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Project Manager - Investment Banking - City, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1

£55-65k

Project Manager

Permanent

Edinburgh

Due to the launch of a number of exciting, organisation-wide transformation programmes, I have an exciting Project Manager opportunity to be based in Edinburgh for a fantastic financial services organisation.

The role is to provide project management expertise to various initiatives across the Change and Transformation department

The key responsibilities will be:

  • End to end project management from planning through to mobilisation and delivery
  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
  • Securing the resources needed to enable successful project delivery, taking account of availability and scheduling
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks, planning and implementing responses to them, and responding to other issues that affect projects
  • To deliver change projects which support achievement of the Group strategy, in an effective and efficient manner
  • Overall responsibility for planning and leading the delivery of the whole change lifecycle for projects.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple, concurrent or competing projects
  • Experience of leading project teams with minimal support and supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles and practices.
  • Experience and / or knowledge of Agile and Waterfall delivery practices.
  • Highly competent in using planning tools and experienced in implementing and operating financial control frameworks
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to tailor approach to different levels of stakeholders
  • Strong conflict management and negotiating skills.

If this sounds like a role you would succeed in please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can contact me directly on or email me at