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Project Manager

Here at Old Mutual International we are seeking a Project Manager to join our Group Technology Solutions team to ensure the delivery of large-scale projects to meet specific business plan objectives. They will be leading a team of professionals and third parties and working in partnership with the business to deliver to agreed scope, to time, cost, quality, risk appetite and budget. Projects will typically have budgets between £500k to £5m per annum and project team sizes up to 75 people.

Key Responsibilities and Scope of role:
  • To support the Programme Manager/Portfolio Manager and other members of the Change team.
  • To lead a Change project for a specific market/business area/company, working closely in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure delivery in line with agreed milestones, priorities and to set quality standards and to budget.
  • Understand and clearly document the business objectives and critical success factors for the project.
  • Define the project organisation structure and resourcing model and plan the project and approach, with consideration for the dependencies and constraints and in line with the agreed CGP governance process, reporting and planning standards.
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders, through communication and engagement to become a trusted partner; resolving issues, searching for solutions and understanding opportunities to ensure delivery.
  • Collabora...

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  • Collaborate with SD & IT teams, third parties, business SME's to ensure they work effectively, utilizing knowledge, skills, resource and experience that are available.
  • Ensure the project and workstream plans are produced, actively maintained and actively reviewed and contain the appropriate detail
  • Manage the project from inception to delivery, with responsibility for day-to-day delivery on time, on budget and to schedule through effective leadership, direction, consultation and facilitation
  • Acute awareness and management of project risks and issues ensuring that they are impact-assessed mitigated and escalated where appropriate.
  • Manage project reviews and checkpoints to the agreed standards
  • Provide leadership and direction to the underlying workstreams
  • Develop and coach the Strategy and Change resources assigned to the project
  • Proactively seek opportunities to share knowledge and experience and enhance the capabilities within Change delivery and wider SD & IT teams.
  • Act as an ambassador for Group Technology Solutions and Change Delivery, role modelling our core values, leading by example
  • Act as a deputy for the Programme Manager as required
  • Take responsibility for personal development ensuring that a personal development plan is maintained at all times.

Key Behavioural Skills:

Focus on our values:

Pioneering:
  • Innovate, take bold steps forward
  • Stand up for what's right
  • Question convention and stay curious


Dependable:

  • Use expertise to deliver on promises
  • Persevere to get the right outcome
  • Act with focus and care


Stronger together:

  • Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
  • Share openly and transparently
  • Listen, to include new perspectives

Qualifications required:
Essential: Prince 2 Practitioner (or equivalent)
Desirable: MSP Qualified

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Proven track record of delivery of large scale projects.
  • Experience of managing 'Virtual' teams across function, a cross business, and geographies.
  • Experience of delivery using 3rd Parties(both delivering with and management)
  • Strong knowledge of IT Delivery lifecycle and software methodologies.
  • Experience of working in a Financial Services environment

Inclusion & Diversity:

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture which embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

Contact the Recruitment Team

If you have a specific question about any of our vacancies please get in touch.

Telephone: 02380 726939 Option 6
Email: recruitment@quilter.com

Job Sector
Strategy & Consultancy
Job Position
Project Management
City/Town
Southampton
Address
Southampton, (Channel Isles), United Kingdom Show on map
Post date
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