Job Description

Senior Project Manager/ Programme Director

Our client is one of the largest private pension schemes in the UK. Their wholly owned subsidiary oversee the investment of over 70% of the scheme's assets. They manage and administer both the pension scheme and the majority of their investments in house.We are currently recruiting for a Programme Director/Project Manager to join their Business Change department to manage a project that defines the strategic plan for the business. The aim is to produce a business case for the Trustee Board in September.The role will require coordination across the executive team, and a number of work-streams that contribute the various elements required in the business case.As a Programme Director/Project Manager your responsibilities will include:* working with the work-stream leads to ensure the various sections of the business case are sufficiently detailed including business strategy & investment product design
* Responsibility for the quality of the final deliverable and managing the approvals through the corporate governance structure.
* managing a coherent plan for the production of this business case and provide executive updates to the various governance forums
* Review key conclusions and recommendations with the executive team formally and informally to gain consensus and approval.To be successful you will:* Have experience in a similar Programme Director/Senior Project Manager role with a strong background in financial services, ideally with specific asset management experience.
* Demonstrable experience of managing and coordinating large strategic projects/programmes
* Strong relationship management skills - able to engage with and gain confidence of senior management and business representatives on projects and maximise their contribution to the process* High level of structure and organisation and the ability to work across teams
* Competent at prioritisation, process organisation, and management of multiple work-streamsAre you interested in working for one of the largest private pension schemes in the UK on a key project? If so then please apply nowWe look forward to receiving your application