Project Manager

England Permanent £60,000 - £65,000
  • An opportunity to join a large insurance group.
  • Ownership to drive group wide projects.

About Our Client

A large UK based insurance company. This is a home based role with occasional travel.

Job Description

Project Manager must ensure that projects are delivered to a consistently high standard, within budget and that objectives are met on time, meeting professional standards and industry regulations.


  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Management if all key stakeholders across the Group, including key external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the business benefit case is built and signed off by the appropriate personnel before any financial investments are made.
  • As appropriate, develop a project initiation document identifying how the project will be run, governance etc.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects, ensuring resource availability and allocation.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarise progress of the projects.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Prepare reports for the governance forum and ensure that key stakeholders and prepared in advance.
  • Meet with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project risks and decisions on services
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Effectively manage and mitigate project risks, minimising impact to the project.
  • Create and maintain appropriate project documentation.
  • Delegate project tasks to junior staff members as appropriate.
  • Track project performance, analysing the successful completion of short and long-term goals.

The Successful Applicant

Project Manager Requirements:

  • Proven experience in the successful project management of both small- and large-scale projects within a Financial Services cleint.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Proven stakeholder management experience within Financial Services, Insurance would be a benefit.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Experience of developing and tracking project budgets.

Project Manager top skills & proficiencies:

  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility for delivery.
  • Ability to think laterally and deliver solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and focus on what is critical.
  • Effective team player.
  • Great organisational skills.
  • Financial literacy.
  • Multitasker.

What's on Offer

£60-65K basic plus benefits. This is a home based role across England and the UK with occasional travel.

David Stansfield
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+44 207 776 5949

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David Stansfield
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