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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 10 months
REF: ASH17302WC_1538583139
Contact Name: Will Cusack
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

A growing global financial services firm is seeking a Project Manager to join them for a 10 month fixed term contract. The role holder will contribute to strategic growth and operational development of the Firm by managing a suite of ongoing projects.

**Please note, whilst 10 month FTC initially, the contract may be extended or role made permanent**

Responsibilities include to:

* Define scope of assigned projects in conjunction with Senior Management;
* Manage resources required in order to complete projects;
* Manage a range of stakeholders from junior to senior level across all locations;
* Prepare detailed project plans and manage on NetSuite (our internal project management system);
* Monitor project plans to ensure successful completion of project tasks;
* Manage and monitor project budget to ensure delivered within budget;
* Adhere to internal project methodology and governance;
* Establish and implement a team culture within the assigned projects;
* Determine objectives and measures that each project will be evaluated against upon completion and track ongoing progress. Prepare related benefits assessment upon completion;
* Write reports and presentations including project recommendations;
* Liaise with training team in relation to training needs arising from projects and related solutions;
* Track all time spent on projects in NetSuite;

To be considered for this role you must have/be:

* 2+ years' experience of managing a variety of different types of complex projects
* Excellent communication, organisational, prioritisation and interpersonal skills
* Excellent presentation skills, both written and oral
* Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
* Use of Project Management software
* Ability to take innovative approach to resolving a range of issues

It's preferred that candidates have:

* Financial Services experience
* Project Management Qualification (PRINCE2, Agile or equivalent)

If you meet the criteria above and would like to apply to this role, please send your current CV with an accompanying covering letter detailing all of your relevant experience with ASH17302WC in the subject line of the email.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.