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Project Manager – Leeds Centre – Hybrid Working – FS Sector REF 970

Published
February 14, 2023
Location
Greek Street, Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
55,000 to 65,000 negotiable
Work Hours
8.30 - 5.30pm - Hours between - an element of flex
Responsibilities
IT Leadership
Industry
Financial / Asset Management
Qualifications
Any relevant certification is not essential but welcome - Prince2 etc
Skills
Project Management abilities and a general financial services knowledge
Work Hours
37.5
Contact number
07887426975
Benefits
30 days holiday. Pension 10% employer, health insurance.
Region
West Yorkshire

Description

Parking: No - However very close to Leeds Train Station and other public transport links

Working practice: Hybrid - Very flexible

Responsibilities:

Our ICT & Change function is responsible for providing ICT service provision, procurement services, programme and project management delivery, property services, and operational resilience services. The ICT function is responsible for the management of the ICT Managed Service contract including user support, system development and delivery, corporate ICT infrastructure, information management, ICT training and information security.   The procurement function provides oversight of the procurement lifecycle by supporting contract managers to deliver effective external contracted services.  The programme office and project management function provide effective management of project delivery, ensuring agreed methodologies and governance are applied to projects, business analysis provision, and project delivery disciplines are adhered to throughout the project lifecycle.

You will create, maintain and track plans, ensuring all project participants are clear on roles, responsibilities, scope and timescales, and support the Programme Sponsor to coordinate the wider programme objectives of the improvement programme.

Role Specific Accountabilities

  • Provide strong project management to a range of key strategic projects within the business, ensuring all stakeholders are supported and key milestones delivered.
  • Work within the project management methodology, ensuring agreed project governance is in place and delivered – from initiation to project closure.
  • Create, maintain and track plans, ensuring all project participants are clear on roles, responsibilities, scope and timescales
  • Work with the PMO to ensure timely reporting and assurance are delivered across the improvement change programme.
  • Support the Programme Manager to co-ordinate the wider programme objectives of the improvement programme.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders, ensuring effective communication and delivery of agreed milestones within projects.
  • Co-ordination and planning of key project resource within the agreed project scope.
  • Identify and manager project delivery risks, issues and dependencies, ensuring key stakeholders are informed and accountable.
  • Co-ordinate project briefings to ensure team members are effectively informed of their responsibilities.
  • Identify risks in own area of responsibility, recognise risks in all areas of the business and notify any such risks to your People Manager and the Business Assurance Manager

Skills:

Essential:

We’re looking for someone who is educated to Degree level (or equivalent) and who has proven success of delivering key strategic projects, ideally within a complex environment.

With strong, creative problem solving skills and with the ability to coordinate a project team, you will be comfortable working with senior stakeholders and have experience of working with professional advisers.

A tenacious, delivery focused self-starter, you will have high levels of integrity and trustworthiness and have experience of document management systems. You’ll also have excellent communication and organisational skills, strong attention to detail and a good understanding of project governance.

Desirable:

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We have an open and supportive culture with a commitment to learning and valuing everyone’s skills and contribution. A background in Financial Services, whilst highly advantageous is not a re-requisite.

Recommendations: If you recommend the opportunity to a friend or colleague then Interface will make a £500 referral fee payment (if we place the individual into the role).  All you have to do is forward this email onto a colleague/friend; they then simply need to mention your name in their email response to Interface.

Responsibilities

We are now looking for a Project Manager to provide project management to a range of key corporate and investment programmes, ensuring project governance, delivery, assurance and reporting is managed effectively and timely to stakeholders.

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