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Change Development Manager - Insurance

Change Development Manager

La Fosse Associates are partnered with a leading Insurance Broker who are seeking a 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.)