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IT Project Manager

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Administration / Office Work, Customer Service, Financial Services / Insurance
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
Commensurate with experience
Posted:
22/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Global Response Ltd
Job Ref:
GR/IPM/0719

IT Project Manager

Cardiff

Full Time

IT

Experienced

Global Response provides medical assistance and claims handling services to travel insurance policy holders and corporate clients across the globe.  Our UK-based operations centre provides round the clock medical assistance to policy holders who suffer injury or illness while travelling overseas, and our dedicated claims team handles a huge range of travel claims from lost luggage to pet care.

With an experienced, multi-lingual team, in-house medical staff and a superb reputation within the travel insurance industry, Global Response’s award winning service will ensure that your policyholders and employees get the best possible care, whatever the situation and wherever they are.

 

Global Response is looking for an IT Project Manager to join our team!  The IT Project Manager is a member of the EPMO, which is part of the Integrated Technologies department.  Our Project Managers will manage small to large application development projects through the entire SDLC. 

They will work with both internal and external business customers, business/requirements analysts, application architects, developers and QA staff to deliver system improvements to streamline our business processes and improve our customer experience.

The key to success in this role will be to efficiently manage projects while clearly and concisely communicating deliverable and timeline expectations and timely status updates.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple concurrent projects through the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Conduct discovery and conceptualization meetings
  • Gather estimates and resource requirements for all aspects of the projects
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Communicate regularly with team members to understand progress and any issues
  • Escalate project issues and manage the resolutions
  • Provide executive level project status updates
  • Keep project team members informed of project status and expected timelines
  • Identify opportunities for EPMO process improvements
  • Conduct lessons learned meetings after project completion
  • Establish and gather feedback for project success criteria

 

Knowledge Skills Abilities (requirements)

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and position specific work experience
  • A minimum of 4 years working in information technology with at least 2 years of experience working specifically as a Project Manager
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in an Agile approach to project management
  • Experience planning projects, managing timelines and budgets
  • Experience gathering and documenting requirements

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with insurance or health care industries
  • Experience with SDLC tools

Hours

  • This role typically works 9-5, Monday through Friday


Salary

  • Commensurate with experience
     

Global Response is committed to developing and maintaining working environments and practices, which ensure equality of opportunity in both the recruitment and advancement of staff.  Global Response works on behalf of FCA Regulated Companies and will therefore carry out the required pre-employment checks.

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Company Description

Global Response is an award-winning leader in travel medical assistance and claims management.

Established in 1998, Global Response has developed best-in-class operations, systems design and structure, cost containment and management, and fraud identification.

Underpinned by an extensive, worldwide agent network, Global Response is truly an international player in the market. With a multilingual customer support team, Global Response is capable of handling cases in any country 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Global Response is an integral subsidiary of International Medical Group® (IMG®), a leader in global benefits and assistance services for more than 25 years.”

Closing Date:
05/08/2019

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