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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Business change

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Scott Murphy

  • Contact email:

    smurphy@venquis.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8602_1543328770

  • Published:

    seit 13 Tagen

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Scott Murphy


Our Financial Services based client is looking for and experienced Project Manager to join their Leadership team. For this particular role, we are looking ideally for people with experience leading and delivering CRM implementations or equality large multidisciplinary and transformational initiatives.The successful candidate must possess the following skill sets /experiences -
Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Project Sponsors (Directors), Stakeholders, Business Analysts, Developers, Testers, Risk, Compliance and Service Management to ensure deadlines are met
  • Oversee project delivery from start to finish
  • Manage multiple project workstreams and its dependencies
  • Maintain consistent communication throughout the project's lifecycle
  • Understand the implications of each project and ensure that risks, issues and assumptions are monitored throughout
  • Provide essential project reporting to key Stakeholders
  • Ensure business readiness activities are planned and carried out
  • Ensure that financial regulations are adhered to at all stages of a project


Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience leading and delivering CRM implementations or equality large multidisciplinary and transformational initiatives
  • Around 10 years' experience as a Project or Programme Manager
  • Excellent understanding of the project lifecycle and various project management methodologies
  • Strong track record in managing software delivery projects in time-pressured environments
  • Experience of engaging and influencing effectively with Senior Managers & Directors and communicate effectively at any level and across business function
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent Stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to apply different approaches to different circumstances, based on the specifics of the project
  • Proficient use in MS products, in particular Project, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Able to influence key Stakeholders and communicate effectively at any level and across business functions


Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • APM or equivalent certification
  • Scrum Master experience
  • Line-management experience of Project Management resources
  • Industry experience predominantly within financial services and/or regulated environments
  • Experience of working in an in-house development environment
  • Experience of introducing agile methods into an organisation
  • Working knowledge of JIRA


Please send CV in first instance.