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Project Manager - Leeds - North

Project Manager - Leeds - North

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Date Job Posted Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
Reference 1825
Category Project Manager
Employment Type Permanent

This vacancy is no longer advertised

Job Title: Project Manager

Salary: up to £55,000

Location: Leeds

Innovation, people-led approach, efficiency and desire to excel – these are not just buzz words in our clients’ organisation. These are fundamentals of their success. And it’s a FTSE100 company.

If you share these principles and seek an opportunity to build a bright career within a leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Who through bespoke, quality solutions, they have helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. - This is your chance.

The Role

You will be instrumental in supporting the Project Management function within a project services environment, this role requires a strong well rounded and dynamic individual with proven project management or Reporting to either a Programme or Portfolio Manager within Project services, the Project Manager will be responsible for managing the successfully delivery of change and IT projects to agreed time and commercial environment.

You will work on end client’s site in their modern office to support project initiation and definition of required deliverables and governance models, plan the project, agree the plan with project board/steering committee, and prepare detailed plans for each stage.

Your daily tasks will include defining the project scope, ensuring products and deliverables are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality, TCF and compliance objectives; monitoring the progress and taking the necessary corrective actions; reporting the project board and engaging with key business and client stakeholders; documenting and assessment of risks, issues and dependencies relating to a project; providing project updates.

Skills needed

To be successful in this role, you need to have a proven track record in change project management within the financial services sector, ideally with Life & Pensions experience, a sound knowledge of project planning processes, techniques and methodologies, a clear understanding of risks/issues as well as their impact on project, including the definition and execution of effective risk mitigation actions.

Additionally, you need to have an excellent stakeholder management, communication and negotiation skills as well as demonstrate a professional approach and manner.

Having a relevant professional certification (Prince 2 Foundation / Prince 2 Practitioner) and good IT skills, Excel and MS Project.

What in it for you?

On top of a competitive salary, our client will support your work-life balance with a wide array of employee benefits (i.e. pension scheme, group insurance, healthcare plan, company shares, discretionary annual bonus, holiday buy, childcare vouchers, cycle to work and many more). They will also help you achieve your career goals by mentorship, internal and external training, recognizing your achievements as well as open and diverse culture, where collaboration and inclusion are as important as results.


Please apply online or send your CV directly to Susie Toner, alternatively, give Susie a call on 0131 3444790 for further details.

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