Project Manager

Location:
Northampton
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
BBBH228856_1716545271
Posted:
about 1 month ago

Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 6 Months with possible extension
Location: Hybrid Northampton or Knutsford 2 days per week remainder remote
Rate: Up to £415.00 per day via an approved Umbrella company

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation? Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Job Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their team working with their client in the financial services sector.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Experience of owning a workstream for delivery within a large project environment
  • Capable of ensuring delivery of agreed outcomes in line with Barclays policies and standards
  • Management of RAIDs and resource requirements with appropriate and timely escalation of problems and issues
  • Experience operating with Agile and Waterfall methodologies (Scaled Agile Framework experience advantageous)
  • Desirable experience would include - Financial services background, new product / green field delivery, complex data delivery, third party vendor management, complex integrations
  • Defining and delivering multiple projects to plan
  • Develop and maintaining effective relationships with teams across the organisation, ensuring effective delivery of applications into the production environment
  • Working with project / product managers, to manage projects to milestones, risks, issues and finances
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with the Technology team(s) to manage dependencies and ensure projects deliver to time, cost and quality measures
  • Managing the planning, coordinating and supervision of all activities related to the design, engineering, development, testing and delivery of projects
  • Scoping, planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Being responsible for management of approved budgets and commitments related to the portfolio of projects
  • Ensuring that all governance, risk policies, procedures and compliance policies are adhered to

What we're looking for:

  • Project management qualification with experience of managing a portfolio of projects (£500K - £2M cash per annum) in a complex organisation
  • Significant experience of Project Management and IT delivery
  • Experience of software development methodologies, Waterfall and Agile
  • Previous Experience of delivering in an onshore and offshore development model

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Experience with tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Project Management experience within a financial institution (preferred, not essential)
  • Experience of full Microsoft Office suite

If this is the role for you please submit your CV at your earliest convenience.

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