30+ days ago


Cheadle, NW


Company Description

12 Month FTC. (Securitisation Project)

Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience, plus annual performance bonus and excellent company benefits package.

We're Together, proud to be a Financial Services success story based in Cheadle, South Manchester.

We’ve been lending year-in, year-out for over 40 years' and we've grown into one of the UK Finance industry's best-kept secrets.

We play our part to convert challenges into opportunities that make our customers' financial ambitions accessible. And we understand that for our business to grow, our people must grow too.

Job purpose:

The IT Project Manager will be responsible for driving IT deliverables on a data related project ensuring that realistic timescales, scope and cost are effectively planned and managed.

Job Description

  • Management of IT Project(s) in accordance with the IT Change Delivery Framework
  • Ensure effective communication with all key stakeholders for projects managed
  • Define comprehensive and realistic plans, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Matrix management of internal IT resources assigned to the project
  • Management of offshore delivery teams, using scrum ceremonies
  • Management of IT suppliers
  • Management of Change
  • Controls, analysing the impact on the project and recommending way forward
  • Manage checkpoints and quality gates on projects to confirm that the project is progressing as expected and the solutions being developed will meet the business objectives - including solution reviews with Architects.
  • Effective management and mitigation of Risks and Issues at project level, escalation to programme/portfolio when required.
  • To provide timely, clear and concise reporting to all key stakeholders
  • Management of Project budgets

​​​​​​​Experience required

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role within a comparable business
  • Proven ability to drive IT enabled change, over a significant part of a large programme of work, or ownership of delivery for a medium and large sized project end to end (e.g. 12 Months / £200K)
  • Experience in delivering data related projects
  • Understanding of solutions and change using SSIS, SSRS
  • Experience of key systems development lifecycle methods, including Agile and Scrum
  • Ability to analyse complex situations/problems and comfortable working in ambiguous situations.
  • Experience of matrix management
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Understanding of change management processes and tools
  • Flexible and adaptable to change, supporting other team members as and when required
  • Excellent judgment, decision making skills, and the ability to work under continual deadline
  • Degree in appropriate field and/or professional qualification (PRINCE2/ITIL/AGILE)

Additional Information

We offer a range of company benefits, including 25 days holiday which can be flexed up/down, pension, life assurance, critical illness cover, health cash plan, private medical insurance, regular team/individual incentives, travel season ticket loans, Ride to Work scheme, free gym access and local bar/restaurant discounts.

Career development opportunities are excellent and where appropriate we offer sponsorship of relevant qualifications.

Please note that all successful applicants will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check, a credit check and a Fraud Prevention database check.

Source: Together