Senior Project Manager - Finance

Senior Project Manager - Finance

12 month Fixed Term Contract

London Based

Highly competitive salary

Hybrid working (2-3 days a week on site)

Job Description

The Senior Portfolio Project Manager is the go-to person for everything involving the underwriting and risk portfolio of change projects within the organisation and will provide effective stakeholder management and communication (including to Committee / Executive level where required). The Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio of change (Underwriting and Risk) including other contract project managers and deputise for the Head of Change (when required).

Relevant experience

  • Proven Project Management track record of successful delivery on high profile / strategic projects

  • Significant experience of Business Transformation and Change Management projects

  • Experience of managing multiple complex projects or change portfolio

  • Desirable: Experience managing underwriting and risk technology implementation projects

  • Business case developments

  • Proven track record of implementing third party applications

  • Experience with implementing third party managed services

  • Significant experience of reporting to Committee and Senior Stakeholders

  • Proven track record of managing budgets

  • People management: Direct line management and recruitment experience

  • Presenting to senior audience including C-suite

Technical Skills


  • Program/Project Management

  • Change Management

  • MS Office Applications

  • System development Lifecycle end-to-end

  • Budgetary/Resource management and forecasting

  • Enterprise and solution architecture

  • Business/System Analysis techniques

  • Business process/Workflow modelling


  • Underwriting Systems

  • Regulatory change

  • Agile delivery methodologies

  • Agile development and delivery systems

  • Financial and Actuarial Processes

  • Recruitment

  • User Experience

  • Infrastructure/Networking



  • Degree qualified (or equivalent experience)

  • Project Management Qualification (PRINCE II or APM or PMI or ISEB)