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P2P Project Manager in Central London at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

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Job Description

Position: P2P Project Manager

Location: Central London, zone 1

Start date: asap

Duration: 7 months

Role type: Contract

Rate: £600-620pd

The Client:

Our client is an award winning & thriving International FTSE 100 company based in Central London who are undergoing a major finance transformation programme and require a Project Manager with extensive P2P finance/ERP experience. Based in their prestigious/modern HQ this exciting opportunity requires candidates from a Plc/blue-chip background who can drive/lead and make a positive contribution to the finance transformation programme.

The Role as P2P Project Manager:

  • Championing an agile way of working with project team and SMEs, and best practice project management
  • Ensuring programme governance standards are maintained across the project, including SteerCo and DeliveryCo reporting
  • Leading project meetings, ensuring stakeholders receive appropriate actions
  • Management of up to four direct reports and the input of a similar number of SMEs
  • Anticipating risks and opportunities, proactively engaging team and driving positive outcomes
  • Ensuring stakeholder engagement and progressing business communication strategy
  • Ensuring completeness and validity of programme documentation
  • Maintaining effective relationships and communication with Programme Management and Assurance

Requirements of the P2P Project Manager:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as a Project Manager in a finance environment.
  • Strong knowledge of P2P
  • Waterfall & Agile Experience (agile desired but not essential)
  • CIMA, ACCA or FCCA qualified
  • Hands-on exposure to agile way of working including team backlogs, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Track record delivering successful business system implementation projects within a complex environment, (P2P implementation preferred)
  • Motivated team player, used to managing teams, who also works well independently
  • Works with a strong sense of personal integrity and meets deadlines under pressure
  • Skilled communicator demonstrating refined stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Build close and effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Programme Steering Committee, Finance, HR and Technology Leadership Teams, BA community and third-party suppliers)
  • Experienced user of collaboration tools (e.g. Confluence, Jira, SharePoint, Teams)
  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications (e.g. PMP, Prince2, Scrum)

If you feel you meet the above criteria of this P2P Project Manager role? Apply now!