Project Manager - Business Change - Insurance Sector

Job Description

Change Project Manager

Job Market: Change Project management - Insurance Sector

Change Project Manager - About the role

Support the business functions in the delivery of change initiatives required to achieve strategic objectives

Identify, plan and co-ordinate the planning and deployment of resources across the business to successfully achieve the delivery of approved projects

Change Project Manager - Key duties

Work with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure an appropriate definition of project goals, deliverables and acceptance criteria.

Create detailed project plans and definitions, including budgets, business cases, resource and benefit realisation plans.

Ensure projects have valid business cases throughout the project lifecycle and co-ordinate business case updates with stakeholders

Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

Identify resources and assign responsibilities.

Oversee and control the delivery of project activity across the business.

Drive the projects to completion, including re-planning and finding alternative approaches to overcome obstacles to project progress.

Identify, assess and appropriately mitigate risk to project delivery.

Establish and manage a governance structure appropriate for each project (in line with the change delivery framework).

Ensure exception reporting is followed throughout agreed governance and the Change Portfolio and Delivery teams are kept updated of any material issues

Work with the Change team to continually improve existing processes, templates and working practices

Change Project Manager - Key requirements

Proven experience of project planning and management, with a formal project management qualification preferable.

Experience of Project / Change management gained from within the Insurance Sector

Experience of project governance and control.

Risk and Issue management.

Process improvement/management experience preferable.

Experience of managing IT implementation projects, preferably combining third party and internal suppliers/staff.

Experience of financial services/insurance.

Understanding of basic financial models and P/L; financial forecasting and budgeting.

Experience of leading and innovating problem analysis and resolution.

Benefit from experience with broker software houses and/or Polaris.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Exceptional organisation and planning skills.