Senior Project Manager

Royal London Group

Senior Project Manager

Salary Not Specified

Royal London Group, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 59eab0c60c124802a4ec0fc696b862e3

Full Job Description

We are seeking a talented Senior Project Manager to join our Transformation team. This is a great opportunity to lead a diverse range of projects or small portfolios, all of which will support achievement of the Group strategy, effectively and efficiently.

The team deliver projects in key areas including Brand & Marketing, Enabling Functions, Customer, Commercial and within our technical space. You will have overall responsibility for planning and managing the delivery of the function's change projects and support for the portfolio covering both Business and Technical driven change.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation and to work on a variety of projects with budgets varying in size and scale.

About the role

  • Manage complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business (including small portfolios).

  • Full project life cycle management from initiation to deployment, with proven ability to operate at different stages of the project cycle simultaneously.

  • Promote continuous improvement by actively engaging within colleagues across Transformation and other areas of Royal London.

  • Build a collaborative, commercial relationship with 3rd parties to manage costs and maximise value .

    Proven track record of successful project and programme delivery, ideally in a Financial Services environment.

  • Experience of building and leading high performing teams, creating a supportive environment to maximise colleague contribution and engagement.

  • Highly competent in use of planning tools and experienced in operating financial and risk control frameworks in a project setting.

  • Proactivity and future thinking around the management and control of programme/project costs and benefits.

  • Strong stakeholder management experience at all levels up to C-suite.

  • Thorough understanding of different project delivery methodologies and ways of working and able to adopt the most suitable approach to a given project.

  • Experience of delivering technology such as CRM (D365) and Content Management Platforms into a Brand & Marketing environment would be advantageous.

  • A self-starter, able to work with minimum supervision or direction.

    We're the UK's largest mutual life, pensions and investment company, offering protection, long-term savings and asset management products and services.

  • Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve.

    We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits

    Inclusion, diversity and belonging

    We're an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected - whatever their background.