Internal Readiness Project Specialist (23 month opportunity)
Bank of England
London, GB
3d ago

Job description

As the Training, Service and Communications Project Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of Internal Readiness project workstreams on a day-to-day basis including :

  • The successful delivery of the full scope of the project workstreams.
  • Ongoing Agile plan managementand estimating to support the initiation of the workstreams, incorporating all external and internal dependencies
  • Establishing appropriate governance arrangements and acceptance criteria for deliverables.
  • Proactively monitoring the workstream’s overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate.
  • Lead all aspects of RAID (risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions) including the development of contingency plans.
  • Engage with the Transition State 2 and 3 Leads to ensure that internal readiness plans are incorporated within the overall transition plan.
  • Engage with internal technology teams, third party service providers. Closely manage their delivery against well-defined cost, time and quality parameters.
  • Conduct post project reviews and close down activities.
  • Role Requirements

    Minimum Essential Criteria

  • A track record of successful project delivery throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Skilled in all aspects of project management including project planning, and RAID management (Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies).
  • IT delivery experience from working closely with technology providers including in-house teams to ensure technology deliverables meet requirements and delivered to time, cost and quality
  • Business change experience gained from successfully managing the organisational, cultural and stakeholder challenges of large scale change.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to negotiate, persuade and influence business decisions at senior management level.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and communication planning skills and able to represent the project at governance forums / agile ceremonies.
  • Strong organisation skills, with the ability to handle conflicting deadlines and priorities.
  • Able to use judgement and provide sound justification for decisions, tailoring approach to delivery based on experience.
  • Able to work collaboratively across an organisation, building a network of contacts both internally and externally.
  • Strong people management capabilities, with experience of line or matrix management of teams.
  • Desirable Criteria

  • A recognised project or programme management qualification e.g. APMP, PMP or MSP.
  • Experience of managing projects using an agile framework.
  • Experience of managing projects spanning multiple business areas within an organisation.
  • Experience of delivering projects within the financial services sector.
  • Experience of introducing a new service / business change with a large organisation.
  • Qualifications

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