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Project Manager

Cardiff

  1. Full time

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10/03/2021

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Job Purpose

This role will support the definition and delivery of a diverse set of projects across the People Services function, including the delivery of a key strategic initiative transforming ways of working across the business.  Other projects will include behaviour and process change, MI and internal communication tools.  The role will partner with a number of stakeholders from within People Services, and beyond into support and operational functions, and reports into the People Services Programme Director.  The role is best suited to someone with great communication, influencing and organisation skills who wants to drive transformative change in an exciting business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of projects through to delivery, including scoping, defining, and managing project plans
  • Planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones
  • Effectively plan and manage key project deliverables and dependencies in line with project schedule
  • All projects must be fully documented and regular reports providing details of project expectations/limitations/progress will need to be communicated to key stakeholders
  • Drive strategic initiatives forward, including the adoption of new ways of working, and communicate with all levels of the business regarding changes that will affect their areas
  • Documenting any details relating to risk/issues, communication logs, change control and any other controls
  • Assist in the organisation and implementation of a change portfolio
  • Design, own and manage the project control document/risk log
  • Developing and delivering progress reports, proposals, and presentations

Key Skills and Experience

  • Project Manager experience with a proven track record of driving behavioural change projects
  • Experience producing board and steering packs
  • Organised and able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal, at all levels
  • Ability to think on feet and “outside the box” where necessary and ask “Is there a better way?”
  • Happy to take the lead and an effective decision maker
  • Good attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and delivery focused with excellent time management skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Must be competent in Office packages (including excel and PowerPoint)

About Admiral

Admiral Group is a leading FTSE 100 Financial Services company with a presence in eight countries.

The company was set up in 1993 as a car insurance specialist, but since then the Group has expanded in other countries and other insurance verticals such as household and travel insurance, in loans, price comparison platforms, and has developed innovative products.

The Group has 7 million customers worldwide and employs over 11,000 people across its operations. Admiral is a growth story with an enviable track record of strong financial performances, ROE consistently over 50%, a turnover of £3.5 bn, and a profit before tax of £520 m in 2019. Admiral’s philosophy is that ‘people who like what they do, do it better’ and Admiral is proud to offer an open culture where achievement is rewarded and recognised and where coming to work is exciting every day. In 2019, Admiral received a special award from ‘Best Companies to Work For’ as the only company to feature within their rankings since they began 20 years ago: a true testament to the Group’s culture.

Salary, Benefits, and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package. Do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Officer looking after this position if you would like to discuss this further.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it is one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

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