Project Manager

UK-High Wycombe
Requisition ID
2017-28031
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Information Technology

Overview

About us

 

We are an automotive finance company and subsidiary of General Motors, with our UK headquarters based in Cardiff, South Wales. With over 90 years of experience, we have an unrivalled reputation in offering finance solutions for the automotive industry. In the UK we are the captive automotive finance provider for Vauxhall Motors, MG Motors, SsangYong UK and we also operate in the independent sector. The success of our company is reliant on the collaboration of the team and functions. As significant assets to our company, employees are valued and given opportunities to broaden and develop their skills to motivate and ensure we utilise the expertise of individuals. In 2014, we joined the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK when it was awarded with the Investors in People Gold standard for realising the potential of its staff. We are small enough for an individual to make a mark; large enough to develop a challenging career.

Responsibilities

 

 

About the role

 

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

                       

  • Responsible for the project management of the quarterly release cycle for strategic Point of Sale (POS) applications.
  • Develop, review and approve project plans, manage issues and risks through to resolution.
  • Define and produce reports to all stakeholders including progress, metrics, KPIs, issues, risks and conflicts.
  • Deliver all releases in accordance with our Global Release Process and as documented by the PMO and Application Specialist Programme.
  • Lead and collaborate with the business stakeholders, Release Managers and our I.T. SMEs on all core applications to ensure that any Change Requests are managed seamlessly in line with the business priorities.
  • Maintain relationships with all stakeholders including IT and manage our vendor(s) supporting the project.
  • Develop and manage the relationship with our vendors, including allocation, coordination and follow up of tasks to complete project activities in line with project timelines.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

What we’re looking for

 

Skills and Knowledge

 

  • Highly experienced in stakeholder management (business, Programme Director, vendor(s) and relevant IT personnel). Including dealing with Stakeholders globally.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate your experience of managing multiple projects on time and within budget.
  • You will be Customer service focused and be able to demonstrate your approach to resolving project challenges to a satisfactory outcome.
  • You will have used project management tools and are ITIL certified or can demonstrate equivalent experience  What’s on offer for you?A competitive salaryX4 life assuranceExcellent pension schemeThis is an outstanding opportunity to work for an expanding organisation who invest in developing their staff to their highest potential.

What’s on offer for you?

 

A competitive salary

25 days holiday

X4 life assurance

Discount schemes

Excellent pension scheme

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for an expanding organisation who invest in developing their staff to their highest potential.

 

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