Project Manager - End to End - Governance

£635 per day | London | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 21 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Project Manager End to End - Governance

Our client require detailed and recent skills and knowledge listed below:

This Senior Project Manager role is to manage a complex end-to-end project to expand the insurance proposition we offer to our customers. The objective is to have further categories included.

The complexity arises from introducing this regulated service to a wider colleague community and technically integrating into additional point of sales application.

To manage this degree of change we are looking for an end to end project manager to join the project team for up to 9 months.

This Senior Project Manager role is to manage a complex end-to-end project to expand the insurance proposition we offer to our customers. The objective is to have further categories included.

The complexity arises from introducing this regulated service to a wider colleague community and technically integrating into additional point of sales application.

To manage this degree of change we are looking for an end to end project manager to join the project team for up to 9 months.

* Lead multiple workstreams (business readiness, proposition, compliance, operations and technology) through this high profile and time aggressive project delivery.
* Manage the project board governance which will have various departments Heads attending.
* Set up and manage the ways of working across the various workstreams and teams.
* Ensure key timelines are met by:

* sensible outcome planning (clear Gantt plans that are regularly updated vs. the baseline).
* good RAID management.
* clear communications.
* management of key dependencies

* Control scope and associated costs.
* Record, manage and escalate project risks and issues.
* Organise the project and associated reporting in line with Project Management Office processes
* Maintain the project cost tracker - forecast vs. actuals.
* Technology partner/vendor management including project work order reviews, approvals, and financials

Good collaboration with various operational leads across multiple different disciplines within the client set up.

* Be the single end-to-end project manager.
* Ensure the solution meets the business need from a colleague and customer, application functionality, business change, training, and on-going supportability perspective.
* Plan and cost management.
* Challenge vendors and partners, focusing on outcomes to deliver on time.
* Create an environment where success is inevitable.

* Good understanding of a large retail organisation.
* Good understanding of consumer insurance and/or warranty and/or credit services - i.e. be familiar with the external regulatory impact on these value-add services.
* Project Management experience (7 years+) - this includes people, process and application change.
* Previous experience managing technology suppliers (4 years+)
* The ability to effectively lead a range of personnel internal and external to the organisation - including being able to negotiate with various individuals from junior levels up to Director level and highly technical teams to business teams
* Proven track record of quickly understanding an organisation's portfolio reporting and governance, to then implement/maintain with your own project.
* Proven track record of working on successful transition/transformation programs
* Ability to demonstrate effective planning and prioritisation skills
* Strong stakeholder management skills
* Ability to work to long term deadlines as well as being able to react quickly and change priorities to meet business or industry demands

Please get in touch for a full detailed job spec.

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.

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