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Project Manager

£80000 - £90000 per annum + + 20% bonus
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Georgina Trudgill
07508 748013

Project Manager


Salary £80,000 – 90,000 + 20% bonus + private medical + 10-16% private pension

Leading financial services organisation requires an experienced Project Manager to join their expanding team in a newly created role. The ideal candidate will have a recognised PM qualification (PRINCE etc) with experience of M&A integration projects. Our client has multiple acquisitions happening / planned over the upcoming years and exciting growth plans afoot. Reporting to the Head of PM, this senior role within a dynamic, forward-thinking team will have the opportunity to add real value and organisational impact, whilst effectively managing relationships with both internal and external parties.

This global business prides itself on their prominent global reputation and industry standing. They also have an excellent attitude towards staff engagement and motivation, for which they have won multiple awards (‘Best Workplace’ and ‘Great Workplace’). They reward all staff with an attractive benefits package including genuine opportunities for progression, attractive private pension scheme, good holiday allowance, private health insurance and life cover, 20% annual performance bonus and more!

Overview of the role:

  • Manage Company projects, including acquisition and transition/migration projects, using structured project methodologies.
  • Produce and maintain all relevant project documentation to appropriate quality standards – including initiation and closure documents, plans, reports, RAID logs, resource estimates, etc.
  • Establish and run effective and appropriate project steering meetings and cross workstream meetings which may include external attendees.
  • Manage and maintain strong relationships with sponsors and stakeholders. Internally and externally.
  • Identify, lead, organise and coach business project resources to ensure successful delivery.
  • Communicate project status effectively and routinely to all relevant parties in accordance with established project governance.
  • Provide project KPI and PIs data for allocated projects feeding into central Project Governance.
  • Identify and manage risks and issues effectively to mitigate impact to project success.
  • Liaise effectively with 3rd parties and partners involved in project execution.
  • Identify and promote opportunities for process improvements with central Project Governance.
  • Ensure projects’ compliance within the requirements of company, the PRA, the FCA and external auditors as required, requested and or mandated.
  • Identify and escalate risk events as identified in the risk management framework, to the Management team of the function.

Candidate requirements:

  • Recognised PM qualification
  • Experience of managing and successfully delivering multiple medium/high complexity projects with multiple workstreams, ideally including M&A integration projects
  • Experience of working with Heads of Functions & Senior Management – up to and including C suite.
  • Project delivery focused with excellent organisational skills
  • Proactive in identifying innovation
  • Experience in planning and executing complex projects across different geographies with multiple workstreams
  • Excellent project documentation

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John Ltd for more information.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.