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Senior Project Manager 

Location
London/ Remote

Rate
750 per day (Outside of IR35) 

Our client who is a global investment bank based in London and looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them for a contract. 

The ideal candidate MUST have a solid background and a proven record as a Senior Project Manager in following disciplines:

MUST HAVE 
15+ years experience in Senior Project Management/ Programme management for major bank/ investment bank/ trading firm  
Thorough experience in market risk
Market Risk
Change management 
Manage a team of developers 
End to end development cycle
Front office development 
Manage projects/ programmes in QUANT development  
Manage projects/ programmes in C++ development
Manage projects/ programmes in VB development
Manage projects/ programmes in Agile principles

Senior Programme Manager 

Location
London/ Remote

Rate
900 per day (Outside of IR35) 

Our client who is a global investment bank based in London and looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them for a contract. 

The ideal candidate MUST have a solid background and a proven record as a Senior Project Manager in following disciplines:

MUST HAVE 
15+ years experience in Senior Programme management for major bank/ investment bank/ trading firm  
Thorough experience in market risk
Market Risk
Change management 
Manage a team of developers 
End to end development cycle
Front office development 
Manage projects/ programmes in QUANT development  
Manage projects/ programmes in C++ development
Manage projects/ programmes in VB development
Manage projects/ programmes in Agile principles

Agile Programme Manager £750 per day (12 Months+ / London / Outside IR35)

£750 per day and the option of going permanent

Location
·London/ Remote

You must have 10+ years Programme Management experience in Software Delivery ideally in an Agile Environment.

We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to organize and coordinate a greenfield software development project. You will provide strategic guidance and overseeing the progress of operations. You will co-ordinate the programme’s workstreams and manage their interdependencies and risks.

Responsibilities
·Planning, design and monitoring the programme and weekly reporting on progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective actions
·meetings and communication with client, stakeholders, internal and external technology partners across the UK
·Ensure smooth and successful delivery of the programme working with senior management and the teams to resolve blockers and manage dependencies
·Manage the contractual deliverables for the customer
·Define Governance, decision stage gates and responsibilities (RACI)
·Oversee delivery of quality assurance of the programme
·Administration of day to day activities (meetings, calls, documents) supported by a Project Administrator
·Identify and allocate resources/tasks to PMs, Commercial project Commercial, Service Ops, PMs, Legal, Finance
·Ensuring the delivery of the project is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget
·Initiate management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise

Must have
·Thorough Agile experience
·Thorough understanding of project/programme management techniques and methods
·Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
·Excellent knowledge of program/project management software (Jira, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
·Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
·Ability to travel frequently in the UK and work out of London
·Excellent communication skills
·Excellent problem-solving ability
·Agile certification

IT PROJECT MANAGER

Up to £500 per day / 12-month contract

Location: South East/ Remote

  • We are looking for an IT Project Manager based in South East (Option of working from remote) on a 12-month contract. 
  • Role/ Responsibilities Identify and acquire the means to achieve project/programme/portfolio requirements Lead integration across all work streams and organisational boundaries to deliver project objectives Identify and secure resource. 
  • Lead project/programme/portfolio team, including setting up, developing and evaluating team performance where appropriate.
  • Monitor, control and manage overall project/programme/portfolio performance to address deviations from plan in line with company standard processes Influencing and management of key project/programme/portfolio stakeholders (internal and external). 
  • Status reporting to the PMO/Head of IT/Project/Programme Executive/Director. 
  • Able to make good decision based on limited information Team leadership responsibilities, including the planning and prioritisation of their work. 
  • Promotion of the general culture and professionalism of project management throughout the Business Experience Must be a proven PM, ideally with experience in energy industry but not essential.
  • Must have global experience Must have manager budgets in excess of £5m Must have strong stakeholder

 

Tester £400 per day (6 Months+ / Option of working from Remote / Outside IR35)

Length of contract: 6 months+

Greenfield project! Opportunity to work in a small team to test and deliver a series of projects that will sit at the heart of a new system for the transport industry. You will be working alongside a small dev and UX team in a, long established, non-corporate and friendly agency outside of IR35 with a flat organizational structure that doesn’t care about titles and hierarchy.

