Project Manager (FST)

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Job reference:
BBBH144589_1632236897
Posted:
27 days ago


Project Manager
Location - London or UK Based
Daily rate - £650/day PAYE £834/day Umbrella
Start date - ASAP
Contract - 6 Months+

Our financial services client is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their team as part of natural growth within the department. The Financial Support Team (FST) Project Manager reports directly to the Director of the Financial Support Team UK CMB. The role holder will have responsibility for supporting the Director of FST UK CMB in leading a team of two Business Analysts who play a significant role in implementing the implementation of the Back Office Operation in India.

Ensuring that our significant transition programmes leads to a smooth implementation and transition to BAU. This includes upfront involvement in defining requirements, considering solutions against audience analysis, identifying and mitigating key change risks, and helping identify opportunities for early realisation of benefits.
They should be high in energy, have a sense of urgency, be driven and have the ability to learn quickly and tackle complex problems. They should be outcome focussed. The team works with the Business to ensure that all aspects of change has been considered, to ensure a smooth Implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process mapping of all onshore and offshore procedures - c.200 processes (External BA resource to be secured to map)
  • FTE validation of the operation, this will be supported by Directors Onshore Ops team and Credit Services
  • CMB coordinator for all Performance Level Agreements and Service Level Agreements with Credit Services
  • CMB coordinator for finance / boundary change with Credit Services
  • Training plan creation to enable us to transition the work, onboard new individuals and upskill them in time to conclude our transition (Q4 2021/Q1 2022)
  • Strong project management experience with the ability to use project Governance such as milestone planning, RAID log management etc
  • Reporting progress, issues, dependencies and risks to project or programme leadership and committees (as appropriate) and making recommendations to influence decision making, in order to maintain progress towards delivery and benefits realisation
  • Engagement with the Global CMB, UK WPB, UK CMB Segments and key stakeholders across UK CMB functions
  • Share Knowledge, experience and best practices with junior employees within immediate team and promote a collective culture to spread experience and best practice.
  • Reporting progress, issues, dependencies and risks to project or programme leadership and committees (as appropriate) and making recommendations to influence decision making, in order to maintain progress towards delivery and benefits realisation
  • Line Management responsibilities for Business Analysts x 2
  • Demonstrates client's Values of "Treating Customer Fairly"



Key Requirements:

  • Project Management Qualification i.e. PRINCE2 or equivalent
  • Extensive business knowledge or banking experience
  • A broad understanding of financial budgets/statements/models, with experience of analysing data effectively for planning, forecasting and reporting
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Proven track record in project and programme delivery
  • Knowledge of the marketplace and the competition
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to gather, analyse and interpret comprehensive information and/or customer requirements in order to provide solutions
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
  • Anticipates and identifies risks and ensures appropriate steps are taken to mitigate and manage them
  • Influencing skills and ability to builds positive working relationships with our customers, colleagues and stakeholder
  • Planning and organisational skills in order to manage the unexpected as well as anticipated issues or events, so that success can still be achieved
  • A broad understanding of financial budgets/statements/models, with experience of analysing data effectively for planning, forecasting and reporting



If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information, please contact me on 0161 503 5530 /

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