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Project Manager - Banking

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  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH122518

Project Manager

£400-£500 per day (inside IR35)

Initial 3 month engagment with view to extend

2 days in London - possible travel to other UK offices if required

Key accountabilities

  • Tracking of progress and performance against plan of the Bank's Transformation activities
  • Driving project delivery proactively, balancing planning, scope, schedule, budget, communications and risks
  • Establishing effective project controls and procedures and quality assurance processes
  • Reporting progress, issues, dependencies and risks to Transformation programme leadership and Steering Committees (as appropriate) and making recommendations to influence decision making, in order to maintain progress towards project delivery
  • Owning the Business readiness plans for product delivery
  • Providing management to maintain a focus on how the project aligns to the wider Bank Transformation Programme
  • Ensure projects are managed in line with appropriate project methodology / frameworks to realise value and meet audit requirements
  • To provide clarity with respect to roles / accountabilities and decision owners
  • To own and manage all project documentation including project plans / status reports / financial trackers etc in order manage project successfully and deliver business benefits
  • To identify and manage interdependencies between projects and highlight opportunities or risks
  • Coordinate internal and external resources (SME's, Stakeholders, suppliers, and partners) to ensure the project is successful
  • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all stakeholders through a comprehensive communication strategy
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders both within and outside of the project structure

Key skills

  • Positive and Self-motivated mind set who is a self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Multi-site project management
  • Highly organised with strong planning and project management skills
  • Advanced stakeholder engagement & influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Financial Services Experience (preferable but not essential)