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Project Manager, Software, Insurance

City of London, Up to £500 a day
Contract
Reference: RC5740

Waterfall, Agile

Project Manager opportunity has arisen working for a market leading software house within Insurance. This role will see you take responsibility for managing a portfolio of small to medium projects or a smaller number of larger projects, throughout the delivery life cycle, from initiation to implementation. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a buoyant organisation during a period of tremendous growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of work, being either single or multiple projects throughout the project life cycle
  • Ensuring delivery to agreed business/Client objectives, requirements, schedules, costs and quality objectives.
  • Managing project deliverables and resources, ensuring timely and complete delivery by self, project team and 3rd party suppliers
  • Co-ordinating and contributing to the production of requirements, assessments, designs and supporting documentation
  • Support analysis and production of material for business cases for IT sponsored projects
  • Identifying and managing risks, issues and dependencies that could threaten a project's delivery
  • Chairing project meetings and facilitating project workshops
  • Co-ordinating and/or contributing to the design, development and specification of new/revised processes and systems, documentation, training materials etc., as required
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, suppliers and clients
  • Capturing and acting upon recommendations arising from post implementation reviews, to support continuous improvement.

Key Requirements:

  • Significant previous experience working as a Project Manager working on enterprise level software.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the confidence to positively influence and challenge supportively and effectively where appropriate
  • Insurance or financial services experience highly preferred
  • Experience of delivery with and managing 3rd party suppliers
  • Experience of managing cross-functional delivery teams

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