Project Manager - Financial Services

Location: Croydon, Surrey Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Mark Crorkin

Project Manager -Business Projects - Croydon

My client is keen to hear from Project Managers with 3years+ experience of managing business projects.

You will;

Align with central management to drive the harmonization of processes and products supporting the migration to target platforms across the Group, engineering new processes to support business change projects

Work with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to understand and elicit business change needs, documenting and mapping end to end processes and presenting finalised requirements to the Business for sign off.

Participate in pre-contract business requirement meetings and complete project initiation documentation, supporting the Sales Team with tender responses and conducting appropriate gap analyses

Facilitate stakeholder workshops to elicit and draft requirements documents to support the business case

Engage with project stakeholders, plan, execute and ensure effective governance of projects

Manage projects from initiation through to closure including planning and tracking, regular reporting and communication, documenting risks, issues and decisions

Review specifications, prepare test cases, coordinate UAT, create and execute UAT test plans, end to end functional tests, record test results and track defects

Ensure project management standards and processes are maintained through the project life cycle, and delivered on time, on budget, with the agreed level of quality

Your skills should include;

  • Demonstrable Workshop Facilitation skills
  • Comfortable with working with senior members of staff, up to Exec Board level
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to foster relationships with peers and other functions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong elicitation techniques for business requirements development and analysis
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Task management to comply with deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken communication, Fluent in English
  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills
  • The ability to recognise and deliver excellent customer service and quality focussed
  • Proactive, flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise workload/tasks and work under pressure
  • Problem solving
  • Assertive when required
  • Ability to handle difficult and demanding situation

Previous experience of the insurance industry is preferred

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