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Project Manager (Change Management)

Job Reference:
RH33912
Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Operations, Project Manager
Salary:
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Locations:
England
Contract Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
06/06/2018

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Our international Client based in Staines are currently recruiting for a Project Manager within their Change Management team.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who are looking to join a well established Projects team within a forward thinking company!

Job Role

  • Using a standard project management methodology, end to end responsibility for the delivery of assigned business change projects
  • Lead project planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained and issues are actively managed through to their successful resolution
  • Management of project stakeholders, ensuring desired requirements are delivered to specification
  • Deliver effective communication to all interested parties including stakeholders and Senior Leaders to support effective decision-making, provide project status updates, and manage the smooth and integrated delivery of projects
  • Produce meaningful business cases/proposals and ensure that the projects remain on target to enable the achievement of declared business benefits
  • To build effective relationships with IT colleagues and other project managers to ensure successful delivery of the IT element of any project
  • Ensure any new systems are appropriately transitioned into service
  • Where a third party is involved in a project, manage the relationships ensuring that dependencies are identified and managed and deliverables are achieved, as defined in the project's plan and without incurring unnecessary cost or delay to the project
  • Engage and manager relationships with Group functions such as Procurement and Information Security throughout the project
  • Determine, monitor and review all elements of the project, including costs, staffing requirements, project resources, and project risk, ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by appropriate reporting
  • The co-ordination and management of project meetings, chairing the meetings and documentation of minutes and actions
  • Engage with business stakeholders and assist in the delivery of process changes to support change deliverables
  • Planning, execution and closing of assigned projects
  • Act as a role model both within Change Management; inspire excellence through consistent behaviours
  • Take an active role in developing individual's skills that will benefit the team
  • Develop the knowledge of team members ensuring that there are no 'key-person' dependencies

Essential Requirements

  • The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly to senior stakeholders and have the necessary skills to manage expectations and understand stakeholders' needs
  • An ability to manage their workload effectively, highlighting any issues to their line manager in a timely manner
  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Significant business analysis experience with a record of understanding business and customer needs
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Successfully manage multiple work-streams, meeting milestones and deadlines as agreed with our customers
  • Experience of defining and reporting on benefits' realisations
  • Experience of the constraints and pressures of working in a regulated industry
  • Background of working on IT projects

    Desirable

  • 3 years+ business analysis experience, qualifications desirable
  • 3 years+ project management experience, qualifications desirable
  • Process Management or Process Improvement qualification such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen desirable
  • Operational knowledge and experience of the leasing or a financial services environment desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Financial services or Commercial background with Projects

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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