Project Manager

Direct Line

Location: Bromley
Closing Date: 11 June 2021
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Description

The role

About us:

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. Were proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we cant do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because thats how we can achieve amazing things for our customers and for each other. Come and join us at the 3rd Best Big Company to Work for in 2019

What we're looking for:

This is an exciting time within our Change and Automation team. With numerous Project Manager positions available to improve our capability and permanent resource.  We are looking for experienced Business Change Project Managers to come on board and manage end to end project delivery.

Youll bring:

Leadership experience. Were looking for leaders who are accountable for outcomes and benefits, comfortable leading and coaching, and able to look beyond day to day project delivery

Credibility in managing senior stakeholders

Technical capability Logical thinkers, those who can present a plan, addressing risks and issues with flexibility on how to move forward. Utilise different project methodologies including Agile, and Waterfall to achieve the collective goal

Who you'll be working with:

You will lead projects on behalf of stakeholders from all across our business in the last few years we have delivered projects for colleagues working in Customer Operations, Claims, Counter-Fraud, Robotics, Digital, Property and Finance to name just a few! You will get support from Business Analysts, PMO and of course business SMEs to help ensure your projects are a success.

Our team has grown to deliver significant change at DLG and continues to do so. We are accountable for the end to end delivery of business change projects, leading the way on key strategic drivers. This is an exciting and dynamic team to be part of now and in the future!

What you'll be doing:

Leading a team of BAs, SMEs, Business Change Managers and colleagues from other parts of the business, including Technology Services

Determining the scope and requirements of each project, and building a business case

Building a clear project plan based on realistic planning assumptions, clearly articulating the critical milestones and resources required are agreed 

Assuring delivery against the project plans, including the management of key issues as they arise

Ensuring that the people, financial and commercial impacts of the project delivery are understood

Building and sustaining strong working relationships with stakeholders across all levels

Effective managing risks and dependencies in line with DLGs risk framework

What we'll give you:

We're always encouraging internal development and you'll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge. DLG has received numerous accolades for our working culture over the last few years, and this is because of the dedication and passion we have for developing our colleagues; a place where you can truly build a long-lasting career

Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term (could be extended)

Location: Home based with occasional travel to a local office (when it is safe to do so)


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