Project Manager

Project Manager

Lloyds Banking Group | Edinburgh, EH120, GB

Posted 11 days ago

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End Date
Monday 03 October 2022
Salary Range
£42,399 - £55,270
Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion
Job Description Summary
The Project Manager leads their delivery team to ensure the fundamentals of Project Management excellence are achieved, this includes analysis, governance, planning managing finances and delivering value. As a PM of the Future they should role model a desire to develop their skills and experience, create space to learn and collaborate, demonstrate resilience and adaptability, confidence and a desire to innovate and test new ideas. The Project Manager will understand, embrace and be able to select with confidence the most appropriate tools and methods to deliver change. They should strive to build relationships across role communities, change teams and business areas to maximise opportunities for continuous improvement through shared learnings. Coaching others in their team to achieve delivery excellence is also a key part of the role.
Job Description
Lloyds Banking Group is on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need help to do it.
Continuing our extensive transformation programme, we're redefining what a bank needs to be from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing, all to show what an engineering-led organisation can do.
Want to know more?
We are Insurance & Wealth Transformation and we're on a journey to create an excellent experience for our customers and support them throughout their financial lives, with clear, straightforward customer journeys and resilient administration platforms.
The Technical Remediation and Modernisation (TRAM) team within Insurance and Wealth Transformation are helping deliver technology upgrades, service improvements and risk reduction initiatives that will enhance our colleague & customer experience.
About the role:
As Senior IT Project Manager, you'll work within an Agile feature team made up of multidisciplinary professionals including engineers, analysts, architects, business users, product owners and anyone else required to deliver projects in an agile way.
You'll be supporting business readiness, ensuring that releases are packaged and governed appropriately, and users (colleagues or clients) are ready to receive them along with supporting run activity to maintain live applications to a high standard.
We'll be seeking to transfer your knowledge and expertise of change delivery whilst acting as a servant leader to feature team operatives. You'll also support feature team members with the LBG governance & control framework along with conduct and compliance.
Specific activities which you'll be responsible for include things like;
Planning, resource management, governance & control activities
Task management of staff in the lab
Driving Agile working practices including Scrum based delivery
Incident management
Coordinating with software engineers, product owners, analysts, customers, technical specialists amongst others to ensure successful delivery
Stakeholder management
3rd party management of testing and security activity
What do we need to see from applicants?
We like people who come from diverse industry backgrounds and are not precious about if you have worked within financial services before as long as you have a solid working history in a modern Agile IT Project Delivery role.
As a minimum to be seriously considered we would need to see evidence in your CV of the following:
A prior background working at a mid - senior level, as a modern Agile IT Project Delivery person, comfortable with software engineering projects.
Background delivering technology programmes, ideally cloud (Iaas, Paas, etc) but we're happy to train you around cloud technologies as long as you have the core PM skills and a desire to learn.
Good planning, resource management, governance & control, RAID, identifying and removing blockers, and budget management experience.
Good stakeholder management and general people skills, including being comfortable engaging people at director level.
3rd party management experience.
Comfortable working with the likes of software engineers, product owners, business analysts, quality automation testing staff and customers!
What else would be handy? (but please apply if you have the above)
Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.
What can I expect in Return?
Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development, training and certifications and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.
You'll also receive a package that includes:
Competitive salary
Discretionary bonus
Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
Private Medical Insurance
Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%
Share plans
30 days holiday (plus Public)
With our breadth, reach and diversity, we provide excellent opportunities for career growth and development. You'll get plenty of support, and you'll be surrounded by people who empower you to take the initiative, build relationships and make it happen. Together we can make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues and our communities!
Together we'll make it possible!
At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.
We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.