IAM Project Manager
The position is as part of Identity & Access Management (IAM) project team within the Cyber Security & Controls Programme.
Reporting to the Programme / Portfolio Manager, this role is responsible for managing the JML stream within IAM Project.
The Project Manager leads the identification and development of project objectives, scope, plans, dependencies and success criteria in collaboration with the project sponsor and other stakeholders.
The Project Manager will lead multiple work streams throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring high quality and cost-effective deliverables.
Direct project management of projects or work streams of large projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders;
Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artefacts to meet project objectives, including recommendation as necessary;
Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value, prioritizing high impact deadlines and activities;
Provide project analysis to facilitate senior stakeholder discussions and build a connection for negotiation;
Allocate resources in current and future projects based on the delivery tasks and milestones in the project plan;
Define and report on project progress and achievement of project milestones, regularly updating key stakeholders on project status & escalating issues quickly;
Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures;
Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria;
Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered;
Ensure all projects comply with LSEG Group standards of project methodology;
Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports in accordance with Change Framework requirements;
Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives;
Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums;
Define and track project tasks and milestones;
Ensure project meets success parameters stated in the business case;
Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit;
Work with the Portfolio Manager / Programme / Senior Project Manager to understand and manage the delivery risk within the project driving out, tracking, and reducing project level risks;
Manage the project budget request process and perform regular financial reviews to track and measure financial performance against plan at the project level;
Understand the roles, needs, and influence of different stakeholders and effective plan communications to provide appropriate and well-timed updates.
Key competencies and required skills :
More than 5 years of project management experience;
Strong planning, organisational and coaching skills;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the proven ability to work effectively with all organisational levels;
Excellent at managing and influencing a wide network of stakeholders, including senior management, who can influence and build relationships;
Willing and able to challenge customers and stakeholders to better understand their needs;
Expert knowledge of financial, risk, and project management methodologies & tools;
Excellent documentation skills; ability to create high quality steering committee materials;
Educated to degree level or equivalent.
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