Senior Project Manager

Recruiter
Digitek Resourcing Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£80,000 - £90,000
Posted
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Project Manager

Digital Transformation

Banking

London

£80,000 - £90,000

A leading retail bank is looking for a number of Digital Project Managers to join their transformation area. This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the bank's change function. The Project Managers nature of work will be to use new technology as an enabler for better customer experience both online and for customers in branches. The successful project manager will work collaboratively across the business, being able to communicate with the business and technical teams. Working collaboratively with Architects, Developers and Engineers and engaging with senior stakeholders to Director level, you'll help shape the direction of the project; prepare and present key decisions for approval articulating trade-offs between scope, solution, customer and operational impacts so key to your success will be your strong commercial and cost awareness plus personal budget responsibility of significant value.

Project Manager Accountabilities:

- Leading a multi-disciplinary team of 15 to 20 people to deliver new propositions which are underpinned by disruptive digital technologies and will increase customer engagement with the Bank and utilisation of its services across device & channel
- Managing the integration of complex IT systems, often engaging between 2-4 teams outside of your control that move at a different pace and have a different delivery model. Skilled at bringing together moving parts across the organisation to form a robust and cohesive delivery
- Leading from within the team, creating an environment whereby the team have a clear understanding of the business drivers, work collaboratively together, understand their strengths and weaknesses and collectively overcome obstacles
- Bringing the team together to make a commitment to a project stage, creating robust plans, managing dependencies, determining a clear critical path that has considered different planning scenarios
- Ensuring the team consider cost and benefit drivers and identify opportunities to drive value through creation of a minimal viable product; manage the project to cost maximising business value#
- Ensuring that the project remains within governance in terms of scope, cost, time and quality, exercising project controls and reporting progress to key stakeholders.
- Rigorously managing a project budget between £2-4m including forecasting the complete project costs, minimising monthly variances and ensuring that cost reflects the true profile of the project
- Understanding the context in which the project is delivering and anticipating challenges or blockers that may impede the team or identifying opportunities to join things up across the organisation to drive efficiency
- Identifying areas for improvement in the way that we deliver change to customers and driving adoption of this outside of your own team.

Project Manager Knowledge:

- Excellent knowledge of project management disciplines, standards and processes in a large and complex programme environment with multiple delivery partners.
- Managing projects with many moving parts or multiple assignments; good organisational and multi-tasking is a must as is the ability to making rigorous decisions at pace.
- Showing relentless commitment to succeed and on occasion, resilience when under pressure or facing adversity.
- Extensive stakeholder management experience; able to identify key players in delivering the business outcome and to ensure that their needs are fully represented.
- Transforming or improving the way change is delivered, you will have taken ownership beyond your own assignment or area to make a difference and drive a better outcome for the organisation and customer.
- A good understanding of retail banking processes and distribution channels would be desirable but not essential.

Project Manager

Digital Transformation

Banking

London

£80,000 - £90,000

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