Business Change Project Manager

We are now looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing Business Change team, on a fixed term basis until March 2020.

Coming from a background in delivering projects which directly impact the business you will confidently report directly into the Director of Customer Operations to support Contact Centre operations. Key responsibilities will include competency frameworks, workforce management, training and development, MI production, continuous improvement, desk planning and workflow plans.

As a Project Manager you will take responsibility for the timely and on budget delivery of initiatives whilst managing implementation of staff in a matrix-managed structure and allocated on an as-needs basis to various other projects.

We’re looking for a strong communicator with previous experience of successfully managing client facing projects through the full project life cycle. You will have a flexible approach to working with the wider business across multiple activities, ideally from a financial services background.

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Ensuring delivery to agreed business objectives, requirements, schedules, costs and quality objectives.
  • Ensuring business requirements are accurately captured and solution is appropriately developed to support generation of the business case.
  • Establish, control and monitor project timescales and budgets, obtaining appropriate approvals and authorisations, considering dependencies and taking appropriate action to overcome delays, difficulties or cost overruns.
  • Provide direction and support to ensure a smooth project initiation enabling project approval and prioritisation.
  • Defining project success factors, benefits metrics and realisation approaches to measure and drive real benefit for the business
  • When required plan, communicate and implement change ensuring all those affected fully understand the nature and implications of such changes.
What we’re looking for from you

Essential

  • A project manager with previous experience of successfully managing client facing projects through the full project life cycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid stakeholder management skills, with the confidence to challenge supportively and effectively where appropriate
  • Can work as a hybrid across business and IT
  • Excellent time management skills with proven ability to manage projects effectively.
  • Demonstrable experience in producing and delivering quality presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Strong understanding of project governance and controls including scope & deliverable management
  • Experience of working with SME’s to produce robust estimates in line with client requirements
  • Developing and maintaining project schedules in Microsoft Project
Qualifications required:
  • Educated to degree or equivalent work experience
  • Professional accreditation/certifications in Project or Programme Management (Prince 2 or equivalent)
A fast-paced company that rewards creativity, initiative and contribution

Growing like we are, we’re always interested to hear from talented people. We currently employ nearly 300 team members at our head office in Petersfield, Hampshire and are the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender. Something you could be a part of.

Our parent company is Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market, which provides us and you with added security. You can find out more about us, including our history and values, by clicking here.

Growing together in a friendly working environment 

To help you fulfil your potential and excel in your role, we invest heavily in training and development throughout the company. This approach enables us to nurture your talent, while providing the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

We’ve also created a friendly, open and engaging working environment, which encourages individuals to share ideas and work hard for each other. We genuinely all get along too and spend quality time together in and out of work, with numerous clubs starting spontaneously, from Cake Club to Gut Busters (the irony).

Taking care of our employees – it’s The Moneybarn Way

The happiness and wellbeing of our team is incredibly important to us. As a result, we’ve introduced many perks, activities and events that help promote interaction and communication within the company.

You’ll notice this caring approach from your very first day. That’s because everyone receives an accredited induction of up to two weeks to ensure they feel welcome, fully informed and truly settled in.

You’ll get all the usual benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced maternity pay scheme
Plus, a few bonus ones
  • On-site gym with fitness coaching
  • Access to Perks for Work scheme
  • Yoga and Core strength classes
  • Fresh fruit deliveries
  • Wellbeing presentations
  • Barney Bikes
  • Barney Breakfast
  • Stock purchase schemes
  • And many more…
How do you apply?

Simply click the ‘Apply now’ button. This will pop up an email, which you can use to attach your CV, and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received it, if you’re successful at the first stage, we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

Important notes
  • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our  Applicant Privacy Notice.
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles

As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here