Project Manager - Birmingham

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted
13 Dec 2017
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Ref
1478668
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager
Birmingham
£50000 - £55000 per annum

To be responsible for the delivery of one or more Business Change projects. To achieve this, our Project Managers are passionate about quality, about delivering on a right first time every time basis, about teamwork, and have the ability to influence to all levels and across all areas of the business.

Responsible for full end-to-end delivery of projects throughout the complete project lifecycle, including;

* Understanding the specific scope of each project and ensuring the appropriate project team and structure is mobilised to ensure its timely and successful delivery.
* Building robust, detailed business cases, including the clear identification and ownership of benefits to be delivered by their projects.
* Securing appropriate budget to deliver their projects and maintaining tight cost control throughout the lifecycle .
* Ensuring that the project life cycle is followed and all governance requirements are adhered to (including the effective identification and mitigation of project risks).
* Developing detailed plans and adopting appropriate management processes to track project progress and for the early identification of issues and any necessary countermeasures.
* Building strong relationships with the project sponsor and all other key stakeholders and ensuring timely communication throughout the project.
* Ensuring all parts of the business are engaged as necessary and actively contribute to all elements of the project, including readiness for acceptance into BAU

Experience

* Proven experience of delivering projects in a financial services environment and serving multiple stakeholders.
* Direct responsibility for projects with individual budgets ranging from £500k to £1.5m.
* Ability to manage one or more projects concurrently, successfully managing different priorities.
* Experience managing business-facing projects with strong technical and/or regulatory / legislative components.
* Appropriate professional qualifications, minimum standard APMP or PRINCE2
* Managing resource, budgets and multiple stakeholders across the project and other key business areas.
* Strong communication skills across all levels â€" from Board level outwards.
* Evidence of identifying and managing inter-project/programme dependencies.

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