Location: London (Hybrid Working)

Employee status: Permanent

Salary: £70,000

 

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.

 

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

The successful candidate will:

  • 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 workstreams.
  • Hands-on 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 is an inclusive employer 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 Charlie Holt-Staplehurst, Associate Director at cholt-staplehurst@galejay-recruitment.com