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Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - Up to £550 per day

BBBH1491_1499869393

Project & Programme Management / Banking & Financial Services

£500 - £550 per day

City

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Job Description

Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - Up to £550 per day

Project Manager (Vendor Management) is urgently required by a leading Banking client of ours in Central London, to undertake an initial 6 month contract role with excellent scope for further extension.

This organisation has recently embarked upon a major IT Transformation programme, involving the integration of a new banking platform and require the talents of a seasoned Project Manager.

As a Project Manager, working closely with the Programme Manager, you will be tasked with managing all project deliverables to ensure the project is delivered within the agreed scope, budget and quality. Engaging with other project managers, business teams, and our client's System Integration partner, your goal will be to ensure successful delivery of the project.

Role Responsibilities:

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Project Management of all deliverables across a multitude of projects (Inc planning, monitoring and communicating objectives across the team)
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Vendor Management - Working with a System Integration Partner to ensure that our client's deliverables and dependencies are understood and in turn, delivered
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Develop strategic relationships with key stakeholders
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Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
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Plans and schedule project deliverables, goals and milestones.
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Efficiently identify and solve project issues
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Demonstrates leadership to define requirements for project risk.
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Designs and maintain technical and project documentation and reporting
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Strong organisational, presentation, and customer service skills

Experience Required

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Strong experience working with Systems Integration partners and preferably off-shore providers
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Experience of at least one large transformation programme with multiple workstreams
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Experience as a Delivery Lead or Project Manager on a banking transformation programme
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Experienced in Project and Delivery management, including preparation of Project Governance documents and Board packs
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Experience of building effective stakeholder relationships to exec / project sponsor level.
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Proven planning & organising skills, business case development & benefits realization
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Articulate with strong written and personal presentation skills
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Background within IT change and delivery



If you are available and interested, please apply in the first instance and you will contacted to discuss the position further