Project Manager (IT Vacancies, Project Management)


Project Management Opportunities
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Location: Guildford

Project Manager (IT Vacancies, Project Management)

Are you a dedicated and driven IT Project Manager, looking to take the next step in your career with a Global Financial Services business?

Part of the global Allianz Group, Allianz Insurance Plc is one of the UK's largest and most progressive Insurance companies, and we're looking for people like you.

We currently have a number of exciting and rewarding opportunities for experienced Project Managers (IT Vacancies, Project Management), from junior to more senior levels, to join our project management practice, working on assignments across the organisation.

There has never been a better time to join the expanding IT team at Allianz UK. You will work closely with key stakeholders within our IT Division and our Business areas, contributing to the delivery of a varied portfolio of work.

You will use your skills as a Project Manager (IT Vacancies, Project Management) to scope, initiate and deliver projects of various size and complexity, leading the project team through the full project life cycle while pro-actively managing the risks, issues, dependencies and costs associated with the project.

To be successful within our project management community you will have the following project management experience:
• Project management experience, preferably with a background in IT projects or previous experience in a technical role before becoming a project manager.
• Familiar with and competent in the use of the Microsoft Office suite and MS Project.
• Excellent knowledge of the full project life cycle and system development methodologies
• Strong understanding of managing change in a complex, multi-technical environment
• For more senior roles, you will have previously managed large projects or programmes
• Strong stakeholder management skills
• Excellent financial tracking and resource planning

The Project Manager (IT Vacancies, Project Management) will also be able to demonstrate the following skills/experience:
• Experience of working on multi-workstream projects or programmes.
• Experience of waterfall project methodology (e.g.Prince 2)
• Experience of managing application development/enhancement projects
• Proven experience of meeting planned project timescales, budgets and quality
• Experience of managing stakeholders at various levels of the organisation
• Experience of managing projects against the end to end SDLC
• Proven experience of managing risks and issues
• Ability to motivate the project team and keep the team working to planned timescales

Ideally you will also possess the following:
• Experience with Planview and/or MS Project
• Experience of financial services industry preferred
• Experience of managing an offshore development team

To apply for the role of Project Manager (IT Vacancies, Project Management), please click ‘apply now’.
Job reference information
Advertiser Allianz Insurance Plc
Contact Name Allianz Insurance Plc
Telephone (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference PCK32-13201_1494514358

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