Job Purpose

The management of projects, involving the development and implementation of business processes to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality. The adoption and adaptation of project management methodologies based on the context of the project and selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.

Job Duties

  • Initiate the project – check feasibility and establish budgets, teams and resources
  • Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
  • Applies appropriate project management methods and tools
  • Agrees project approach with stakeholders
  • Prepares realistic plans including quality, risk and communications plan
  • Tracks activities against the project schedule managing stakeholder involvement
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerance
  • Ensure any change requests are formally acknowledged
  • Ensures that projects are formally closed and where appropriate reviewed and that lessons learned are recorded
  • Report regularly to management and the customer
  • Ensure the quality standards are met
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

Required Skills and Experience

Technical
  • Full experience of the SDLC using Agile and/or Waterfall
  • Excellent organisation skills, to plan the use of people and resources to meet deadlines
  • The ability to monitor and control budgets
  • Technical knowledge related to the project may also be required
Domain
  • Knowledge of insurance terminology desirable, but not essential
Soft skills
  • Good communication and negotiation skills, to manage expectations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to motivate and lead your project team
  • The ability to use your initiative and make decisions under pressure
Managerial
  • Should be able to work alone and as part of a team
  • Should be able to mentor and support junior members of the team as applicable

Required qualifications

  • PRINCE2 Foundation desirable

Reporting lines

  • Reports to Head Of Change

If you have these qualities please send your CV to the Managing Director at gforster@galejay-recruitment.com.