Senior Project Manager




0 June 2017

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Our client, a leading investment management firm is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their London office in order to deliver a project which will establish a global enterprise wide, risk analytic capability. The role will involve regular reporting to the Head of Project Management and the successful candidate will be responsible for setting up a new team, defining & implementing the operating model and delivering the supporting technology. The project manager is responsible for ensuring the change initiative delivers to scope, time, budget and quality, providing the platform for the business to realise the associated change benefits.

The candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work effectively within a matrix management environment. Excellent communications skills are a pre-requisite.

Setting up the project (and project phases) to succeed in terms of engagement, methodology, scope, design, resourcing and planning
Managing multiple project streams covering both business and technology change to deliver the required capabilities to budget, time and quality constraints
Managing business relationship with senior stakeholders – credible relationship manager for change projects across the business domain
Reviewing key project deliverables to ensure alignment to strategy/business case is maintained and that high standards are delivered
Ensuring adherence to best practices for project delivery, change control and risk containment;
Ensuring that all benefits are clearly identified, tracked and realised so that projects are accepted by the business and successfully transitioned into service
Tracking key deliverables, financials, resources and schedules and reporting their status to business sponsors, steering committees and technology management
Controlling scope creep and report variances against base-lined plans, escalating where required
Successfully closing projects and project phases
Will need to liaise with other pr

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