We are seeking another Project Manager to come and join the Aventum Group. You will be responsible for working on a variety projects and will be part of expanding and growing our niche products. For this role, you will be managing RAID logs, budgets, stakeholders and overall deliverables as necessary.
The Project Manager will be assigned to a Change Team that delivers transformational and strategic growth projects for an assigned business Division. They will be responsible for planning, executing, and transitioning projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing cross-functional teams and be able to communicate effectively with team members, stakeholders, and clients.
Plan and execute projects from start to finish, including defining scope, goals, timelines, budget, and deliverables.
Coordinate and communicate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and clients to ensure project success.
Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets.
Monitor project progress, identify risks, and develop mitigation plans.
Ensure project deliverables are completed on time, within budget, and to a high standard of quality.
Communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders, steering groups and customers regularly.
Manage project change requests and scope changes.
Ensure project documentation is complete, accurate, and up to date.
Conduct post-project reviews to identify areas for improvement and incorporate lessons learned into future projects.
Facilitation of workshops, meetings and presentations with internal and external stakeholders.
Production/maintenance of project documentation in line with the Project Delivery Framework.
Reporting to Project Steering Groups.
Focus on delivery to ensure project teams meet their agreed deliverables and timeframes.
Develop and maintain Stakeholder relationships with internal and external Business leads.
Facilitate the resolution of technical and operational issues, to ensure that the Project team meet their objectives.
Knowledge and Experience of Insurance is Mandatory (Company market and Lloyd’s)
At least 5 A-C Grade GCSE including English, Maths and ICT.
Insurance qualifications e.g. CII (Desirable).
Proven experience working in a change role.
Experience working at MGA and/or London Market Broker.
Proven experience in agile, waterfall methodologies and full project life cycle.
Proven experience in software development projects.
Strong technical skills in Project management and Business Analysis.
Experience in the coordination of projects with multiple work streams, stakeholders and suppliers.
Negotiation with senior stakeholders, including C level.
Project Management: time schedule, reporting, Project Monitoring tools.
Capacity to manage a project from end to tend with high autonomy, while being able to anticipate challenges, identify and manage risks and resolve issues.
Skills & Abilities
Self-motivated and passionate about delivering change projects.
Strong communication both written & oral; to all levels of the organisation.
Ability to contribute as a team player to find the best solution and ability to lead a project.
Flexible and delivery-oriented (relentless drive to deliver project objectives.
Able to remain calm under pressure.
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