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Junior Project Manager - Insurance

Junior Project Manager / Change Development Manager

La Fosse Associates are partnered with a leading Insurance Broker who are seeking a Junior Project Manager/ Change Development Manager.

The primary purpose of this role is to support the Business Change Process in the development of emerging Change Projects. It will also be asked to project manage certain change activities where capacity allows. This will also involve business analysis where required.

The Change Development Manager will track new Change items and help business stakeholders by working with internal and external IT resources, Risk & Compliance, Finance, Data, Architecture and other internal bodies to develop a Business Case, a Budget and, if approved, a Project Initiation Document.
Then, as part of the PMO team, it will on occasions be asked to lead projects or provide support to the project in order to deliver to time/cost/quality as set out in the project initiation documentation.
The post also involves convening and providing administrative support to the various Change process governance bodies.

Required skills and experience:

  • Experience in creating/documenting Change proposals and drafting supporting business cases.

  • Experience of business/data analysis and process design.

  • Project management experience.

  • Stakeholder Management skills (manage upwards; with peers and with other teams associated with Change Portfolio)

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint.

  • Excellent communication skills and a 'can do', enthusiastic approach to supporting colleagues

  • Degree calibre

  • 3+ years' experience of working in London Market Insurance or similar regulated financial services environment.

  • Ability to work under pressure, to work towards deadlines, have strong time management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

  • Outgoing, organised and able to use own initiative

  • Experience of adhering to and maintaining systems and procedures

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to consult and influence at all levels

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships externally and internally

  • Personal effectiveness, including time management and priority setting

  • High personal drive and resilience

  • Ability to persuade, motivate, negotiate and influence

  • Continuous application of personal/professional development

  • Waterfall (Prince 2) / Agile methodologies

  • Demonstrable Project Management experience

  • Demonstrable Business Analyst experience

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent report writing and presentation abilities

  • Project management skills (including time management).

  • Ability to communicate at all levels across the business

  • Facilitation skills (e.g. meetings, workshops etc.)

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Junior Project Manager - Onsite 5 days per week

I am currently seeking a Junior Project Manager/Senior Project Coordinator to support a non-profit organisation with the onboarding of 20 employees.

This role will be onsite 5 days per week.

  • The core work is to support and co-ordinate the recruitment of 20+ new staff.

  • Once staff are appointed keep track of start dates and ensure IT needs and induction training are managed

  • Working with the estates team to ensure access to the building

  • Working with HR to ensure they are paid correctly

  • Weekly reporting - risks and issues

  • Lots of communication work

  • People management

Ideally the successful candidate will have extensive project coordination experience, and outstanding stakeholder mangement skills.

You must be willing and able to travel to the office 5 days per week and immediately available

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Junior Project Manager - perm - remote working - 50k

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Project and Programme Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Project Manager

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isabelle Gaby

  • Contact email:

    isabelle.gaby@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    65364_1640081442

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-22

  • Startdate:

    asap

Project Manager

Perm opportunity

ASAP start

55k

Remote with occasional travel to London for essential meetings/meet the team

  • Responsible for the successful delivery of allocated Digital Change & IT projects within the Digital Programme - managing time, risks, issues, budget and other resources accordingly. To ensure acceptance criteria are captured and met throughout the lifetime of the project and that KPI's are met during the delivery stages.

  • Prioritise tasks accordingly as appropriate to business needs. Work closely with the Head of Delivery to ensure adherence with the project and programme approach, governance, integration with other projects/initiatives and delivering to agreed scope/timescales.

Skills and ExperienceMust haves:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Project Management.

  • Experience in managing broad scale projects across various disciplines.

  • Manage stakeholders, up to and including Exec level.

  • Experience managing projects and clients on complex multi-stakeholder engagements.

  • High standards and keen attention to detail.

  • Apply data and insight to inform decision-making.

  • Work under pressure and make pragmatic decisions.

  • Manage relationships with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven track record of driving organisational and cross-functional alignment to produce positive outcomes.

  • Successful track record within a fast paced, engaging environment.

  • Experience working flexibly across a range of responsibilities, projects and programmes.

  • Experience in agile project management methodologies.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of Digital Change projects/programmes.

  • Work closely with Executive Sponsors and Product Managers to drive successful project implementation to achieve project objectives.

  • Establish priorities, build buy-in to a sense of urgency and importance while following best practice Project Management framework in project execution.

  • Provide high quality leadership of the project team. Encourage people to work collaboratively to reach decisions, while establishing an escalation process for disagreement as appropriate.

  • Assume responsibility for multiple projects (as required) within the overall portfolio of Digital Change projects/programmes/initiatives including business readiness deliverables and drive achievement against overall project outcomes.

  • Proactively manage risks as they relate to project delivery.

  • Monitoring progress and preparing / delivering regular reports to the Head of Delivery and PMO team.

  • Project budget management and tracking.

  • Maintain and improve upon project management frameworks and standards to support consistency where appropriate, and drive improvements in our project management capability across the business.

  • Develop your team members to support their professional and personal development journey and help them to become the best they can be.

Junior Project Manager - SaaS

I am recruiting aSaaS Project Manageron behalf of my client who are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager for a3 month contract. From Day 1 you will be working on an in-flight customer implementation project therefore must be able to get going right away and build excellent rapport with all levels across the organisation and client organisation and manage their expectations .

You will be carrying out a variety of project managemetn duties including:

  • Setting up and maintaining project documentation - project plan, risk and action logs, regular status reports etc.

  • Controlling project scope, ensuring that rigorous change control is exercised

  • Chairing all project meetings and documenting notes and follow up actions

  • Ensuring all project tasks and actions are completed on time and updated in the project plan

  • Ensuring delivery of the system and services meet customer requirements and that acceptance and handover to business as usual are managed against agreed acceptance criteria and to a defined plan

You should have the below experiences and skills:

  • At least the expereince of two end-to-end projects in managing technology implementations, ideally in a SaaS environment

  • Experience managing large-scale and complex change projects involving multiple workstreams and stakeholders

  • Working knowledge of Office 365 applications (Outlook, SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)

  • Strong project team management and leadership skills

  • Works with a sense of urgency and enjoys being busy

  • Demonstrates good personal organisation and close attention to detail

Technology Solution Analyst / Junior Project Manager

Job Title: Technology Solutions Analyst / Junior Project Manager

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Package

Location: Weybridge, Surrey

Technology Solutions Analyst / Junior Project Manager to join a fast-growing Consultancy based in Weybridge, Surrey. You will report into an experienced Operations Director, IR and New Product Development and play an important role at the intersection of technology, business and methodology.

You will support key services to clients using a variety of technology tools to gather, analyse and interpret data, to support formulation of plans and enable effective execution. This role will also support the technical aspects of our capability building programme rollouts. This role will involve day to day working with the management team, operations, and associates.

This role is intended to drive business growth as measured by revenue, profit, the talent pool and the brands' reputation in the market.

Key responsibilities:

  • To support the technical aspect of the delivery of client assignments alongside experienced principal consultants

  • To own certain components of client facing delivery of key tools as required

  • To build and deploy a 'Tech Enhanced Delivery' capability (tools and methodology) and help embed the requisite 'digital collaboration & execution landscape savvy' for the organisation to help clients better implement their strategy.

  • Contribute to business development, operations and business growth

  • Contribute to the growth, codification and deployability of intellectual property.

  • Gain experience towards being able to handle client work independently (in particular in project management) and eventually a suitable service line.

Background:

  • Computer Science Graduate or experience operating as a Business Analyst or Project Manager is essential