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Senior Project Manager

  • Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager

Salary: From £50644-£63305

Who are Diligenta?

Diligenta's vision is to be acknowledged as Best in-class Platform based Life and Pensions Administration Service provider. Customer service is at the heart of everything we do and our aim is to transform our clients' operations. A business that has been described as 'home' by existing employees, we drive a culture that is founded on positive change and development

Summary of the role

We have multiple vacancies for Senior Project Managers to join our Business Change team. As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for playing a key role in the end-to-end management and delivery of projects and programme work-streams, situated in the Change space. This is an excellent next step for an experienced Project Manager to move into a large-scale Financial Services organisation, who are known for their support and culture of continuous improvement.

Benefits

  • 33 days including Bank Holidays
  • Eligibility for an annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Personal and career development opportunities to progress your aspirations within the company as well as through our global parent company (Tata Consultancy Services)
  • Access to Perks at Work (an online discounted shopping platform) saving you money on a wide range of goods and services, including your weekly food shop, holidays and electrical goods
  • Cycle to Work Scheme & Interest free Season Ticket loans
  • A companywide Wellbeing programme, including an Employee Assistance Programme and other benefits/resources to support your mental/physical and financial wellbeing
  • A comprehensive set of Moments that Matter policies, such as Carer's Leave, Foster Leave and Retirement Leave
  • A contributory company pension scheme where we match your contributions up to 6%, Group Life Assurance ('Death in Service") & Group Income Protection
  • Apply to find out about our other benefits

What you'll be doing

  • You will be pivotal in the leadership, management and delivery of change projects or programme work-streams, ensuring project deadlines are met within budget and scope
  • Actively applying the appropriate project management discipline; planning, resourcing, scheduling, monitoring, reporting and risk, issue, and dependency management
  • Leading the overall planning of project and management of resources, including well developed contingency plans to deliver the agreed solutions
  • You will establish an effective project organisation structure and be responsible for project team shaping, building, development, management, and motivation of the team
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and key customers

What we're looking for

  • Strong experience in project management, working on large, complex programmes and projects
  • A history working in Financial Services, ideally Life and Pensions but wider FS accepted
  • A mix of IT and Operational/Business Change type projects
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Understanding the full project lifecycle
  • Understanding of regulatory environment
  • Drive for quality and service

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