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Project Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 29 days ago
Start Date asap
Contact Paula McClymont
Job Ref UB678390_1563960771

Job Description

Location: Belfast

Our client is a well known Financial Services and Banking Institution across the island of Ireland.

A Project Manager role has arisen within our clients Remediation and Change Management division, requiring experience and expertise in analysis and change ideally from both an operational and technical viewpoint.

This role will be offered on a Daily Rate Contract basis initially for a 6mth period.

Purpose of the role:

  • Plan and deliver a business or regulatory Project containing a range of inter-related initiatives
  • Lead and develop a matrix team of analysts and operational resources to ensure effective delivery of all requirements within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Lead direct and indirect stakeholder engagement at management level across a range of the banks businesses and functions

Key role deliverables:

  • Mobilise a business or regulatory project within a wider programme or to deliver a stand alone business or regulatory change. Create and deploy an appropriate governance framework and define baselines for budget, scope, schedule and resourcing. Build an implementation schedule including identifying the critical path and setting key milestones
  • Lead the delivery of the Project through the entire life cycle; ensuring delivery to time, cost and quality including closure and handover to BAU owners.
  • Ensure effective use of project management methodologies across the Project.. Includes establishment of effective processes for planning, design, deployment, control, closure and governance.
  • Identify and manage internal partner and external contractor project deliverables, including selection of and negotiation with key suppliers/stakeholders, where appropriate
  • Forecast and evaluate internal and external Project risks and issues and develop plans to resolve issues or mitigate threats to delivery. Ensure effective processes are in place for the ownership, identification and reporting of risks from projects into Project governance.
  • Manage the Project budget and deploy effective cost control processes. Ensure full ownership of costs and benefits in the sponsoring business and oversee realisation of benefits within agreed timelines
  • Establish and maintain an effective stakeholder management framework across business owners within the bank. Participate in appropriate fora including leading Project governance committees where appropriate and influencing business owners and suppliers to ensure effective delivery
  • Lead and develop a team of circa 10-20 matrix resources, maximising the effectiveness of their contribution. Ensure effective lines of communication are maintained across the Project and team performance is continually assessed and action taken where necessary. Attract and develop team members as required.

Experience

  • At least 4 years Change Management experience including previous management of business, regulatory or IT projects, with a proven track record of delivery
  • Experience of the application of Change Management methodologies
  • Has managed multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders
  • Experience of managing change in a financial services environment; including business and / or regulatory change Projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to engage and influence at senior levels
  • A relevant, recognised formal qualification in Project management is desirable but not essential

Desirable

Our client is particularly keen on applicants who have experience in managing multiple projects including Telephony, Reporting and Strategic Solutions would be advantageous.

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If you are interested in this role please forward your CV via the link to Paula McClymont at Grafton Recruitment.

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