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Implementation Project Manager

Implementation Project Manager

  • Location

    Scotland, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Kirsty McIntyre

  • Contact email:

    kmcintyre@venquis.com

  • Salary high:

    700

  • Salary low:

    600

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8675_1546544151

  • Published:

    seit 3 Monaten

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-21

  • Consultant:

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My client are looking to appoint a Project Manager in their Change and Transformation team in Edinburgh. This will be a six-month contract position, with an option to extend further.

Job Summary:

The role is for a Project Manager in one of the key workstreams (Business Architecture and Operating model) in the implementation of a new wealth management back office platform.

Principal Activities:

  • Define and manage a project plan/s to deliver the required workstream outputs
  • Plan a schedule of workshops and meetings involving subject matter experts, business analysts, client facing representation and communication experts.
  • Manage a programme of follow-up activities to ensure that actions assigned in workshops and meetings are completed
  • Identify and monitor risks, issues, and dependencies
  • Produce regular status reporting including RAG status, progress against the plan, risks and issues management and milestones achieved
  • Ensure that the workstream hits milestones and produces the defined outputs
  • Ensure that the workstream adheres to the governance requirements of the programme

Experience:

  • Financial Services background ideally with wealth management project experience
  • Strong experience in leading projects including planning, risks and issues management, and status reporting
  • Experience of working with stakeholders at every level across the organisation
  • Experience of working with 3rd party software suppliers in a major implementation - desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of working both independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability of managing resources to deliver to a plan
  • Experience with one of the leading Wealth platform providers in the UK FS market

Please DO NOT apply for this position unless you have Financial Services / Wealth experience as unfortunately you will not be considered.