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Project / Programme Manager – Business Change – Life & Pensions – Insurance - PE/2782

6 Months
£600 per day
Start date:


Project Manager/Programme Manager required to join our client a major global banking and asset servicing company on a contract basis in their Manchester office. The successful candidate Must have solid change management experience Ideally gained within Investment Banking/Wealth Management.

The successful candidate will have excellent project management skills and will demonstrate knowledge and experience of applying them, ideally within the financial services sector.
They will be expected to own the project from inception to implementation. Depending on the project size, they may also be required to perform business analysis tasks and UAT planning / co-ordination in addition to the standard PM tasks.

Required Skills
** Demonstrable Project Management skills and experience including:
** Full understanding of the project life cycle with proven front to back ownership of multiple projects.
** Experience of co-ordinating business analysis and UAT across multiple departments.
** Understanding of quality assurance within a project.
** Project or Programme Management disciplines and techniques such as Prince 2/Agile.
** Perform regular formal progress and status reporting.
** Effective communication skills when dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation including the delivery of presentations to audiences of varied sizes.
** Ability to multi-task, working alone, and as part of a team.
** Ability to prioritise individual and project work load to ensure that key project milestones are achieved
** Management of all project risks and issues to ensure appropriate mitigations and actions are identified and managed to a successful closure
** Management of all project costs, in terms of forecast and actuals, to ensure that projects are delivered to the agreed budget

** Experience working in Investment banking or Private Wealth Management businesses.
** Knowledge and experience of financial IT systems and solutions and leading/defining IT implementation projects.
** Knowledge of Clearing, Settlement, Securities and Unit trust processing.
** Formal project management such as Prince 2 or PMP.

Skills in MS Project, MS Visio. MS Office, Quality Centre and Sharepoint would be advantageous.


Next Steps
To apply for this role please send your CV to or call 020 8463 0555.

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
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Tiah McNeelance
Contact Email:
0208 463 0555

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