Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
REF: 753741_1523021457
Contact Name: Greg Mckenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

As the Project Manager, you will be working within an expanding Change function for a large, cash-rich Insurer that is following an ambitious growth plan. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of business-critical Business and IT Change projects that have huge implications for the business moving forward.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • To manage the development and implementation of both business and IT projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Ensuring projects are delivered according to our project methodology and stage gate process to de-risk delivery
  • To manage a number of projects at any one time
  • Manage key stakeholders and their expectations through effective updates and communication on plans and progress reporting.
  • Manage risks and issues; escalating cross project risks and issues through functional management
  • Accountable to the business sponsor for successful delivery of project deliverables within approved timeline, budget and agreed upon success criteria.
  • Create and execute project plans and revisions as appropriate, using change control to manage impact
  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Ensure sign off of deliverables by relevant stakeholders and that acceptance criteria are in place and adhered to
  • Manage project finances, ensuring variances are known, reported and managed
  • Facilitate the development of project business cases with Business Leads and Business Analysts
  • Ensure benefits management activities are included within project plans
  • Ensure stakeholder management plans and communication plans are in place for the project
  • Engage Change Management Leads to ensure related activities are integral to the core project plan