Goodman Masson

Investment banking


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Project manager

New 17 October England - City and Borough of Leeds, Leeds Interim €692.90 - €762.20 per day

A leading UK bank currently require a Transformation Project Manager to work within IT on multiple projects, reporting to the Programme Manager.

You will be responsible for;
*Will engage key stakeholders and Head of Programme Delivery to identify and agree the key project objectives and benefits for the work programme.
*Responsible for the major project deliverables, maintaining the overall project plans across multiple areas to ensure effective delivery within budget and to the agreed timescales, quality and benefits realisation requirements.
*Lead and matrix manage assigned technical and 3rd party teams.
*Promote and embed project management methodologies and governance frameworks in line with Project Management Standards.
*Provide guidance and steerage on technical feasibility/options/solutions to deliver agreed requirements. This will include identifying emerging digital technologies that are applicable.
*Proactively identifies threats to project delivery and programme wide risks, escalating to Head of Programme Delivery and Key stakeholders and instigating recovery action to assure project delivery.
*Provide co-ordinated management ensuring that the balance between delivery time, delivery cost, quality assurance and benefit yield are optimised.

For your application to qualify, you will have the following;
*Comprehensive experience in all phases of the delivery life cycle from feasibility studies, to requirements management, development and testing.
*Experience of both Agile and Waterfall delivery methods
*Experience of working within the Financial Services sector
*Experience of managing multiple complex business and IT Projects
*Comfortable liaising with senior client personnel to establish and clarify requirements
*Able to interpret business requirements and align this to the best use of the chosen technology solution
*Excellent communication skills - interviewing, preparation and delivery of presentations and reports
*Ability to proactively manage stakeholders constructively, challenge their suggestions and requirements in order to deliver pragmatic solutions
*Comfortable in working in a diverse and multicultural environments
*Comfortable in working with geographically dispersed teams on multiple continents
*Strong business understanding for UK Retail Banking focusing on current capabilities in place
*Technical appreciation of IT estates and the ability to learn quickly from SME's across the bank.
*Strong interpersonal skills to enable effective working with a range of stakeholders and points of view
*Ability to break down problems and creatively identify alternative approaches
*Experience of managing IT projects up to ~£5m
*Experience of working with mobile/digital technology is an advantage but not required
*Experience of day to day management of technical delivery teams
*Successful delivery of projects to time, cost and quality
*Ability to proactively manage stakeholders constructively, challenge their suggestions and requirements in order to deliver pragmatic solutions

Please apply now to avoid missing out!

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