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PROJECT MANAGER - INSURANCE

Our client, a Times Top 30 major UK insurer, is looking for a Project Manager to join their busy, fast-paced Change Team. Working on large business-wide projects across multiple brands, as Project Manager you will lead on anything from a regulatory change working closely with Compliance, to overseeing a fresh new brand launch. Our client is looking for someone with strong experience in leading large successful projects from end to end, from managing stakeholders through to updating reports and documentation to back the changes up. If this sounds like something you could get your teeth into, apply today!

About our client

They're a leading and expanding motor insurance group who are renowned for their staff reward and recognition and are ranked highly in The Times Top 30 Big Companies to work for. They're a modern and progressive group and pride themselves on their innovative IT software, projects and a dynamic and agile way of working.

Location: Hybrid working, predominantly remote but must be commutable an office location such as central Manchester.

Competitive Salary and benefits package, based on experience

Key tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Manage project stakeholders to define scope, goals and deliverables
  • Produce plans and timelines through a range of assumptions and projections
  • Define project tasks, budgets and resource allocation
  • Implement projects to live environments by providing direction and support to project team
  • Present reports to PMO defining project status, risks, issues and contingency plans
  • Maintain the project plan, RAID log, Actions log, lessons log, cost tracking, etc.
  • Manage all co-ordination between members of the team, internal and external stakeholders
  • Apply project management methodology to ensure all project work is organised and clear. Allocate work as per the project plan and ensure deadlines are kept.
  • Co-ordinate project meetings, including creating agendas, taking minutes and adapting the project plan.
  • Develop expert knowledge of assigned projects.

The ideal candidate:

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Experience in, strategic planning, risk management and change management
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills
  • Ability to react and be effective in periods of high personal demands
  • Methodical approach to work and ability to work under own initiative
  • Good understanding of general insurance industry practices & principles

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