Lead Project Manager

  • Location
    Balerno, City Of Edinburgh
  • Salary
    £ 459 - £ 550 / Daily
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Banking & Financial Services - Project Management

Lead Project Manager
6 months (POE)
PAY RATE: Circle £459 - £550 per day, inside IR35

Our client has a mission to build the bank of the future, and they need your help to do it! Continuing their extensive transformation Programme, they are redefining what a bank is from the inside out.
They are looking for someone who is passionate, inspiring, and customer-obsessed, ensuring that the team are always focused on the priorities that will deliver the best outcomes for customers and colleagues.

About the Role:
The Project Manager leads their delivery team to ensure the fundamentals of Project Management excellence are achieved. This includes analysis, governance, planning, managing finances and delivering value. As a PM of the Future, they should role model a desire to develop their skills and experience, create space to learn and collaborate, demonstrate resilience and adaptability, confidence, and a desire to innovate and test new ideas. The Project Manager will understand, embrace and be able to select with confidence the most appropriate tools and methods to deliver change. They should strive to establish relationships across role communities, change teams and business areas to maximise opportunities for continuous improvement through shared learnings. Coaching others in their team to achieve delivery excellence is also a key part of the role.

Key Capabilities:
* Delivers own small-scale or medium-scale projects by working within an established Programme management plan.
* Delivers prescribed outcomes for area of responsibility by working within established knowledge management systems.
* Delivers outcomes by leading others and working within established systems.
* Sets short term objectives and helps handle the performance of direct reports by working within performance management systems, achieves planned commitments by developing short-term and/or medium-term work schedules
* Delivers prescribed outcomes for a designated area, using risk management systems to ensure the organisation is not exposed to undue risks.
* Takes ownership for delivering a prescribed budget for own area of the organisation and/or conducts complex analyses on budget progress in other areas while working within established systems.
* Identifies shortcomings and suggests improvements to existing processes, systems, and procedures, then delivers a plan for a small element of a change management Programme with guidance from a project/Programme manager.

Knowledge and Experience:
* Can deliver both Business Change and IT Change projects/programmes.
* Track record of delivering results - gives colleagues autonomy to execute business strategy, whilst remaining personally accountable for delivering on promises.
* A strong Risk & Compliance mindset - proactively assesses and analyses relevant threats and missed opportunities and develops effective risk mitigation plans in response to threats.
* Data migration.


Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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