IT Project Manager

Legal & General
38300.00 - 60700.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2017
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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  • Company Info
  • Working here is about being there for our customers; we're available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it's also about you -how you develop and what you can achieve. We'll help your talent thrive in an environment where you'll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
  • Department Info
  • At Legal & General Insurance we look after our customers throughout life, death and everything in between so that you know that everything that's important to you is protected. With over 180 years' experience in providing Insurance policies, our customers trust us to be there and to do the right thing.
  • Job Duties

    • Takes end to end responsibility for the delivery of up to 2 medium complex projects or a small project portfolio, establishing and maintaining the correct structures to control and monitor the deliverables to the business to realise the benefits as defined in the Business Case.
    • Leads project planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained and issues are actively managed through to their successful resolution.
    • Delivers effective communication to all interested parties including stakeholders and Senior Managers to support effective decision-making and manage the smooth and integrated delivery of projects. Understands the impact the project has on the Business Unit and strives to lessen the impact to a minimum possible in close cooperation with Senior Business Managers.
    • Manages third party relationships ensuring that dependencies are identified and managed and deliverables are achieved, as defined in the Project's Initiation Document and without incurring unnecessary cost or delay to the project.
    • Determines, monitors, and reviews all project economics, including costs, staffing requirements, project resources, and project risk, ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by appropriate reporting.
    • Ensures that project control procedures are in place, and actively used to assess the effect risks, issues, assumptions and change has on costs, timescale and/or resource needs and reports these to project sponsors.
    • Identifies, secures and manages project resources to achieve project and organisational objectives in line with the project schedule, approved funding and within expected quality and timescales.
    • Demonstrates compliance with agreed methodology, standards, policies and procedures to ensure strong governance, sharing knowledge and providing feedback and ideas so that performance is continually improved.
    • Shares knowledge and experience with L&G Project Management community, coaches less experienced Project Managers in specific subjects and is actively involved in continuous improvement activities affecting the project delivery framework.
    • Manage, motivate and develop employees at all levels, in a manner that is consistent with the Company's policies and procedures including the Partnership Agreement, to maximise the performance of the area.
  • Skills Required
    • Project Management Delivery Experience
    • Understands the principles of decision discretion and agrees with sponsor the appropriate thresholds
    • Is proficient in the principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation. Example: PRINCE2, APM, DSDM Atern or Scrum
    • Experience of GDPR is desirable
    • Works with HR to determine how training requirements can be met
    • Is proficient in the principles, methods, techniques and tools for the preparation and monitoring of budgets to minimise costs and ensure cost-effectiveness
    • Is proficient in the techniques for ensuring that full account is taken of customers' real and stated needs in the delivery of products and services, i.e. Mission Model, Process mapping
    • Is proficient with methods and techniques for selection and managing contracts to ensure that third parties adhere to agreed contract requirements
    • Ideally to degree or equivalent level educated, PRINCE2 Practitioner and/or APM P
  • Benefits
  • Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

    For further information please contact Ruth Prosser, Resourcing Consultant, at