Project Manager

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    Contract / Interim

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  • Contact:

    Charlotte Hobson

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Educated to degree level or equivalent experience and/or relevant IT qualification

Previous experience with proven track record of delivery in large projects / Programmes

  • Accredited at Project Management discipline (practitioner level) (e.g. DSDM Atern, Certified project Manager, APMP, Prince2 practitioner, ISEB)
  • Expert in Project management disciplines
  • Experience of budget management
  • Proven decision making ability
  • Ability to manage and develop people effectively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of influencing senior management population
  • Awareness of market trends in Insurance & the IT industry
  • Expert understanding of end to end IT solutions and the IT delivery lifecycle
  • Proven experience of managing relationships with 3rd parties

Delivery Management

  • Responsibility for one or more UK-IT project or workstreams within a programme, ensuring delivery is on time, within budget, to scope.
  • Applies and champions the appropriate project management disciplines of planning, resourcing, scheduling, monitoring, reporting, risk, issue and dependency management.
  • Establishes an effective project team structure.
  • Responsible for the development and management of budget and expenditure within projects.
  • Manages and contributes to the selection of supplier delivery relations for technical partners, software vendors and contract agencies.
  • Responsible for overall project planning & management of resources required (including well developed contingency plans) to deliver the agreed solutions.
  • Demonstrates change management discipline throughout each project, controlling scope delivered to meet sponsor expectations
  • Plan and coordinate deploy and release activities (technical tasks should be identified and implemented by team lead/change management)