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Job Purpose:
Experienced Project Manager required to join an International Life Assurance Organisation on an initial contract basis. The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Program Manager and other members of the change team in delivering key projects in line with strict deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:
To lead a Change project for a specific market/business area/company, working closely in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure delivery in line with agreed milestones, priorities and to set quality standards and to budget.
Understand and clearly document the business objectives and critical success factors for the project.
Define the project organisation structure and resourcing model and plan the project and approach, with consideration for the dependencies and constraints and in line with the agreed CGP governance process, reporting and planning standards.
Build strong relationships with all stakeholders, through communication and engagement to become a trusted partner; resolving issues, searching for solutions and understanding opportunities to ensure delivery.
Collaborate with SD & IT teams, third parties, business SME's to ensure they work effectively, utilizing knowledge, skills, resource and experience that are available.
Ensure the project and workstream plans are produced, actively maintained and actively reviewed and contain the appropriate detail.
Manage the project from inception to delivery, with responsibility for day-to-day delivery on time, on budget and to schedule through effective leadership, direction, consultation and facilitation.
Acute awareness and management of project risks and issues ensuring that they are impact-assessed mitigated and escalated where appropriate.
Manage project reviews and checkpoints to the agreed standards.
Provide leadership and direction to the underlying workstreams.
Develop and coach the Strategy and Change resources assigned to the project
Proactively seek opportunities to share knowledge and experience and enhance the capabilities within Change delivery and wider SD & IT teams.

Skills & Experience:
Proven track record of delivery of large scale projects.
Experience of managing 'Virtual' teams across function, a cross business, and geographies.
Experience of delivery using 3rd Parties(both delivering with and management)
Strong knowledge of IT Delivery lifecycle and software methodologies.
Experience of working in a Financial Services environment.
Prince II qualified (or equivalent).
MSP qualified.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rates of pay- market competitive, structured working pattern, car parking on site.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Project Manager with previous IT project delivery with compliance and information governance experience to operate on an initial 6-12 month contract.

Key Responsibilities:
Take responsibility to ensure that assigned projects produce the required outcomes and deliver business benefits.
Control of assigned resources (people, technical and financial) while managing successful relationships with the Departmental and Divisional customers, subcontractors and other stakeholders.
Ensure that assigned projects are managed in accordance with group governance, lifecycle and gated approval process. Comprehensive project, budget, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained. Monitors and controls the performance and variance against these plans.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 5 years in a similar role is required.
Experienced in IT Project Delivery.
A proven track record of implementing change and working to tight deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary, full time working pattern- core business hours, based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Database Analyst required within a life organisation to put in place and aid in the enforcement of a strategy for developing and maintaining UWS databases and ensure the acceptable performance, stability, availability and governance of those databases.

Key Responsibilities:
Database performance - Play an influential role in monitoring and tuning of UWS databases to ensure performant and operational databases. Report and advise on performance bottlenecks and suggested solutions.
Operations and Support - Resolve systems issues related to database malfunction. Document issues and analyse usage in order to put in place preventative measures to reduce downtime.
Methods and Procedures - Provide significant input into the development, improvement and implementation of effective methods and procedures relating to: Database design, maintenance and use, Data storage and backup strategy, Database recovery policy and DR procedures, Database access and user privileges and Data protection, encryption and disposal.
Governance - Periodically review UWS procedures related to the storage, access, disposal and use of data.

Skills & Experience:
At least 2 years' experience in a database administration role.
General knowledge of all aspects of information technology infrastructure hardware and software and a good understanding of current developments in information systems.
Experience with Oracle and SQL server would be advantageous.
Knowledge of data warehouse solutions and development.

Hours & Benefits:
Office hours and Competitive salary.

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