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Project Manager

  • Location: Central
  • Salary: Up to £40000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Projects, Programmes & Change
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My Central Edinburgh based client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team. This role will afford you the opportunity to work on significant projects for my client's Financial Services customer base. The Project Manager is responsible for managing the projects terms of reference both in-terms of the day to day activities with members of the project team and engagement with the projects stakeholders via a Project Board to ensure that the projects terms of reference are met (cost, time, quality). In fulfilling these responsibilities my client expects the Project Manager to adopt a leadership style, taking responsibility and accountability for the project's success. Previous experience of managing mid-level projects within the Financial Services or HR industry would be highly desirable. Any experience working with overseas stakeholders would also be beneficial.

The Project Manager will have the following traits:

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including Executives, Senior Management, Project Managers and Subject Matter Experts.
  • Creates a sense of belonging and ownership among team members, assemble a team with the right mix of skills; coaches and motivates team members; delegates responsibility and promotes mutual support and interaction.
  • Consults and provides advice, facilitates discussion and resolves conflict; establishes trusts; builds and uses cross functional relationships to accomplish work objectives.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of Project managing significant People, Process & Technology based projects using a recognised method (and qualification)
  • Exposure to the financial services sector would be desirable (though not essential)
  • Exposure to BPO contracts & projects involving some combination of transfer & transformation
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including Executives, Senior Management, Project Managers and Subject Matter Experts.

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