Project Managers

Job Description

This is a 6 month contract.

Duties include:
Prepares and takes ownership for all project plans/controls and resource plans, progress reporting on plans/controls and resource requirements and ensures the plan is in line with any wider programme plans/controls
Identifies, tracks, manages and mitigates any project Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies
Leads and defines a Project Initiation Document (PID) ensuring that the solution clearly supports and is aligned to the company’s strategic goals
Analyses Problem & Opportunity Statements and prepares estimates for approval. Supports the creation of a Financial Business Case
Tracks and reports on project costs and ensures the project is completed within allotted budgets
Ensures that all project deliverables satisfy the requirements and that they adhere to the agreed Governance Framework
Builds and maintains a positive working relationship with Stakeholders across multiple franchises and functions and at different levels of hierarchy, including respective Technology or Business Project Managers
Ensures that services or products required for project delivery are acquired to schedule and are of high quality
Tracks, reports and realises project benefits and takes necessary action required if benefits are affected by changes using a consistent approach
Manages a project via the relevant framework – e.g. according to P3M (Portfolio, Programme, Project and Resource Management) or MyProject delivery process (which is aligned to the RIBA; Royal Institute for British Architects stages), Choice Cultural Change Management methodology
Manages the implementation of the architecture outcomes so that the design and components are in line with the Bank’s approved repositories of information, this includes use of standard catalogues, models, inventories and patterns
Ensures that activities are in place to adequately prepare the business and engage all the appropriate stakeholders effectively to enable change to be implemented and handed over
Empowers and leads a team (often in multiple geographies) through the project lifecycle, sets team member objectives, carries out regular 1:1s and, where applicable, formal appraisals alongside Performance Management Framework
Supports capability development and ensures succession plans are in place
Leads a team of external suppliers (Professional Services and Contractors), working closely with Supply Chain Services for the appropriate supplier selection from framework and performance managing via established KPI’s

Skills and experience required:
An appropriate Project Management qualification (e.g. Prince 2, Agile)
Proven change management experience
Experience of delivering strategic projects that support the business strategy and its growth agenda
Experience of delivering project management in a Technology/IT function
Experienced in the MyProject system and delivery process (aligned to Royal Institute for British Architects (RIBA) stages, industry recognised for property project management). Also holds a CSCS; Construction Skills Certification Card with the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test
An appropriate Property Professional Qualification (e.g. RICS) or Project Management Qualification (via APM) with property project delivery experience
Detailed knowledge and/or experience of Choice Cultural Change Management
Knowledge of flexible working environments and strategies
Translate specialised data, buildings and built environment information, utilisation, the technology infrastructure landscape, building limiters and HR Policy framework to support occupation strategies