Employee status: Permanent, full-time

Department: Operations

Reporting to: Change Manager

Location: Office location London. Hybrid working available.

Date: October 2021

 

Company overview

The company writes a diversified book of business through the Syndicate at Lloyd’s where, year after year, they’re ranked in the top quartile for performance.

In an increasingly complex and volatile world, brokers and clients are looking for risk transfer partners who are accessible, resourceful, and there for the long haul. The company’s structure and mindset mean that its resources are an excellent match for your risks.

They’re here to find solutions:  Their underwriters are available and empowered to try their very hardest to find a way to say yes.

They’re there for the future:  The fact that they are privately-owned means that they take long term decisions about the business they do.

They’re there for their customers – collaboration is a cornerstone of their culture, their policies, and their claims handling. They believe in operating for the mutual benefit of all their business partners.

 

Purpose of the role

The company is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager, who has experience with IT systems related projects in the insurance sector, to join their IT Change Team. Working closely with the Change Manager you will ensure delivery and management of business application projects within the organisation in line with strategic priorities. You will be an integral member of the team working closely with the business to define and agree project scope, timescales and manage the expectations of senior business management and stakeholders.

The detail will be shared at interview stage.

 

Duties and accountabilities
  • Define project scope, objectives, milestones, and deliverables that deliver the necessary technical solution to meet business requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • The effective running and management of projects ensuring project adherence to the company’s project management framework with the production of high-quality deliverables such as PIDs, Project Plans, Risk & Issues Logs, and Project Status Reports.
  • Coordinate and monitor the progress of development projects to ensure their ongoing alignment with business goals. Lead, manage and consult cross-functional teams on concurrent projects to deliver defined outcomes on time and on budget.  For smaller projects, you will function as both a project manager and lead business analyst.
  • Working with project members to deliver the defined outcomes on time and on budget and coordinate/monitor the technical aspects of projects to ensure their ongoing alignment with business goals.
  • Manage the ongoing use of technologies to enhance the operational efficiency of the business with a strong focus on delivering quality and performance.

 

Skills, knowledge, and experience
  • Previous exposure to the insurance sector is essential with experience of project managing systems-related projects.
  • Managing 3rd party vendors through systems implementations.
  • Experience of delivering IT projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Experience working on migration, integration, and major systems upgrade projects in the Insurance industry is advantageous.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritise multiple projects and work streams.
  • Hands-onon experience of Business Analysis is advantageous. Due to the small team nature of the role, the PM will sometimes undertake analysis tasks.
  • An effective and willing team player who will “go the extra mile” and is prepared to show and execute own initiatives.
  • Relevant qualifications in Project Management and Business Analysis is advantageous.

 

Company values
  • Fairness and respect

We make decisions considering the best interests of key stakeholders. We are direct and straightforward in our actions, working collaboratively to create a culture of fairness and respect.

  • Open and inclusive

We act with integrity, valuing diversity of thought and background. We take time to listen to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and colleagues working together to seek and share information.

  • Ambitious

We have a passion for success, aspiring to be recognised as best in class.  We embrace new opportunities, encouraging innovation in pursuit of our goals.

  • Striving to be better

We strive to improve at all times, challenging complacency, being agile and adapting to change.  We always seek to improve our customers’ experience with us.

  • Investing in people’s potential

We provide an environment where each employee can reach their personal potential. We encourage personal accountability for performance and individual ownership for growth and success.

 

The company is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of a diverse workforce in facilitating better decision-making and business growth. They encourage a variety of differing views, perspectives, and insights to create a collaborative working environment. Diversity and Inclusion are fundamental to their business and they encourage applications from all backgrounds recognising the diversity of society and our customers.

 

Galejay and all its clients are inclusive employers and prides itself on the main values of honesty and integrity. If you have these qualities and wish to apply, please send your CV to Gary Forster Managing Director, at gforster@galejay-recruitment.com