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Junior Project Manager - Change

  • Job reference: 28437
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Change Management
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits (holiday, pension, gym etc)

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About the role

The successful candidate will have between 3 and 5 years Project Management experience. This is more of a junior PM position, supporting various change projects and supporting the senior PMs. Initial projects will be regulatory focused so knowledge of or experiecne of working on a reg project would be useful.

You must demonstrate pragmatic, hands-on project management abilities, applying rigor to the delivery process while being able to respond to a rapidly changing environment. For smaller projects, the candidate will need to act in a business analysis capacity, eliciting and documenting requirements. Perhaps most crucially, the candidate must have the drive and ability to constantly improve the way we understand and run projects and act as an advocate for the delivery function across the company

You will be enthusiastic and always be looking to help by ensuring successful project delivery - by planning, budgeting, managing stakeholder relationships, actively managing risks and issues, identifying and managing dependencies and also supporting system test and user acceptance testing.

Essential Job Functions

Outline of responsibilities

  • Plan, budget and manage projects that span multiple functions in a complex and fast-changing environment.
  • Navigate, manage and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including senior management.
  • Manage multiple in-flight projects and prioritise between them effectively. Set up and run regular team meetings, tracking actions and highlighting deadlines, issues and risks.
  • Constantly strive to identify opportunities and help delivery improvements to the operational workings of the company.
  • Contribute ideas to develop the team and our strategy in the way we go about delivery change.

Job Specific Experience/Technical Skills/Abilities

Outline of skills/experience required

  • Ability to plan for, budget and manage projects that span multiple functions in a complex and fast-changing environment.
  • Ability to take a risk-based approach to project management - using experience to prioritise areas that are most important while compromising where appropriate.
  • Broad understanding of financial markets, regulation and industry trends - Experience of asset management is preferred but nt essential.
  • Ability to navigate, manage and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including senior management. Experience providing structured communication to enable timely decision making.
  • Ability to manage multiple in-flight projects and prioritise between them effectively.
  • Significant experience of risk identification and mitigation, dependency identification and management and stakeholder communication.
  • Significant hands-on project delivery experience, 3-5 years.
  • Excellent communication skills, approachable and good at forming relationships with people of all levels within the business.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work with minimal supervision not only to achieve delegate tasks, but to seek out and deliver what needs to be done.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload within a busy environment and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and presentational skills.
  • Excellent project and organisational discipline.
  • Proven self-working and motivational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • PRINCE 2 and/or Agile training qualification.

If you have any experience of data protection or worked on GDPR projects before then that woudl be very useful. You will be supporting the curent Senior PMs so 5 years PM experiecne is suffice.

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