Project Manager

    • London, United Kingdom

Main Purpose of Role
•Manage the delivery of a number of projects and initiatives
•Work with the other Project Managers to achieve a coherent portfolio approach
•Actively participate within meetings as a member of the International IT Project Delivery team

Key Accountabilities

Participate in the delivery of Argo's Project Portfolio, working with the business partners and the Programme Delivery Team ensuring: -

  • Active consideration of business change readiness enabling successful delivery of change to the business
  • Supporting the project process to ensure successful delivery in most appropriate manner
  • Ensure consistent delivery to business and standardisation of programme approach
  • Manage resource conflicts and bottlenecks effectively
  • Where appropriate, escalate risks and issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Work undertaken adheres to controls for internal and external audits


As part of the Delivery team, ensure the successful delivery in relation to business analysis (requirements, functional specifications, testing training and business change), time, cost and quality for Argo's project portfolio. Successful delivery of all projects should include: -
  • Ensure all Project work adheres to the ARGO project management methodology including provision of all associated documentation
  • Assist in the successful delivery of key projects into Argo support and maintenance framework ensuring all support documentation is in place
  • Engage business users in determining the business requirements and feasibility of any initiatives
  • Support project implementation both from a business and IT perspective


Delivery within the Business
  • Ensure that current process and capabilities are fully understood and documented
  • Identify the areas of business change required and ensure that these are included in project plans and that appropriate resources are allocated, ensuring the delivery and change organisation is fully addressed


Role Requirements

Skills/Competencies
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work in fast moving environment with rapidly evolving targets


Qualifications

Required
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Insurance related IT
  • Significant previous experience of projects in a financial services organisation
  • Working knowledge and experience of the insurance industry


Technical Skills & Experience
  • At least 3 years Project Management experience
  • SDLC Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum)


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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