J2998 - Our client is seeking a Business Change Analyst (Project Manager) to deliver a number of key projects that form part of an IT transformation strategy. You will manage the life cycle of projects from start up through to closure and proactively develop strong relations with key stakeholders and project board members to deliver major projects and drive high performance from the Change team.
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits. Location: UK Gtr London / Surrey (Hybrid).
Manage projects ensuring they are running in line with project lifecycle (Prince 2 based).
Maintain project plans using project management tools; update and track progress against baseline.
Manage multiple projects at different stages in a timely manner.
Direct, manage and motivate the project team(s).
Maintain an awareness of potential inter-dependencies with other projects and their impact, ensuring communication and reports are maintained to a high quality.
Estimate timelines, measure risk, and devise mitigation strategies for identified risks.
Manage expectations for the delivery of the project and escalate issues on deadlines as early as possible to senior management to enable appropriate corrective action to be taken.
Coordination of UAT and test cycles.
Manage project budgets.
Manage communication and expectations with stakeholders.
Conduct post implementation reviews to assess project success.
Solid track record of delivering IT Business projects (3+ years minimum).
Project Management qualification (e.g. Agile PM certification, Prince2, APM).
Systems integration; plumbing modules together and 3rd party alignment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the Asset Finance Industry and products offered.
Good stakeholder management skills, able to lead by example, hold teams, customers and partners to account.
Self-motivated, with a can-do attitude, flexible and pragmatic to achieve the best outcome.
Demonstrate logical thought processes to help understand complex issues and technical concepts quickly to facilitate issue resolution and solution generation.
Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with all levels within the organisation, as well as with external parties (such as software suppliers).
Hybrid role requiring 3-4 days in Gtr London / Surrey Office initially, tapering to 2-3 days in office.
We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.
Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.