Project Managers are responsible for delivery of initiatives for European Operations. You will provide overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of assigned projects ensuring consistency of delivery against business and IT strategy, commitments and goals.
You will manage the effective delivery of initiatives that answer the stated requirements and enables business strategic objectives. Projects will be process, people or technology focused. You will work within agreed time and to budget to successfully shape, design and deliver the project, ensuring that it meets business needs with a focus on quality of delivery and using change management tools to implement a smooth transition into service or business as usual.
You will work closely with the Programme Manager in the definition of project, scope and the ongoing lifecycle to ensure that it remains within the agreed definition, business objectives are met and all relevant artefacts are used and maintained.
Apply structured project methodology and lead change management
Manage the end to end lifecycle of project including production and maintenance of required artefacts,
e.g. Project Plans, risks and issue (RAIDs), budget tracking and project governance.
Manage the delivery of projects following both Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
Definition of metrics to measure success and monitor change progress
Apply best practice change management tools and techniques (e.g. Prosci), including Change Impact
Assessments, Change management strategy, Stakeholder Analysis and Coaching managers and
supervisors through Change (Change Curve, Learning styles )
Pro-active engagement with the sponsor and stakeholder
Definition of roles and responsibilities between project, business and 3rd party resources
Plan, agree and execute communication, training and transition activities with stakeholders
Planning and execution of business readiness implementation activities
Work in conjunction with Service Design and Transition resource to ensure effective handover to live Service
Identify and manage inter-dependencies between work streams
Manage reporting to governance forums, key stakeholders and line management ensuring early sight of exceptions with options and mitigations where appropriate
Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders and external suppliers to ensure project delivery meets business needs
Corporate insurance industry (Lloyd's market would be advantageous).
Business improvement, change management principles, methodologies &
Project Management methodologies: Waterfall and Agile