Senior Project Manager (FTC 9 Months)
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 003258

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 18/10/2020

Salary £: Up to £65,300 (depending on experience) + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Senior Project Manager, you’ll lead an important project upgrading the Society's links to Barclaycard. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Leeds based Transformation function). This is a fixed-term contract, currently based remotely, for a period of 9 months. The successful candidate will be entitled to YBS benefits including annual bonus, holidays allowance and healthcare packages  


What You'll Do

  • Collaborating to oversee the delivery of the project through the change life-cycle. You will help to shape and business ideas into clear deliverables, enabling cost-effective and timely delivery through the appropriate Delivery Model(s) and contractual arrangements. 

  • Ensuring appropriate assurance, governance and reporting is in place and that Sponsors and Key Stakeholders are fully engaged.

  • Giving leadership and motivation to constituent teams, through matrix management, to drive high performing teams.

  • Ensuring that all relevant commercial agreements are appropriate and in line with the agreed Delivery Model(s), and manage supplier(s) accordingly.

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with the sponsor and other key stakeholders.

  • Supporting the achievement of department outcomes, objectives and business improvement initiatives by sharing and applying best practice and lessons learned to build the team capability and to demonstrate/promote the value of Project Management services to the wider business community. 

  • Working with a strong and diverse forward-looking team that is focussed on continual delivery of value into the Society.


Skills Required

  • You either have a project management accreditation (PRINCE2, APM, Agile) or can show the equivalent in practical experience

  • You are inclusive, and recognise the importance of co-operation, stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills. You have the ability to manage and resolve risk and recognise where there are competing or conflicting priorities

  • You have excellent planning, coordinating and organising skills

  • You can evidence problem-solving, and can show good practice and previous experience

  • You have a track record of delivering projects, and have experience of project budget management and control

  • You are aware of the Mutual Sector and understand the difference between Member and Shareholder owned businesses. You can show awareness of the financial services industry, markets and competitors and the associated regulatory environment

  • You have the ability to collaborate with, lead and motivate small to medium teams to deliver sustained high performance


Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues’ successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.


So….

If you’ve got a solid background in Project Management and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.


We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!


Any Questions – Contact Tazafia Mahmood via email at recruitment@ybs.co.uk

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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