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Project Manager

Location:
Hove
Company:
Legal & General

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Company Info

Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

Department Info

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Job Duties

Work closely with the Service Towers, the relevant L&G business unit and their senior stakeholders to ensure alignment of their project/programme with the wider change portfolio and group strategy, values and behaviour

Lead end to end execution and responsibility for all aspects of the project/programme, including definition, planning, execution & implementation, governance & control, financial, resource and change management

Have responsibility for effective handover of the project/programme into Business as Usual operations to support effective benefits realisation

Ensure the adherence to financial processes and procedures at project/programme level, as set and communicated by the L&G Finance Team

Responsible for contributing to capacity, availability, problem management, change management and knowledge management activities within the team, and undertaking Continual Service Improvements as a day to day activity

Actively identify risks, ensure they are appropriately logged and tracked at the appropriate forums, and take appropriate action to mitigate or resolve

Define, develop and deliver processes and systems to ensure a consistent and good level of service that means customers’ expectations are met, is consistent with what we have communicated and is aligned to L&G’s Customer Experience and Treating Customers Fairly policy

Continually work to build effective, positive working relationships with both our Third Party Service providers and the wider IT communities, to enable us to deliver a fantastic customer service and be viewed as a single, valued IT partner

Skills Required

Qualifications:

Proven experience of Programme and Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.

PRINCE 2 Practitioner accreditation preferable

Minimum ITIL Foundation Certificate

Knowledge:

Strong demonstrable project and programme management experience which include communications capabilities, decision making and problem-solving skills, lateral thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills

Proven financial analytical background and proven ability in financial/analytical reasoning, including being able to contextualise financial data

Skills:

Proven experience of positive, challenging interactions with Senior Executives across the business

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels across the Group

Excellent relationship management, collaboration and influencing skills.

Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday,private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

For further information regarding this role please contact Lynn Morriss (lynn.morriss@landg.com) OR Reesa Berry (reesa.berry@landg.com)

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