members
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37.5 hours per week
Up to £57,500
Sale (hybrid) Opportunity for remote working but expected to visit the Sale office as required
Closing Date: 10 June 2022

Essential Skills Required

The jobholder should have experience of delivering large IT projects on a consistent basis, planning and delivering to a high standard with minimal supervision required.
The successful applicant should demonstrate their experience of managing programmes or projects budgets in excess of £1m.
Extensive experience of project management* and of delivering business and IT projects, which consist of multiple development and business teams with inter-dependencies Experience of project management oversight of multiple projects within large scale business transformation / change programmes in a highly dynamic business environment.
Experience of financial services projects is desirable

Critical Knowledge Required

Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
Ability to provide project management oversight across multiple projects within significant business transformation / change programmes.
Ability to provide coaching and mentoring support and guidance to project teams on change impacts evaluation, decision-making and planning.
Ability to run projects requiring IT and business input and / or deliverables
Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organisation
Excellent internal and external relationship management
Entrepreneurial approach to problem solving
Thoroughness and attention to detail
Good task management skills
Excellent project planning and organisational skills
Excellent facilitation skills
Run Steering Groups for 'Significant' projects
Good decision making and negotiation skills
Project Management.
Change Management
Financial Services background.
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