Contract Project Manager

As a project manager (PM) you will be responsible managing key client projects at FE fundinfo across our product range. Your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. You will be the central point for all communication, ensuring good project organisation and clear tracking of the timeline and actions.

19 August 2020


FE fundinfo is looking to hire a Contract Project Manager to work within the Client Deliveries team.  The role will be based out of our Woking office and is full time (37.5 hours per week). The contract is fixed term at 12 months, but may be extended by mutual agreement on a monthly rolling basis.

As a project manager (PM) you will be responsible managing key client projects at FE fundinfo across our product range.  Your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results.  You will be the central point for all communication, ensuring good project organisation and clear tracking of the timeline and actions. 

You will work together with multiple individuals and teams both internally and externally (onshore and offshore), therefore will need to be an excellent communicator and stakeholder manager.

Key Responsibilities

As this role involves close working relationships within the Client Delivery Team, the Project Manager will be working with the team to deliver a variety of workstreams and projects across multiple accounts to agreed plans, deliverables and budgets. The key elements of the Project Manager’s role are:

  • Managing the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Ensuring that all Project Documentation is created, monitored and maintained throughout the life of the project, including (but not limited to):
  • Project Plans
  • RAID/Action Logs
  • Project Documentation
  • BAU Handover Documentation
  • Chair project meetings, maintaining action logs and sending email follow ups to inform the project team and clients of the decisions made and actions to carry out following the meeting
  • Update key stakeholders on project process and reporting
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques. This includes reviewing resource used in projects to date and assess the overall project completion.
  • Review project processes and documentation for improvement and refinement where appropriate
  • Lead client feedback at end of project

 

Key Skills

As an established Project Manager, you will have excellent organisational and project management skills, together with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong personal engagement skills are vital, as is the ability to gain trust and credibility with both clients and colleagues across the company. In order to demonstrate an ability to meet the roles and responsibilities above, the successful applicant must have the following:

  • 3+ years’ experience as Project Manager
  • Project certification, Prince2, Agile PM (or equivalent)
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience of different development approaches (Waterfall, Agile/Scrum)
  • Experience in the fintech/financial services industry beneficial but not crucial
  • Experienced in running multiple projects of varying size
  • Able to adapt the project approach to the relevant project, within the boundaries of the company framework
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are appreciated but not crucial

 

Personal Skills

FE fundinfo is looking for a Project Manager who can also demonstrate that they are:

  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Confident communicator
  • Keen interest in data and product
  • Diligent, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Well organised and highly delivery focused – meet aggressive deadlines
  • Flexible, resourceful and hands-on
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Positive, social and an adapt into a vibrant work culture

 

Next Steps

If you are interested in applying please send an up-to-date cv with a covering letter ensuring that you put Project Manager in the Subject Title to UK.Jobs@fefundinfo.com