Project Manager (IT)
Full Time, Permanent
Solihull B91 2AA
Competitive Salary, plus car allowance, benefits and bonus
The IT / Systems team at BNP Paribas Personal Finance are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our established team. This opportunity would suit an experienced delivery focused Project Manager, ideally from a financial services or regulated industry background, who is aiming to progress to a Senior Project Manager in future.
BNP Paribas Personal Finance is committed to creating responsible consumer finance solutions that customers trust and help our partners grow. With the backing of a global bank we've exciting growth ambitions to double the size of the business by 2020 you'll be joining a dynamic business which provides people with opportunities to make it happen in a high energy environment.
Within the department you will be welcomed into a wider team of around 70 colleagues, 6-8 of whom will be in your immediate project team.
You'll be responsible for project deliverables by actively managing risks and delivering to specified timescales, budget and quality, to achieve the benefits defined within the business case. Initially you'll be part of a long term, high profile project that is at approximately the halfway point on the timeline, so you'll be able to hit the ground running and get stuck in.
Your Key Responsibilities will include:
Produce a project plan and maintain it by monitoring project or work stream activities to the plan, taking corrective actions if necessary
Review and accept work packages developed throughout the project lifecycle
Lead and task manage the project teams or work streams on a day to day basis to ensure required products are produced and delivered as specified/defined via the work packages or work assigned to ensure specific project deliverables are delivered as agreed
Liaise with and hold checkpoint meetings with project / work stream team plus clients, partners, third parties and stakeholders, ensuring an effective and professional customer/provider relationship is established and maintained
Ensure risks and issues regarding production of project or work stream products and completion of work packages are identified and dealt with efficiently and effectively
Manage the project budget to achieve the Business Case, highlighting under and over spends
Ensure the project teams follow the Project Management Methodology and ensure project governance is adhered to in order for the project to be delivered to time, cost quality, scope, risks and benefits
Manage interdependencies and interfaces between the various work streams of the project
To be successful for this position, you'll need:
Relevant Project/Programme Manager Experience, alongside formal qualifications: PRINCE2, Agile Project Management, SCRUM
Delivery focused / results driven
Excellent stakeholder management skills- within this role you'll be liaising with colleagues at all levels- including our Executive team- and liaising with teams in our offices in France (travelling to them approximately once per quarter)
Demonstrable experience of managing multiple, complex, large-scale programmes and projects at any one time
Experience of working within a matrix management programme and Business as Usual environment
Proven budget control and cost management
Ability to work on own initiative
This position is based in our office in central Solihull, unfortunately we are unable to guarantee free car parking however we are within a short walk of the High Street and Solihull train station, as well as local pay and display car parks. Working from home flexibility is offered within the role once embedded, and subject to project demands.
If this role sounds like your ideal next step, please apply now to be considered.
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