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Project Manager

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Recruiter: Barclays
Listed on: 26th October
Location: Northampton
Salary Notes: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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As a Barclays Project Manager you will be part of a team that is the engine of Cards and Payments with a particular focus on our businesses in the UK, US and Germany. You will own the content and direction of technology change projects in order to deliver outcomes to support business growth and efficiency. You will also establish and drive delivery partners, underpinned with resource and financial plans, determine cadence and standards for the delivery teams.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is open to dynamic working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking overall responsibility for delivering the product to time, cost and quality
  • Effectively providing change management and project management expertise to change projects to which the Delivery Manager is assigned
  • Driving the team to ensure velocity is maintained and changes are managed in line with expectations
  • Overseeing financial and resource forecasts and monitoring project actuals vs budget
  • Ensuring the wider organisation is engaged and aligned to feature team needs, including timely / pre-emptive governance, approvals and dispensations

What we're looking for:

  • Exceptional expertise in change management methodology and toolkits
  • Experience of Agile delivery methodologies and practical experience of managing sprint-based deliveries
  • High level of understanding of the interface between complex business needs and the complex legal and regulatory environment in which the business operates
  • Experience of juggling  changing priorities and multi-tasking 

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Excellent Influencing and networking skills with the confidence to develop internal and external business relationships
  • Good analytical skills and creative and innovative thinking with the ability to apply practical solutions to business critical problems
  • Sound commercial judgment and overall understanding of the Financial Services Industry, particularly the business impact of the regulatory environment
  • Capability to understand and comply with the requirements of Strategic Change Execution Board Standard and Group Change Governance framework 

Where will you be working?

Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. This state-of-the art energy efficient building holds up to 2,500 staff. The office location is perfect for travel from the midlands and London alike as we are based just off the A45, it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes