Role Purpose -
Project Managers plan, mobilise and direct projects of high complexity and scale from project definition to closure. They are responsible for the end to end planning and delivery of one or more projects proactively balancing scope, schedule, budget, risks, team, outcomes and benefits. Projects can be standalone or form part of a programme. They are responsible for deploying Project Management Framework and other Business Transformation Frameworks within their project. They work closely with the Programme Manager and Global Portfolio Management Office to ensure alignment of their project with the wider change portfolio and the Group Strategy, Values and Behaviours.
Project Managers will often play a people / team management role within the projects / programmes they work on.
Role Context -
The vision statement for Change Delivery is "To be the businesses' primary change partner, support the implementation of the Group Strategy and make change a source of sustainable competitive advantage for Client"
Project Managers manage change through projects which are established to deliver a specific outcome, on time and on budget. The projects will typically have a clearly defined output, fixed start and end date with a well-defined development/delivery path. Projects may be stand alone or part of a Programme.
Project Managers are required to lead the change initiative, take strategic decisions, operate at an executive level and manage stakeholder and sponsor relationships. Project governance must be established, including clear sponsorship, tollgates and steering committee. The jobholder will not be subject to close supervision, and will be expected to exercise independent initiative in proactively overcoming obstacles to success, dealing with uncertainty and changing circumstances, such as interdependencies, opportunities or risks. He / She will be expected to adopt an agile and flexible approach to work and an outstanding level of professionalism and conduct.
Extensive project management skills and experience of managing large and complex projects
Strong people manager and broad experience in managing large teams of different work streams
Multiple strong examples of the delivery of on time and on budget projects that achieve business case stated outcomes - a driver with bias towards delivery at pace and controlling project outcomes
In depth experience of working in a banking environment and change projects
Good stakeholder management experience, especially impactful communication, influencing and running project governance Implementation, change management and benefits realisation
Implementation, change management and benefits realisation.