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Senior Project Manager - SDLC, Insurance

  • Salary: £500 - £575 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 16/03/2017
  • Job reference: J363492A

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Senior Project Manager - SDLC, Software Development Lifecycle, Insurance, Pega, Prince 2, IT Tech

Our client is a large Insurance Provider and they are currently recruiting an experienced Senior Project Manager for a 6 month contract based in Guildford, starting as soon as possible.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for maximising the project's day-to-day productivity so that overall Programme momentum and success is maintained throughout
  • Responsible for meeting designated project and programme milestones aligned to ensure the Programme achieves its delivery timescales and goals
  • Responsible for ensuring the project portfolio is properly integrated into the Programme's PMO function.
  • Responsible for ensuring the project adheres to the Programme's Management Plan and Quality Assurance objectives and targets
  • Responsible for properly planning, and anticipating, project resource requirements (project and Business) so the Programme can achieve its delivery timescales and goals
  • Responsible for project risk mitigation and, if required, programme escalation
  • Responsible for project issue management and, if required, programme escalation
  • Responsible for all reporting and communication required for the project
  • Responsible for managing, leading and motivating the project delivery team/s on a day-to-day basis
  • Responsible for effective stakeholder management

Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with Agile and Iterative delivery methodologies
  • Pega
  • MS Project
  • Prince 2


  • Experience in delivering transformational change for a Blue Chip organisation in the Commercial Insurance industry for the Commercial Insurance sector
  • Knowledge of Software Development principles and methodologies
  • Experience of the SDLC
  • Experience in working co-operatively and collaboratively with development teams on-shore and off-shore
  • Hands on experience operating in a Programme delivery setting and managing internal and external dependencies
  • Good understanding of underlying technological considerations for example configuration management, release management, software development lifecycle and infrastructure.
  • Experience working on iterative and Agile projects


  • Prince 2 Practitioner

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to operate in a Programme team
  • Comfortable handling the uncertainty inherent in a Programme delivery environment
  • Focus on producing a quality product within tight deadlines
  • Organised and detail conscious
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Focus on a risk based approach to quality assurance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-sufficient but also a team player who is quick to build effective working relationships and lead a team
  • Proactive with an organised and methodical approach, operating with pace, enthusiasm and creativity
  • Able to effectively challenge, negotiate and influence
  • Strong stakeholder management experience

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first inst

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