Project Manager
QBE Insurance Group
GBR - London
3d ago

Role Purpose (Summary)

Project Managers are responsible for delivery of initiatives for European Operations. You will provide overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of assigned projects ensuring consistency of delivery against business and IT strategy, commitments and goals.

You will manage the effective delivery of initiatives that answer the stated requirements and enables business strategic objectives.

Projects will be process, people or technology focused. You will work within agreed time and to budget to successfully shape, design and deliver the project, ensuring that it meets business needs with a focus on quality of delivery and using change management tools to implement a smooth transition into service or business as usual.

You will work closely with the Programme Manager in the definition of project, scope and the ongoing lifecycle to ensure that it remains within the agreed definition, business objectives are met and all relevant artefacts are used and maintained.

All Project Managers will be expected to work towards continuous improvement of processes.

General Description

  • Managing ProjectsApply QBE’s structured project methodology and lead change management activities.Manage the end to end lifecycle of project including production and maintenance of required artefacts, e.
  • g. Project Plans, risks and issue (RAIDs), budget tracking and project governance.Manage the delivery of projects following both Waterfall and Agile methodologiesDefinition of metrics to measure success and monitor change progressApply best practice change management tools and techniques (e.

    g. Prosci), including Change Impact Assessments, Change management strategy, Stakeholder Analysis and Coaching managers and supervisors through Change (Change Curve, Learning styles etc.

    Pro-active engagement with the sponsor and stakeholderDefinition of roles and responsibilities between project, business and 3rd party resourcesPlan, agree and execute communication, training and transition activities with stakeholdersPlanning and execution of business readiness implementation activitiesWork in conjunction with Service Design and Transition resource to ensure effective handover to live serviceIdentify and manage inter-

    dependencies between work streamsManage reporting to governance forums, key stakeholders and line management ensuring early sight of exceptions with options and mitigations where appropriateBuild and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders and external suppliers to ensure project delivery meets business needs

  • BehavioursBe an advocate of departmental and business unit vision, values and strategy to appropriately align initiativesPositively promote the department, division and company as a whole, in order to maximize brand leverageContribute to the development of the team’s business plan in order to maximize service delivery
  • Essential Requirements

  • KnowledgeCorporate insurance industry (Lloyd’s market would be advantageous).Business improvement, change management principles, methodologies & tools.
  • Project Management methodologies : Waterfall and Agile

  • QualificationsProject Management or equivalent experienceChange management desirable
  • AbilitiesEstablish and maintain strong relationships, influencing others, including senior stakeholders and sponsorsManage process improvementsEstimate resourcesManage projects of varying sizes and scopesCollaborate effectively colleaguesManage multi-
  • skilled resources to ensure business focussed outcomes Management of project budgets and financesReport writing develop effective reports, proposals and presentations

  • ExperienceOrganizational change from small to large scale.Stakeholder managementManagement of third party Vendors matrixed internal teams.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity :

    QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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