Interim Snr Project Manager (Legal/Insurance) - Ma

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£370 to £430 per day
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Interim Snr Project Manager (Legal/Insurance) - Manchester
£370 to £430 per day

My client, a legal Insurance services company is looking for an Interim Snr Project Manager to ensure projects are delivered on time and in budget, and meet project objectives

The company are the leading providers of legal and handling services to the UK general insurance sector. Currently they provide specialist services to 12 of the UK's 20 largest motor insurers in areas such as counter fraud, costs, credit hire, defendant services, large & complex injury and recoveries.

The purpose of the job and its primary objectives:

This is a key role in the PMO Team, the team has an important function in the business to support their continued growth and continuous improvement programme, and build upon their reputation in the industry based on their proven success with their clients.

This position is responsible for the planning, management, coordination and control of projects across the firm and with their clients and suppliers; ensuring that projects are delivered to a high standard, on time and within budget. Working in collaboration with the PMO, Development, MI, Operational and Training departments, business leads and end-users, to understand and deliver successful business solutions.

Main Responsibilities:

Ensure projects are delivered on time and in budget, and meet project objectives
Ensure proper governance of projects, and PMO and IT standards and procedures are adhered to
Produce business cases, detailing project scope, impact and dependencies, and appropriate financial appraisals, risk, resource and business impact assessments to ensure informed decision making
Produce Project Initialisation Documents and Project Implementation Plans in collaboration with the project team
Produce and maintain detailed project plans, for task coordination and resource and cost management; ensuring budget and resources are appropriately allocated and controlled
Identify, coordinate and manage internal and external suppliers, ensuring dependencies are identified and managed effectively
Conduct stakeholder analysis and ensure excellent stakeholder management is maintained throughout the life of projects
Produce project status reports and presentations
Evaluate the success of projects and conduct lessons learnt reviews and actively support continuous improvement
Liaise with Business Analysts, System Testers, IT teams, training, operational and financial departments
Coordinate with PMO Manager, Project Managers and IT Managers
Contribute to the PMO, IT and the Firm's strategies

Essential skills:

Excellent communications skills, with the ability to present to a wide range of audiences
Extensive project management experience using industry standard methodologies such as Prince2 and Agile
Experience delivering cross departmental, multi work stream projects
Ability to effectively work with stakeholders at all levels
Ability to motivate others and lead change
Experience delivering IT and/or infrastructure projects
Ability to work successfully under pressure on multiple projects
High level of attention to detail
Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience of project management

Desirable skills:

Exposure to legal or insurance industry
Exposure of software development projects and software development life cycle methodologies

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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Paul

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