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Digital / Agile Project Manager - Manchester (Transformation)

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Change Management
Contact Name: Thomas Hunt
Contact Email: thomas.hunt@ojassociates.com

Digital / Agile Project Manager - Manchester (Transformation)

Digital / Agile Project Manager - Manchester (Digital Transformation)

Key role within a new Digital Transformation across a Technology and FS business based in Manchester. You will be responsible for delivery of a number of multiple and concurrent change initiatives across the business.

Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of managing the delivery of complex Business and IT change.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a diverse change portfolio with concurrent initiatives underpinned by proven dexterity, creativity and the efficient use of resources.
  • Proven understanding of Project Management techniques in an agile environment.
  • Solid experience of all stages of the project delivery and software development lifecycle.
  • Experience of engaging and managing third parties.
  • Experience of working within an FCA regulated industry, ideally within Financial Services or Insurance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver multiple, concurrent Projects and Business Area Backlog items with responsibility for all Business and IT change elements.
  • Lead and co-ordinate change activity, working with Programme Managers and C-Suite Executives to maintain a strategic delivery roadmap.
  • Manage Projects of varying 'scale' as well as Business Area Backlog Items from idea through to delivery and closure, adopting proportionate governance and using the established Change Delivery Framework.
  • Maintain momentum and direction, delivering to the agreed scope, timeframe and budget with resource planning and accurate estimation treated as fundamental principles.
  • Practice a progressive Stakeholder Management approach, building invested relationships where appropriate employing an agreed engagement & communication plan.
  • Actively manage project risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Actively monitor and QA change delivery activities and deliverables including technical Sprint composition and the progress of specific PBI's.
  • Create, control, track and report on project plans and budgets.
  • Matrix manage resources assigned to projects.
  • Plan and coordinate work with other internal departments to ensure internal resource requirements are understood and the right resources are available when required.
  • Direct the activities of third party providers ensuring delivery to time, quality and budget.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Project Management techniques covering both Business and IT Change.
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches, ideally Scrum.
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements (including TCF).

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