Resource Solutions - Barclays London, UK
PROJECT MANAGER | STRATEGY | CHANGE CONTROL | GOVERNANCE *Permanent role based in London (VP level) Role Purpose Responsible for the successful delivery of projects to plan, budget and agreed quality and governance standards. The role typically requires managing three plus complex projects simultaneously Manages project teams engaged throughout the full delivery life cycle. Delivery of projects supporting the business strategy from business case through to initiation, requirement analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and closure Manages the project end to end including the IT elements of delivery (where applicable) Budget typically > £1.5m. Key Accountabilities Works with management to help define and implement aspects of the strategy and vision Translates gaps between current state architecture and strategy into a project plan/roadmap Champions the vision and strategy with team References the strategy in supporting decision making with the team. Controls the scope of projects, ensuring that rigorous change control is exercised. Ensure project dependencies and assumptions are factored into the planning process. Providing detailed and robust report on variances to key stakeholders and the Steering group. Define and implement governance and reporting structure appropriate for the project Establish and run Working Group or initiative level goverance (eg project forum) meetings (as appropriate) Ensures projects meet the desired requirements of Accountable Executives and that acceptance and handover to business as usual are managed against agreed acceptance criteria and to a defined plan Ensures that all project status reporting is accurate, informative and timely, and directly provides progress reports as agreed as part of the governance framework at agreed intervals. Person Specification Skills & Knowledge Strong industry knowledge Strong knowledge of specialist areas that projects operate in Project Management - Practitioner level accreditation (eg Prince 2, PMI, APM) and Agile. Extensive experience in managing projects with medium to high complexity, business critical and large cross-functional team spanning multiple regions and functions A proven track record of the full project life cycle delivery Please apply now to be considered.