Project Manager (AVP) Project Manager (AVP) …

Barclays UK
à Brixworth, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 17 août 19
Negotiable
Barclays UK
à Brixworth, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 17 août 19
Negotiable
The project manager will be responsible for the day to day management of technology project(s) in support of the Procurement and CRES technology roadmap.

Overall purpose of role

  • The Project Managers role is to be responsible for driving the inception, planning, and delivery of one or more projects
  • Works with the Delivery Manager/Portfolio Managers to successful delivery of projects to plan, budget, quality and in compliance with Barclays project methodology standards.
  • Drive / Support the requirements gathering phases of projects to ensure that high quality requirements are available.
  • Formulation of project artefacts as set out in Barclays project methodology standards, including "project terms of reference" and detailed "project plans".
  • Liaise with portfolio managers/work stream leads (as applicable) to ensure coordination of tasks across projects
  • Oversee the creation of test plans that ensure testing is realistic and provides full coverage
  • Manage and track delivery of deployment activities across the business and technical teams
  • Work collaboratively with the business and technical change teams.
  • Management of Project Risk and Issues.
  • Work closely with related PMO teams to ensure project deliverables, risks, and issues are integrated from a programme perspective.
  • Ensure the necessary BAU hand-over requirements (including documentation) is delivered / in place to support transition to service run teams.
  • Troubleshoot as required to ensure plans are met and early mitigations of potential delays managed
  • Drive increased efficiencies across the team in order to deliver more for less
  • Understand the projects critical path in order to make well-judged decisions
  • Project status reporting and resource and financial forecasting

Key Accountabilities

  • Specific accountabilities.
    • The project manager will be responsible for the day to day management of technology project(s) in support of the Procurement and CRES technology roadmap.

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

    • The role holder will be required to work together with a wider range of business and technical teams, including Procurement, Cres, Finance and HR to ensure that projects are planned, managed and delivered in a controlled and structured manner.
    • Build and maintain a global network of relationships across Global IT infrastructure partners, Global Information Security teams, Corporate Real Estate and Security business analysts, Design Authorities, Technical specialists.

Decision-making and Problem Solving

  • The role holder will support the Procurement/CRES Management Team acting as the point of contact for queries relating to their domain.

    • The role holder will be required to communicate and summarise complex topics concisely and drive practical outcomes
    • Enlists others in working towards the organisation goals; takes prompt and effective action to rectify problems within the team
    • Identify problems, and address by gathering information required in order to make rational decision to resolve

Risk and Control Objective [This section is mandatory for all role profiles and must not be deleted]

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

Person Specification

  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new business domains and processes
  • Proven ability to multi-task, be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressured environment with changing priorities
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours
  • Good team player and self-motivated
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • High attention to detail and quality of work
  • Able to create clear technical specifications from business requirements

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

    • Project Management experience covering multiple full development lifecycles
    • Project Management methodology certification (Prince II)
    • Experience of Agile Methodologies, in particularly planning and executing Sprints
    • Experience of project estimating techniques
    • MS Project proficiency
    • Strong presentation skills and good communication skills at a senior level
  • Strong client liaison and problem solving skills

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Investment banking experience
  • Working with regulatory milestones
  • Strong Analytical and documentation skills
  • Risk and Issue management techniques and experience
  • Managing across geographically dispersed teams
  • Strong Business knowledge
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