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IT Project Manager - Financial Services

Location: Surrey Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Gautam Raval Job Published: 12 days ago

IT Project Manager - Financial Services

My client within financial services based in the Surrey area are recruiting for an IT Project Manager.

This is a hybrid role with 1 or 2 days in the office in the Surrey area.

As an IT Project Manager you will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of projects across IT.

IT Project Manager Benefits:

  • 24 days and increases each year with a total of 28 days + BH

  • Medical Health Insurance

  • Up to 16% pension contributed

  • Life Assurance

  • Professional Study Support

IT Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Management of Value Stream and multiple projects and initiatives within it

  • Working with Brokers and third-parties as a working group to get input and feedback

  • Encouraging, and coaching business on agile ways of working

  • Engaging with the business and IT to ensure the effective running of cross-functional team

  • Supporting the Senior Project Manager in the refinement of project processes and templates

  • Responsible for planning and resourcing the project including building and leading a team of resources with the right capabilities to meet the project deliverables

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a detailed project plan

  • Ensuring the project is delivered to the agreed quality standards to minimise rework cost and achieve defined project timescales.

  • Management of the Client and key stakeholders in terms of expectations, agreed scope, timescales, project costs, project invoicing, project resource management

  • Reporting on project status, project costs & project invoicing

  • Management of project risks, change requests and issues throughout the project life cycle

  • Management of Relationships & resources with other internal departments such as Business Analysts, Finance, Marketing, Legal and Support/Infrastructure

  • For appropriately sized projects working closely with the Director of Business Change ensuring that they are updated on project status, risks and issues

  • Ensuring smooth transition to service for every project

IT Project Manager Essential Skills:

  • 5 years + Project Management experience

  • Experience of use both agile and waterfall delivery techniques and knowing what to apply when

  • Experience of use agile tools e.g., DevOps, Jira, Confluence

  • Previous experience working in a regulated environment

  • Scrum Alliance Scrum master qualification

  • Prince 2 Practitioner

  • BSc in Computer Science/IT or similar

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects

  • Leadership of multiple, multi-disciplined teams delivering technical solutions across a variety of platforms

  • Seen by clients and prospects as having a can-do delivery focus

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