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Senior Project Manager - Financial Services

Job Title: Senior Project Manager - Financial Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
REF: 1558
Contact Name: Mark Gale
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Project Manager - Financial Services - Northampton


We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with strong client-facing skills to manage a number of projects across a large business transformation programme. The projects will be focused around technical and business change implementation work-streams. You'll oversee the decommissioning of Infrastructure across various sites across the country and as this is a client facing role you'll also be able to deal with site heads or function leaders.


You will need all the usual Project Manager skills;


  • Detailed understanding of the end to end Project life-cycle, including inception, understanding of design, testing and implementation elements
  • Knowledge and experience of using a variety of project management methodologies including APMP, Prince II, Waterfall, Agile, Kanban
  • Experience in preparation and maintenance of project plans.
  • Experience of resource planning and task management.
  • Experience of report writing including financial reports.
  • Experience of RAID log management
  • Understanding and experience of stakeholder analysis and techniques to manage the needs and requirements of stakeholders
  • Experience of managing the commercial and budgetary facets of a project, including forecasting and estimation techniques and cost management
  • Awareness and experience of identifying and managing risks associated with projects in line with company governance
  • Experience of dealing with client facing, large scale projects of a strategic nature, where appreciation of organisation-wide issues and implications is required
  • Advanced MS Office and MS Project skills.
  • Experience of managing dependencies and conflicts across complex projects.
  • Managing internal and external Stakeholders


Must be comfortable with going through standard financial services background checks (credit, work history, Disclosure Scotland etc).


6 month initial contracts available, strong likelihood of extension thereafter. 


We're ideally looking for someone to be available immediately or in the very near future.