IT Project Manager, London, £65,000

London, England
Up to £65000.00 per annum + Bonus Pension Healthcare
07 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
HR Jobs
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Project Manager, London, £65,000

Role Purpose

To manage multiple large scale projects within the EMEA Portfolio, these can either be stand-alone projects or will fall within global or EMEA programs of work

Key Accountabilities

  • Operational IT experience and BC project experience
  • Production and sign off of business cases
  • Defining project scope and deliverables and developing project plans; activity planning, sequencing and time estimating; development of management project plans
  • Ensure governance processes are understood and followed, appropriate stakeholders engaged at the right time
  • Determine resources needed to meet expectations. Coordinate the activities to obtain the needed resources and manage resources effectively
  • Responsible for providing statistical analysis, reporting findings, identifying enhancements and streamlining processes
  • Identify and manage risks and issues and provide solution
  • Maintain various status and financial reports for projects. Ensure timely information provided to management as appropriate. Monitoring, controlling and reporting on project progress to stakeholders
  • Third Part Management
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives as projects progress and conduct post-project completion reviews to identify areas of continual improvement


  • 3+ years of experience in Project management or related roles with proven, significant professional growth
  • Formal qualification in project management (Prince 2, PMP) Six Sigma is desirable
  • Knowledge of benefits broking process and client servicing related to benefit plans desired
  • Knowledge of employer and employee benefits delivery model and best practices

Person Specification

  • Ability to initiate, grow and maintain strong working relationships at all levels including executive sponsors, business leaders, subject matter experts and other key stakeholders
  • Ability to manage executive and senior staff and skilled in the management of stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to adapt content, style and level of detail of written and verbal communications to fit numerous, diverse audiences, selecting the most effective method in each case
  • Critical Thinker- Ability to understand, articulate and translate complex business problems in order to define clear activities which result in desired solutions
  • Delivery Focussed- Ability to identify and pursue the successful completion of key project products simultaneously ensuring quality and timeliness of all outputs
  • Time Manager- Able to manage numerous projects simultaneously, prioritising key actions to ensure close management of stakeholders and action owners in order to achieve successful delivery of project products and outputs
  • Technical Expert- Solid Understanding of Project Management such as prince 2 and structures and can demonstrate a pragmatic application of these appropriate to a given audience.
  • Proven Experience in;

  • The successful initiation, planning, execution and closure of projects
  • Delivering operations, risk, organisational change and IT application projects
  • Managing a project team
  • Negotiating with all parts of an organisation in order to secure resource and/or budget, meet deadlines, attain approvals, embed process and manage conflicts
  • Facilitation of projects meetings; Internal and third parties, including online/conference calls

    • Proven ability in an insurance or financial services environment for at least 3 years. Process mapping, lean methodology and operational improvement implementation

    IT Project Manager, London, £65,000

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