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Senior Project Manager - up to £65k, F.S, Edinburgh

  • Posted April 30, 2024
  • £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

Senior Project Manager – up to £65k, F.S, Edinburgh

One of our exclusive clients currently have multiple vacancies for Senior Project Managers to join their Business Change team. As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for playing a key role in the end-to-end management and delivery of projects and programme work-streams, situated in the Change space. This is an excellent next step for an experienced Project Manager to move into a large-scale Financial Services organisation, who are known for their support and culture of continuous improvement.

The role is based in Edinburgh, and does require being in the office on a hybrid basis – this can be up to 3 days per week.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will be pivotal in the leadership, management and delivery of change projects or programme work-streams, ensuring project deadlines are met within budget and scope
  • Actively applying the appropriate project management discipline; planning, resourcing, scheduling, monitoring, reporting and risk, issue, and dependency management
  • Leading the overall planning of project and management of resources, including well developed contingency plans to deliver the agreed solutions
  • You will establish an effective project organisation structure and be responsible for project team shaping, building, development, management, and motivation of the team
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and key customers

What we’re looking for

  • Strong experience in project management, working on large, complex programmes and projects
  • A history working in Financial Services, ideally Life and Pensions but wider FS accepted
  • A mix of IT and Operational/Business Change type projects
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Understanding the full project lifecycle
  • Understanding of regulatory environment

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