Finstech

Project/Change Manager – Insurance

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Job Description

We are working on behalf of a leading specialist commercial insurance provider within the Lloyd’s and company markets who offer a highly specialised and comprehensive portfolio of innovative and market leading products.  They deliver distinctive and bespoke insurance solutions for their clients, promising a superior customer experience through a number of heavily embedded core values.  They write business across Europe through our pan-European Branch Network that includes offices in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK.

They are seeking to hire a Project Manager to join the London team for an exciting opportunity to be responsible for the management of key strategic projects across the Business. This will include the implementation of IT systems and other business changes that enable the Client to achieve its strategic objectives, including facilitating the integrated and effective delivery of outsourced services to the business.

Tagged as: Change Manager, Insurance, London, Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Planning and designing the Portfolio proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action.
  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the Portfolio
  • Work with business units and functions to create a roadmap for future development and projects aligned and prioritised in order to deliver strategic and business objectives.
  • Creation and support of the governance framework to deliver a consistent and effective approach to Portfolio Management.
  • Executing various approaches and methodologies to effectively deliver against scope.
  • Development and introduction new creative approaches to governance, controls and overall function of the Programme Management Office.
  • Deliver a series of complex related projects, effectively managing key dependencies whilst overseeing financials, resources and RAID.
  • Develop business cases for projects and provide sufficient information to inform the project prioritisation process
  • Work with the business to identify and articulate project requests
  • Manage all projects in accordance with internal project management framework
  • Develop and actively manage project plans ensuring timely delivery against project milestones
  • Manage project budgets as well as internal and external project resources
  • Manage any project risks and issues arising, including escalating within the agreed governance framework
  • Identify, select and manage any third party engagement on the project in order to ensure that delivery is high quality and cost-effective
  • Provide adequate and timely project communications to all internal and external stakeholders including production of Board packs
  • Ensure during project closure that a full hand-over to business as usual is completed and participate in post-implementation reviews.
  • Demonstrate awareness of, and adherence to, data governance framework escalating material issues in a timely manner

Requirements

  • 5+ years prior experience in similar role in a London Market / Lloyds environment
  • Prince2/PMP/Agile Practioner qualification
  • Strong P&C insurance knowledge
  • Experienced with a strong knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling of projects and programmes
  • Ability to resolve conflicting demands and reallocate resources as required, whilst coaching team members in managing individual teams
  • Ability to understand problem statements and evaluate prioritised options and activities.
  • Lead and influence stakeholders, manage and build relationships and promote cross functional collaboration, with ability to simplify complex technical issues and tailor key messages for the relevant stakeholder group.
  • Demonstrated understanding of business objectives and the market in which the client operates
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects from design through to implementation with a view of transitioning products and outputs into the business.
  • Experience of controlling and monitoring project financials and tracking benefits.

Bonus Points

  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Mathematical and statistical ability
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication and rapport building skills
  • Effective influencing skills
  • Ability to plan and organise own role effectively

Job Summary

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UK Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary c£80k + benefits
Entry level Prince2/PMP/Agile Practioner
Finstech

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20-22 Wenlock House, London, N1 7GU Email: jobs@finstech.co.uk Phone: 0800 001 6256

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