Senior Project Manager - Global IT/Insurance

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jack Devlin

  • Contact email:

    Jack.Devlin@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH116246_1582488135

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-23

Senior Project Manager

Central London - £65,000 - £85,000 + Benefits

Reinsurance / Insurance, Service Delivery

We have an exciting opportunity with one of our clients, a world leader in reinsurance. They stand for exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and client proximity. It operates in all lines of insurance, with more than 42,000 employees throughout the world.

Overview:

As a senior project manager, you will have the ability to make a significant impact to the organisation by supporting the service delivery who operate at a global scale.

You will lead project team members in cross functional IT and Business teams with the goal to deliver global IT related project in time, budget, quaintly and scope.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Plans, schedules, monitors, reports on activities related to SD Infrastructure projects, ensuring that there are appropriate & effective governance arrangements, supported by comprehensive reporting & communication.
  • Ensures that SD Infrastructure projects are managed to realize business objectives & that project management is informed by an awareness of current technical & solution developments
  • Takes responsibility for the definition, documentation & successful completion of projects
  • Responsibility for consistency of project mgt and proactive identification, management assessment of dependencies, risks and issues to the success of the project.
  • Initialization of IT projects according to approved project charters and on boarding of project team, ensuring consistent project methodologies
  • Transparent and consistent communication with the project stakeholders.
  • Responsibility for project budget
  • Any additional duties and responsibilities that may reasonably be expected to be undertaken in accordance with the role.

Experience required:

  • Ability to drive agile change in a largely waterfall organisation and lead projects in new delivery approach.
  • Ability to lead and direct the projects and project workstream leads under a unified project lens without compromising business outcomes and priority constraints.
  • Several years of experience in IT infrastructure, workplace or application project management organisations, specifically in the field of IT.
  • Ability to work in complex organisation structures and tenaciously forge a path for delivery resulting in delivery
  • Excellent communication skills, strong experience in managing the diverging interests of various stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to create meaningful reports and summarize project health status for C-level presentations.
  • Track record of project financial budget management.
  • Ability to drive a mixture of functional and geographic workstreams and coordinate step change delivery to the business in a unified way.
  • Willingness to travel internationally

Desirable:

  • Experience working in a shared services environment
  • Experience with methodologies i.e. PMP, PRINCE 2-certified, Agile methodologies
  • Proven experience in Agile software development and lifecycle methodologies
  • CII qualifications

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to apply, please follow the link provided.