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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager

Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Benefits

Location: London Office/Hybrid

Project Manager is required to lead and deliver concurrent projects/ small change items within a team of project managers working on strategic programme of delivery, reporting directly to the Programme Manager for Matrix management day- to day responsibilities and direction. This role is accountable for delivery of changes to systems and processes, within agreed time and budget constraints.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct hands - on project management of multiple concurrent projects

  • Report on project status and risk factors

  • Development and maintenance of a plan for all project related activity across all business areas

  • Anticipate project delivery risk factors and put in place effective mitigation

  • Development of appropriate test plans in conjunction with UAT & Implementation Manager

  • Ensure operational readiness at implementation of change

  • The project manager is also expected to carry out some business analysis on some projects

  • Adherence always to the Treating Customers Fairly policy as implemented by the company

  • Act consistently in accordance with Companies Vision, Purpose, and Values

  • Ability to work from our Edinburgh office

  • Adherence to Companies SDLC across all projects

  • Other, as reasonably required by / agreed with your programme and / or line manager

Essential Skills/Experiences:

  • Practical application of project management methods and techniques

  • Problem solving and communication

  • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels (including presentation skills)

  • Attention to detail with accurate, clear, and concise communication of relevant decisions

  • Able to propose potential solutions to business/systems issues

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong inter-personal skills, able to build relationships at all levels (internal & external)

  • Vendor management

  • Experience of retail investment administration and the investment management industry desirable

  • IT development knowledge is desirable

  • Project Management methodologies and techniques

  • Knowledge of carrying out basic business analysis

  • Experience of financial systems, notably investment management or retail platforms is desirable

This is a great opportunity for a candidate to join an organisation that is investing and growing and get the opportunity to shape and define your role. Please click apply if you would like to be considered for this opportunity!

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