Project Manager - Finance Transformation and Insurance

Leading Financial Services Firm is hiring for a Finance Transformation Project Manager. This is a Fixed-Term Contract based in they City, paying between £60K - £65K pro rata.

You will be required to manage a large-scale insurance project, with extensive experience in end to end delivery in finance transformation projects, delivering multi work stream projects. Experience in customer facing portals along with Insurance, specifically Finance Transformation project management experience.

Roles and Responsibilities
· Take overall ownership for all aspects of the project from initiation to delivery, ensuring the project is completed on time, to the required scope & objectives, and within budget
· To be the point of contact for the project with the accountability and authority to deliver
· Liaise with stakeholders from other teams and/or geographies in the organization to obtain resources and contributions for the project
· Design, communicate, manage and implement the project plan and key milestones
· Identify a list of resources required to complete the project and estimate the time and cost based on that
· Track progress and performance of the project against the plan and costs estimated
· Identify, resolve and escalate risks and issues
· Work with stakeholders to identify and establish priorities, allocate tasks to team members accordingly and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones
· Conduct regular project meetings
· Maintain project reporting as per the agreed frequency and formats to communicate the status at multiple levels, including senior management
· Ensure continuous improvement by maintaining a lessons learnt log and acting upon them

Skills and experience required
· Strong understanding of General Insurance
· Finance Transformation project management experience
· Estimating and planning skills along with risk management
· Ability to influence project team to ensure successful delivery project implementation
· Strong stakeholder management skills
· Extensive experience in end to end delivery in transformation projects, delivering multi work stream/geography projects
· Wide-ranging experience in resolving complex issues through creative and effective ways
· Good understanding of project management tools, terminologies and techniques
· Project management certifications like PMP, Prince-2 etc

Please apply for immediate interview!

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.