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Senior Project Manager


Posted on May 20, 2022 by CV-Library

West Midlands (County), United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Location: Solihull / Hybrid role

Hours: Permanent-Full Time


A bit about us:

At BNP Paribas Personal Finance, we're part of a global bank and are proud to be a Top Employer UK, providing a great place to work in an open and inclusive environment.

We're here to provide simple and straightforward consumer finance solutions and we work with many well-known retailers and brands to help their customers finance their purchases in a responsible way.

We care about making a positive impact for our colleagues, customers, partners and the wider community. That's why we live by our values of we're positive, we're brave and we own it.

The Role:

The Senior Project Manager role is to deliver large sized (£0-£1m plus) projects by actively managing cross functional teams and work streams, risks and delivering to specified timescales, budget and quality, to achieve the benefits defined within the business case. This also includes the ability to guide and lead stakeholders up to executive level.

Projects allocated are from business wide programmes of change within the BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK Strategic Portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management and Project Governance:

Follow, assist in the improvement and adoption of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK Project Management Methodology and use standard project templates to produce various key project management documents, providing feedback to improve templates
Identify external and internal resources needed by the project and ensure they are secured and efficiently deployed
Produce a project plan and maintain it by monitoring project or work stream activities to the plan
Notify Project Sponsor, Project Steering Group and PMO of any deviations (outside of tolerances) to the plan and identify and take corrective actions
Man manage the project teams or work streams on a day to day basis to ensure required products are produced and delivered as specified/defined via the work packages or work assigned to ensure specific project deliverables are delivered as agreed
Liaise with and hold checkpoint meetings with project / work stream team plus clients, partners, third parties and stakeholders, ensuring an effective and professional customer/provider relationship is established and maintained
Manage project or work stream issues including implementation of corrective actions, escalating high impact ones
Manage changes to scope, quality, plan and costs as agreed and ensure configuration management processes are adhered to
Ensure risks and issues regarding production of project or work stream products and completion of work packages are identified and dealt with efficiently and effectively
Manage the project budget to achieve the Business Case and highlight under and over spends outside of agreed tolerances to the Finance Department in order for the appropriate accounting actions to take place
Prepare status reports, specialist reports and exception reports as necessary
Make key decisions on behalf of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK Group, taking direction from the Project Sponsor and Project Steering Group, plus advice from various Business and Technical Managers, plus Head of Business Transformation, who are key stakeholders for the assigned projects
Assist and guide in recommendations to the Project Sponsor and Project Steering Group, where decisions are outside the remit of the Senior Project Manager.
Manage interdependencies and interfaces between the various work streams of the project
Be aware of the impact of other projects and advise any issues, risks or conflicts

Could this be you?

BNP Paribas Personal Finance believe it's a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most.

What's in it for you?

As well as working for a Top Employer UK 2022 and being part of a team that changes customer's lives, there are some excellent benefits too including - a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy. There are also perks which give you fantastic discounts off eating out, cinema tickets, days out and much more. There are also monthly awards with plenty of opportunities to win vouchers and prizes. Learn more about what it means to be part of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance team here: or click here to learn more about careers at BNP Paribas Personal Finance: .

Equal Opportunities Disclaimer

BNP Paribas Personal Finance promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation

Reference: 216607573

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