Experienced and qualified Project Manager sought by an International Life Assurance company for a 12 month contract opportunity. The role holder will be responsible for managing and delivering large / complex projects or programme work-streams in order to meet business objectives.
Responsible for shaping and developing the project approach.
Applies and champions the appropriate project management discipline, i.e. planning, resourcing, monitoring, reporting and risk, issue and dependency management.
Establish an effective project organisation structure and responsible for shaping, building, development, management and motivation of the project team. Produce and manage project budgets, ensuring that spend is in line with agreed plans, that accurate forecasts are produced and agreed benefits are realised.
Responsible for overall project planning & management of resources required (including contingency planning) to deliver the projects.
Skills and Experience:
MSP, Prince2, APMP qualified- desirable.
Background in IT development or IT architecture.
Detailed knowledge of the technical infrastructure of the key systems of at least one business unit.
Comprehensive understanding of software development procedures and practices.
Comprehensive understanding of the IT development lifecycle.
Proven capability to solicit and compile sound IT delivery estimates for systems change and implementation.
Proven Project Management expertise in the delivery of IT system developments.
The successful applicant will be used to successfully managing budgetary responsibilities.
Proven leadership and relationship management experience.
Individuals should have a proven track record in managing complex & technical projects to meet business objectives.
Hours & Benefits:
Competitive rates of pay, Parking on site, Structured working pattern.