J2797 - Our client is seeking a Leasing Project Manager responsible for driving finance and leasing projects forward throughout all phases of the project lifecycle in order to meet or exceed contractual obligations.
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng
Take responsibility for driving projects forward throughout all phases of the project lifecycle
in order to meet or, where possible, exceed contractual obligations.
Engage with the project's key stakeholders, ensuring that each stakeholder understands what their contribution needs to be in a timely fashion and communicate how they will deliver their area of responsibility.
Own issues / blockers status & resolution, and same for identifying / managing risks facing the team.
Own the delivery status report and accuracy of the facts as requested and when required.
Produce regular project progress reports for internal teams and client stakeholders.
Lead regular project review sessions, ensuring proactive management of the allocated technical teams within the project team to help communicate upcoming, forecasted or potential risks and issues.
Maintain and communicate the project Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies and support the communication of status changes with the team and wider stakeholders.
Manage and maintain project documentation and provide regular project updates to stakeholders.
BA/BS (preferably in finance, technology or a related field) required.
CIMA, ACA, ACCA qualification would be a plus.
Experience in an agile methodology
Experience in the Asset Finance industry (incl. banking, financial institutions, equipment or auto captives, other commercial asset leasing/loan businesses) is essential.
PRINCE 2 or equivalent with a minimum of five years of project management experience.
Excellent knowledge of finance, project, programme and change management.
Sound commercial judgement and overall understanding of the Financial Services Industry, particularly the business impact of the regulatory environment.
Strong technical skills.
We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Banking, Lending, Asset Finance and Leasing.