Senior Project Manager
Capital Markets Technology - Project Delivery
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for handling one or more sophisticated projects that involve multiple partners, ensuring that project charters, coordinated project, resource, and contingency plans are fully prioritised and detailed, and that appropriate risk management processes are in place.
Reporting to the Programme / Portfolio Manager, this role will own the identification and development of project objectives, scope, plans, dependencies and success criteria in collaboration with the project sponsor and other stakeholders. The role is also responsible for leading multiple work streams throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring high quality and efficient results.
Candidate Profile / Key Skills
Strong planning, organisational, and coaching skills
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, and the solid ability to work effectively with all organisational levels
Excellent at handling and influencing a wide network of stakeholders, including senior management, who can influence and form relationships
Willing and able to challenge customers and partners to better understand their needs
Advanced knowledge of financial management, risk, and project management methodologies
Excellent documentation skills; ability to build high quality steering committee materials
7+ years of project or programme experience
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Global experience - working successfully with teams in multiple locations simultaneously
Experience and knowledge of large scale, global, change programmes and portfolio management
Experience in large investment banking or financial services organisations
Background in working across a number of different sectors both business and IT related projects/programmes
Knowledge of technology estates and technologies desirable
Direct project management of large-scale, sophisticated projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders
Adhere to and implement the Group Programme Management Change Framework, ensuring quality of project reporting via programme management tools conforms to LSEG Group standards.
Develop the project charter, coordinated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artefacts in line with the change framework, ensuring all requirements are met.
Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, vitality, risk, and stakeholder value
Lead detailed plans across the critical path to deliverance of project objectives, engaging with stakeholders and critically assessing requirements
Anticipate issues and delays, and evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, vitality, risk, and partner value, effectively assessing and resolving high priority project risks.
Define and report on project progress and achievement of project breakthroughs, regularly updating key and senior stakeholders on project status.
Continually lead project dependencies, ensuring smooth and timely delivery of the key milestones
Identify areas for methodological improvement and implements changes.
Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
Build, lead, and mentor project teams throughout project lifecycles
Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
Ensure projects stay in sync with LSEG Group standards of Project Methodology
Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports
Demonstrates strategic allocation and reallocation of resources within and across projects/programmes based on business insights and team capability.
Serve as a subject matter authority in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives
Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
Define and supervise project achievements while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
Ensure all projects meet success parameters and value targets stated in the business case
Ensure end results are of the highest calibre with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
We maximise each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
25 days' holiday per year
Share Purchase Plan
Private Medical Insurance
Pillar 3 Private Pension Plan
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) ("We") may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject.
If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.