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Project Manager (24-month FTC)

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Crawley, Sussex Permanent full time Go to online recruitment »

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Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for a rewarding career in a thriving organisation where people come first?

B&CE has been providing employee benefits for over 75 years. We began in 1942 by creating simple financial products that meet people’s needs, and that’s how we’ve run our business ever since.

We provide simple, good value products and services and our first class support and customer service has won awards.

We go that extra mile to ensure we are.

  • Creating Simplicity
  • Showing Compassion
  • Keeping Promises

Our people are our strength. Finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. And if you’re keen to learn, develop your career and do great things – you’re looking in the right place.

In a word

Joining an existing team of Project Manager s within our busy Change and PMO function you’ll lead a multi-disciplinary team responsible for effective delivery of project(s), managing issues, risks and dependencies ensuring defined objectives are delivered on time and to budget.

Practically speaking

Reporting to the Programme Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading a multi-disciplined project team to develop and deliver B&CE’s critical projects in line with defined project accountabilities.
  • Deploying an appropriate methodology (Waterfall, Agile/SCRUM, iterative) in line with the project success criteria.
  • Leading the development of appropriate project documentation in a full project management life-cycle.
  • Ensuring an efficient allocation of project resources with clear roles and responsibilities in place.
  • Managing third party contributions as appropriate working closely with the B&CE vendor management office.
  • Ensuring timely and appropriate reporting ensuring escalation of critical issues as appropriate.
  • Managing stakeholder relationships across the business up to Group Director level.

If you're right for this role

You’ll enjoy working within a solutions-driven, people-focused organisation.

You’ll have a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team and be aligned with our
values of Creating Simplicity, Keeping Promises and Showing Compassion.

  • You’ll have experience of managing large, complex projects consisting of technical and business change
  • Demonstrable experience of leading full lifecycle project delivery through to benefit realisation
  • Experience of working alongside Project Management Office for a successful delivery
  • Working experience of Waterfall project/programme management methods. Appreciation of Agile/iterative techniques.
  • Prince II qualification (desirable)

The perks

Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer, and a subsidised onsite restaurant. Discover more of B&CE’s employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career via our website.

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