Senior Project Manager

Great opportunity to join the Embark Group as a Senior Project Manager

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact as a Senior Project Manager

You will be responsible for effectively manage all aspects of project management within multiple work streams including planning, monitoring, control, reporting and communication to achieve successful implementations, delivered to the required quality, time and budget. You will spend most of your time working on Business and IT Change projects.   

What your day will look like as a Senior Project Manager

  • Manage multi-disciplined Project Teams with budgets up to £500k including external contracts and suppliers
  • Define and establish program and project delivery roadmaps, structure and governance including planning for and managing change and risks
  • Interface and communicate with project team, management, stakeholders, partner and suppliers
  • Perform stage gate reviews and quality assurance reviews 
  • Support development of business cases with project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Plan and support project QA testing, system testing, user acceptance testing, and test results review activities with key personnel, project sponsors and stakeholders

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Project and programme management in the UK Financial Services industry
  • Delivering IT, Business and application development projects typically lasting more than six months in duration
  • Managing projects with personal responsibility for delivering to time and cost
  • Recognised project management methodology qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and stakeholder management

What's in it for you as a Senior Project Manager

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Next Steps

Apply by the 30th July to join us on our journey

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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