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Senior Project Manager: Engineering

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 21st September
Location: United Kingdom
Salary/Rate: £70000 - £101500
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.
We're in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data - with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.
And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) who provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit.
Want to hear more?
The Colleague Technology Journeys team in the Chief Information Office are seeking a Senior Project Manager who is keen to dive in deep, yet keep perspective, and own the technical delivery of our Future of Work strategy. We're looking for someone to join our team who possesses innate curiosity, attention to detail, and passion for utilising technology to transform our organisation
As a Project Manager you'll;
Role-model the desire to develop skills and experience,

Build space to learn and collaborate,
Demonstrate resilience and resourcefulness,
Embrace innovation,
Test new insights.

Delivery of customer and colleague centric solutions is critical as we're laser focussed on providing a compelling experience for all colleagues in the group. We're a team that challenges existing thinking, collaborates with divisional partners and work with all parts of the business, proactively devising technical solutions to enterprise challenges and building rich relationships. As such, we're after an individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who can efficiently work across a delivery life cycle (be it Scrum or Waterfall) to ensure software operates as engineered.
What will you be doing?
Your accountabilities will include;

Owning budget plans for the CTJ function, operating independently with some mentorship.
Taking ownership for implementing formal development frameworks in a meaningful way, while informally coaching and mentoring others throughout the organisation, concurrently investing in own personal development.
Preparing to co-develop a modern knowledge management system, guiding other teams towards best-practise.
Developing and/or delivering a plan for a specific area of responsibility by collaborating with others.
Setting medium term objectives and taking ownership of the team's performance management.
Responsibility for the definition of a significant product or service, working with the User Centred Design capability to ensure alignment with customer requirements.
Evolving and delivering a contingency plan for significant aspects risk management.
Ensuring that a portfolio of suppliers and contingency workers are delivering the required levels of service while reporting to senior colleagues.
Developing innovative solutions by integrating and analysing sophisticated and diverse information sources.
Developing tactical plans for optimisation of resources and assets being managed within a given area or department.
Managing the development and delivery of an element of the organisation's strategy.
Meeting changing requirements by developing new testing approaches and strategy for a defined range of products and/or operations.

About you;
Ideally you'll have experience;

Managing multi-million pound IT projects
Reporting into, and presenting to executive committees
Working with strategy teams (both IT architecture and business)
Working with and managing third parties
Directly managing a team of permanent and contingent workers

An 'Agile' demeanour is essential as you'll with work with Scrum Masters who are delivering with agile methodologies. Flexibility to operate with Waterfall (APM), Agile (SCRUM) and variances in-between is key. Our Engineering capability is rapidly moving towards a DevOps model- an understanding of this structure and associated tools would be beneficial.
What would you get in return?
You'd get a benefits package that includes;

A performance related discretionary bonus
Generous pension contribution
30 days leave plus bank holidays
A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits
Private health cover
Wider corporate benefits and perks

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.
As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves,and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.
So, if you have the Project Management experience we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.
Together we make it possible.
***This role can be based out of our Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Halifax, Leeds or London hubs - we're mainly looking for the above skillsets. The broad base salary banding across the UK is from £70,000pa to £101,500pa. Salaries in the London area will be reflected towards the upper end of this bracket***