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Senior Project Manager (O910944)

Douglas, Isle of Man

Assurance & Insurance

Salary DOE plus benefits package

Full time / Permanent

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Job description


Our leading Financial Services Sector Client is continuing a high growth trajectory, coupled with an ambitious transformation programme and are now seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join their team.

As Senior Project Manager you will manage, lead and control multiple (large scale) projects across the business (including Projects/Programmes involving the wider Group).

Such projects to be managed from project initiation through to completion, in a manner that ensures that the project objectives are realised on time, within the project budget and to agreed quality standards.

Role Profile

  • To act as a key co-ordinator between project stakeholder business areas and those areas undertaking project activities and developments
  • To effect the successful integration of business change into operational business areas
  • To be the project management "expert" in the team and provide mentoring and guidance to other team members and promotion of effective change management across the business
  • Define projects including scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities and ensure they are clear, agreed and communicated to all key stakeholders
  • Plan, structure, track, report on and lead project activity in line with the organisations Change Framework to ensure that stakeholders, dependencies, cost, quality and time are managed within agreed parameters
  • Anticipate, monitor, manage and report on progress, risks and issues in line with Risk Policy and Change Framework to protect the project deliverables and benefits defined in the Business Case
  • Deliver short term / one-off projects and activities as required by and to the standards and outcomes agreed with Line Manager
  • Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances
  • Ensures that own projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are recorded

Person Profile

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Project Manager; or
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in the Life Assurance industry, where you have worked in a senior position: e.g. Team Leader, Manager, Technical Specialist, Subject Matter Expert, etc…
  • Experience of working within software development using the following software development lifecycles: Agile, Waterfall
  • Experience of working for an international organisation with offices in different jurisdictions.
  • Demonstrate a positive motivated attitude
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Display a 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to achieve tight deadlines
  • Takes responsibility for own work
  • Proactive and keen to expand knowledge and take on new tasks
  • Ability to achieve tight deadlines
  • Willingness to take steps to increase own knowledge or skill

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