Location
·London, Bristol or Cornwall.
·Full option of working from remote. 
Must Haves
·Extensive experience with System Integration Testing
·Extensive experience with hands on application Testing
·Experience of supporting the delivery of multiple projects concurrently
·Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
·Ability to clearly define the test scripts and linking them to the requirements
·Ability to clearly define the issues/defect raised along with evidence to support for issue resolutions.
·Knowledge of testing processes and an understanding of how these fits within an overall project life cycle.
·UK based during the working week
·Fluent in English
·Experience of working in a mixed team of developers
Desirable/Nice to have
·Used to Agile working methodologies

Location: 

  • Remote/ London

You must have 10+ years of Programme Management experience in Infrastructure Delivery ideally in Telecom and Financial sector. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Technical team management skills in large scale deployment projects (rollouts, infrastructure, Data Centre, IT & new development projects) stakeholder management (internal & external), management of off-shore development & delivery teams.
  • Act as a mediator between executives and numerous staff members employed as part of his or her specific area. 
  • Monitoring associated budgets, allocating project resources and motivating and managing the programme's team members. 
  • Issuing progress reports and ensuring deadlines are met in a timely and efficient fashion.
  • Define Governance, decision stage gates and responsibilities (RACI).
  • Oversee delivery of quality assurance of the programme.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and ability to work independently, and ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities to bring tasks to successful closure Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Role Requirements

  • You understand the business and the user like no other.
  • You are highly analytical, quickly gain insight into all business issues and are able to translate this into user-friendly solutions.
  • You have a hands-on, no-nonsense mentality and you take the initiative / ask questions if necessary to come to a quick solution.
  • A healthy interest in IT and processes without the need for technical knowledge
  • You have strong communication skills (oral + written)
  • You are organized and work proactively.
  • You have the capacity to set the right priorities and manage expectations.
  • You are a team player and provide a positive note
  • You have 4 years of work experience in a similar job.
  • Knowledge / experience in the audit / consultancy sector or in retail is a plus.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the link between the business and the ICT department.
  • Responsible for collating and understanding the wishes / needs of the business users, translating these to the technical IT colleagues who are building the solution.
  • Responsible for testing the solution/organize the test phase (Agree test scenarios and coordinate schedules to plan acceptance testing and manage feedback processes)
  • Jointly responsible for the implementation (operational & training support).
  • Where possible, you will also implement operational process optimizations in accordance with the strategy of the department / company.
  • Working in a team of 8 business analysts localized across the different countries, meaning teamwork and good communication skills are crucial. You will report to the team lead back end analysts who are located in Belgium.
  • Role is fully remote.

Up to £900 per day (24 Months+ / Outside IR35)

Location: 

  • Remote/ London

You must have 10+ years of Programme Management experience in Infrastructure Delivery ideally in Telecom and Financial sector. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Technical team management skills in large scale deployment projects (rollouts, infrastructure, Data Centre, IT & new development projects) stakeholder management (internal & external), management of off-shore development & delivery teams.
  • Act as a mediator between executives and numerous staff members employed as part of his or her specific area. 
  • Monitoring associated budgets, allocating project resources and motivating and managing the programme's team members. 
  • Issuing progress reports and ensuring deadlines are met in a timely and efficient fashion.
  • Define Governance, decision stage gates and responsibilities (RACI).
  • Oversee delivery of quality assurance of the programme.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and ability to work independently, and ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities to bring tasks to successful closure Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering a IT Business Transformation projects
  • Manage the execution of the IT strategy, working closely with the Board.
  • Ensuring that the business has the right IT team structure and individuals in IT roles
  • Manage the execution of the IT strategy, working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Ensure budget objectives are met and deadlines are met
  • Planning, prioritisation and resourcing to support project delivery and identify solutions to manage resource conflicts and shortfalls.
  • Broad ranging skills and background within the IT & information disciplines
  • Ability to plan, manage and monitor the departmental programme of work, including ability to act on own initiative, meet deadlines and report on progress and achieve goals.
  • Knowledge of contracts and strong negotiating skills
  • Change Management - Knowledge and understanding of principles, tools and techniques used for managing change and ability to implement change within the team
  • Personally effective with the ability to build effective working relationships with staff and suppliers

Skills:

  • Broad IT background managing large IT complex estates.
  • Ability to gather and analyse data methodically.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Capable of developing an understanding of the business structure, drivers, influences and political and financial challenges
  • Planning and strategy skills, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong organisational and matrix management skills
  • Ability to identify and own issues and work to tight timescales to deliver effective solutions

PMO Analyst - £350-400 per day

Our client is a leading global fintech company that provides software solutions for investment banks and asset management firms across the front, middle, and Back Office. They are currently working on a massive transformation programme with a top tier investment bank, involving the migration of the bank's entire Back Office systems and processes onto their software. We are looking for a PMO Analyst, or a strong project coordinator, to come on-board a 12-month contract paying £350-400 per day. 

  • He/ She will be coordinating software delivery and testing as well as client training and client on-boarding. 
  • Quality assurance and ensure timely submission of regular high-level status reports in and Complete regular MI/dashboards as required. 
  • Facilitate and support release/workstream risk and issue management, maintain release/workstream lessons learned log. 
  • Track and manage all deliverables in the central deliverables library, Manage release/workstream SharePoint site. 
  • The person we are looking for must have the will and the want to learn new things and will have excellent attention to detail. 
  • Essential Skills: Impeccable organisation and time-keeping Good knowledge of project processes/methodology Experience