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IT Project Manager (Capital Market) - London - Contract

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by

London, London United Kingdom
Information Technology
Immediate Start
£350 - £350 Annual

IT Project Manager (Capital Market) - London - Contract

Are you a talented IT Project Manager (Capital Market) looking to work for one of the biggest IT consultancy company in the World?

Here is the Job Spec:

  • Job Location: London
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary: £350/Day
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Mandatory Skills: Hands-on Project Management, Handled People Directly, Delivered Projects In Capital Market, Delivered projects On Time And Within Budget, Liaison With Risk Management Team

Key responsibilities:

  • Direct project management of projects or work streams of large projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artefacts to meet project objectives, including recommendation as necessary
  • Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value, prioritising high impact deadlines and activities
  • Provide project analysis to facilitate senior stakeholder discussions and build a connection for negotiation
  • Allocate resources in current and future projects based on the delivery tasks and milestones in the project plan
  • Define and report on project progress and achievement of project milestones, regularly updating key stakeholders on project status & escalating issues quickly.
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
  • Ensure all projects comply with LSEG Group standards of project methodology
  • Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports in accordance with Change Framework requirements.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives
  • Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
  • Define and track project tasks and milestones
  • Ensure project meets success parameters stated in the business case
  • Ensure end results are of the highest calibre with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit

Governance and Risk Management

  • Work with the Programme / Portfolio / Senior Project Managers to ensure adherence to the LSEG Group standards for governance and risk management
  • Responsible for the project wide implementation of processes, policies, and best-practice for change management where appropriate, ensuring (and measuring) adoption and effectiveness
  • Preparation, collation, and distribution of project status reports, ad-hoc presentations, and reporting (including senior management reporting).
  • Ensure governance procedures are adhered to,
  • Work with the Portfolio Manager / Programme / Senior Project Manager to understand and manage the delivery risk within the project - driving out, tracking, and reducing project level risks
  • Recommend solutions to reduce probability and impact of risks,
  • Adhere to the planning standards and process to ensure transparency on key deliverables and dependencies so that delivery can be tied to cost
  • Ensure risk management & mitigation processes are followed within the project by team members.

Financial Management

  • Manage the project budget request process and perform regular financial reviews to track and measure financial performance against plan at the project level
  • Work with the Portfolio PMO and Business to provide an accurate resource demand view for the project
  • Track and forecast key financial metrics against targets, preparing forecasts and budget reports
  • Support the identification and analysis of potential solutions to financial issues, considering budget, organisational impact, and financial and operational cost/benefit.

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