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Programme Manager - Pension Policy Migration / £90k / P'boro

  • Posted July 5, 2024
  • £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Peterborough (3 days per week)
  • Permanent

Programme Manager – Pension Policy Migration / £90k / Peteborough

One of Sanderson’s largest clients, a best-in-class pension platform provider, are currently recruiting for a Lead Project Manager/Programme to help support them in a large-scale pension policy migration. They are currently a year into the programme and are about to start the biggest release, which equates to around 1.6 million policies.

The successful candidate will need to have a strong background working within financial services organisations, whilst also having excessive experience in policy/book migration from one system to another.

The role is hybrid based, with the expectation to be on-site in Peterborough 3 days per week.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with the Programme Director, Programme Sponsor and stakeholders to understand strategic context and to define and agree Programme objectives, scope, approach and an appropriate governance regime
  • Have overall responsibility for the development and agreement of budget and expenditure associated with the Release
  • Creating and implementing robust Release planning reporting and control processes
  • Integrating work-streams and manage cross-business interdependencies to ensure co-ordinated delivery
  • Leading, managing and motivating large, diverse teams and other resources
  • Be responsible for chairing governance boards and championing governance processes
  • Identifying financial and operational risks affecting the Release and the business. Then implementing appropriate measures to effectively manage and control

What we’re looking for

  • Proven experience in managing and delivering major projects or Releases, preferably within the Life and Pensions industry. Financial services experience is essential
  • Previous experience with policy book/data migration is essential
  • Ability to lead large, diverse teams of people
  • Ability to manage stakeholder relationships at the highest level (internal and external)
  • Understanding of leading-edge programme management, methodology and best practice
  • Previous experience of managing 3rd Party relationships and high-level supplier relationships is desirable


  • 33 days including Bank Holidays
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Other standard company benefits

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