Job Overview

Insurance Project Manager

Location: City of London, London Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10%
Type: Permanent Contact: Amelia Mercer
Posted: 3 months ago

My London Market Insurance client are looking for a Project Manager to join their Project Management Office on a permanent basis.

The Project Manager has the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of Company-wide projects in accordance with the agreed governance and methodology. The Project Manager as a member of the Project Management Office (PMO) provides project office support and expertise.


▪ Manage project through the full lifecycle - to agreed project management methods, standards and processes
▪ Manage Risks and Issues - Identify, evaluate & monitor
▪ Early identification and reporting of potential risks and issues
▪ Management of existing risks to mitigate impact
▪ Produce, review and maintain all project documentation, logs and registers
▪ Project library includes all relevant documentation (e.g. business requirements, budgets, approvals and sign-offs) using agreed templates and resources
▪ Change control and configuration management processes updated and adhered to ▪ Plan, organise and facilitate workshops and events as assigned by the Head of Project Management
▪ Manage project stakeholders regularly feeding back on project status, initiating corrective action where necessary ▪ Positive feedback from internal and external customers
▪ Monitor, record, and regularly report back on project cost and budget performance, initiating corrective action where necessary
▪ Projects delivered within agreed budget ▪ Report on project progress and status using tools such as dashboards, highlight reports, checkpoint reports, project summary reports, and end-stage assessments
▪ Project delivered in a timely manner ▪ Manage and continuously review interdependencies between other projects ▪ Minimal conflict between projects
▪ Potential interdependencies identified and documented in good time ▪ Takes responsibility for own and colleagues' Health & Safety at all times
▪ Compliance with applicable Regulatory Requirements and Lloyd's Minimum Standards (where applicable) and policies and procedures
▪ Satisfactory performance as reflected in relevant Conduct Risk MI
▪ Adherence to policies and procedures in relation to GDPR
▪ Timely completion of ongoing training in relation to GDPR
▪ To avoid breaches and to report them to the Data Protection Officer when they occur regardless of whether electronic or on paper

Knowledge and Qualifications

▪ Prince2 / Agile accreditation or similar project management methodology is essential.
▪ Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, preferred but not essential.
▪ Current knowledge of the evolving insurance & reinsurance industry with focus on business process, technology and change.

Skills and Demonstrated Experience

▪ Experience of managing a full project lifecycle - Agile and Waterfall.
▪ Experience in working with offshore development teams (Agile / DevOps)
▪ Solid general insurance market knowledge with emphasis on Bordereau processes, analytical and problem-solving experience across both Lloyd's and company market.
▪ Demonstrable experience of the insurance industry (London or International) in projects management, business analysis & problem solving.
▪ Self-motived and driven individual.
▪ Excellent communicator at all levels in the organisation.

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