IT Project Manager

Competitive | Manchester | Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Our client is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £52.3 billion and more than 232,000 clients. They're not looking to recruit an IT Project Manager to be bases from their luxurious offices in Central Manchester on a highly competitive base salary and excellent benefits.

You be responsible for the timely and effective delivery of business and technology-based projects, in support of our client's strategic objectives. The role is for a Project Manager to deliver projects through the entire delivery life cycle; from project entry through to go-live and post implementation. Whilst many projects have an emphasis on financial regulation, others deliver technology driven change to support the evolving technology landscape therefore experience of a financially regulated environment with experience of delivering IT change to would be an advantage.

What is expected of the IT Project Manager ;

* Manage the delivery of multiple technology led projects, often with a strong emphasis on financial regulation or in direct support of their Technology Services strategy
* Delivery of complex IT orientated projects, across multiple functions, with a mix of internal Agile development and third-party supplier development
* Establish and maintain effective and trusted relationships with internal Business and IT project stakeholders and external third-party suppliers
* Co-ordinate and drive the collaboration of project resources to get the best from technical and non-technical project teams
* Production and agreement of project scope, project plans and responsibility for leading and managing the project team to these plans
* Produce and monitor resource forecasts and budgets and where change is required, follow appropriate change control procedures
* Regular reporting on project status to sponsors, stakeholders and executive management board
* Identification and management of project risks, issues and dependencies, plus assessment of consumer outcome risks posed by the project

What we look for in an IT Project Manager;

* PRINCE2 Practitioner certification
* 3-5 years project experience
* Experience of IT development methodologies e.g. Agile, SDLC ideal
* Experience of delivering in a financially regulated environment is desirable
* Financial services industry knowledge, e.g. pensions, investments and stockbroking, would be beneficial how not essential

What the successful IT Project Manager will receive;

* Generous holiday allowance, increasing with service
* Competitive basic salary
* Discretionary annual bonus
* Contributory pension scheme
* Paid study support for qualifications
* Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme
* Death in service
* Holiday buy/sell scheme
* Free social events and volunteering days
* Free gym and classes

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.