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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
IT
Salary: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: 66767-ITENG-CEK
Contact Name: Chelsea Knight
Contact Email: chelsea.knight@volt.eu.com
Job Published: May 16, 2016 15:53

Job Description

Project Manager (Solvency II) - Central London - £700 - £800 per day - 6 Month Contract

Our client a Global Insurance company is seeking a Project Manager - Solvency II to be based in Central London on an initial 6 month contract.

Responsibilities:
* Apply a structured project methodology and lead change management activities.
* Project manage the delivery of business initiatives (both business and technical solutions) to ensure completion against agreed objectives and timescales and smooth transition into a BAU state
* Identify and monitor project risks and issues, managing inter-dependencies between workstreams and projects, implementing solutions and providing recommendations
* Co-ordinate project testing activity, ensuring activity is in project and resource plans and that test cycles are correctly implemented
* Deliver appropriate reports and presentations to project boards, key stakeholders, Business Partnering Portfolio Management and all governance forums to support the delivery of business change projects
* Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders and external suppliers to ensure project delivery meets business needs

Essential Requirements
* Knowledge of corporate insurance industry (Lloyd''s market would be advantageous).
* Qualifications in Programme / Project Management or equivalent experience
* Experience and knowledge of business improvement and change management principles, methodologies & tools.
* Must have solvency II experience
* Solid understanding of the change process and management of business readiness
* Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships, influence others and move toward a common vision or goal at all levels of the organisation.
* Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts.
* Exposure to process improvement & resource modelling taking into account the business implications
* Ability to manage projects of varying sizes and scopes
* Senior Stakeholder management experience, ability to collaborate effectively with all third party Vendors and internal IT Teams.
* Leadership skills - able to manage multi-skilled resources and get the best out of them to ensure successful outcomes
* Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
* Report writing - develop effective reports, proposals and presentations
* Budgetary awareness for management of project budgets and finances