Project Manager (Technology Delivery / Financial Services)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Gemma Grayson

  • Contact email:

    Gemma.Grayson@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH103605_1558087124

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-16

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Project Manager - Technology Delivery / Financial Services

We are actively looking to secure a Project Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Role Overview

  • Our client is seeking a highly experienced Project Manager who can demonstrate successful delivery of complex projects in Fin Tech or Financial Services businesses.
  • Experience of working with businesses that are encountering multi-dimensional change following significant restructuring is required.
  • Familiarity with Transitional Services Agreements and experience of working in a global business is preferred.

The Projects

  • Situated within the Finance and Risk Business, you will be working to deliver critical projects in support of the Technology element of a major separation activity.
  • The multi-year, multi-workstream programme is wide ranging.
  • A minimum of 7 years' Technology Project Management experience is required including working within $multi - million value programmes.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Delivery of projects within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organisation's project management framework.
  • Management of projects with minimal supervision, working with and influencing across multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices.
  • Active participation in all phases of the project. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
  • Effective management of project team conflicts, building collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
  • Estimate costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Preparation and maintenance of project plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
  • Monitoring cost, timescales and resources used, taking action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria.
  • Management of scope and effective change control gaining agreement for revisions from project stakeholders.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Identifies any problems with sponsorship
  • Clear, accurate and timely reporting of progress
  • Matrix management of a wide community.
  • Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the program's "outcome" with the aid of the business change manager
  • Working as part of the Portfolio leadership team with the potential to deputise for the Portfolio director from time to time.

Skills and experience

  • At least 7 years' successful Project Management of large projects in Financial Services or Fin Tech
  • Effective stakeholder communication including ability to clearly and succinctly describe complex issues.
  • Strong management skills including experience of successfully leading matrixed teams.
  • Skill in resolving problems - the ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems and present solution options not problems.
  • An appropriate project management qualification
  • Experience of managing Technology projects across different methodologies including Agile

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via