Project, Proposition and Governance Manager

Sutton Coldfield
£35000 - £40000 per annum
07 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
I am recruiting for a Proposition and Governance Manager for a prestigious client who is one of the leading companies in the UK based in Sutton Coldfield. JOB ROLE This is an ideal role for somebody with a project, change, implementation or product management background. My client will also consider candidates who have experience within one of those types of positions but in a support capacity and looking to take that next step in their career. You will be working closely with the Head of Proposition and Governance, to support the management, oversight and implementation of agreed projects, systems and business requirements for new and existing corporate partnerships. You will be working on a number of different and bespoke projects such as new partner set up's, IT website building and web basket upgrades, building of online portals, creating of new propositions which will be full cycle from concept writing, product spec writing, building of the product spec, implementing and testing of the product. It is vital you have the ability to multi task and engage with various levels of stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation and governance of these projects. THE COMPANY This is a chance to join a very conscientious, ethical, empathetic, sociable and friendly company who deal with prepaid funeral plans. They are a FTSE 250 company who have been around for over a two centuries in a capacity. They allow customers to pre plan and pre pay for their funeral, meaning people can ensure their own funeral is arranged to how they would like and paid before they pass away, reducing further stress and upset to their family/friends. TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR? This is a new position within the business and could become quite evolutionary as the role develops. General duties will include: - Support the Head of P&G to drive and mange change across the corporate partnership function. - Work with the Head of P&G to implement any required changes to existing processes, systems, IT systems, products, pricing, etc. - Supporting the Head of P&G in developing the proposition, helping to design, implement and control processes and procedures and systems - Work with the relevant internal departments to ensure all systems testing required by the project is conducted and approved - Assist with the development of new products for Corporate Partnerships, including the proposition, systems, processes and implementation. - Be responsible for writing and developing product overview and specification documents as required - Take ownership of potential issues and manage them - Be responsible for writing and developing project plans and specification papers as required - Supporting the Head of P&G with the management and development of central governance processes such as ISO 9001 in relation to Corporate Partnerships and relationships with external organisations - Work with the Corporate Partnership function to manage and develop ISO 9001 procedures across the Corporate Partnership function. - Be responsible for overseeing the control of products and all relevant documentation. - Work with all internal functions including IT, Finance, Marketing, Client Services and Senior Management to manage and communicate effectively with stakeholders and ensure all developments and projects are specified appropriately and detailed project documentation maintained. - To deliver ad hoc projects as required by the Head of P&G and initiatives, liaising with all relevant internal and external parties to achieve project objectives PERSONAL SKILLS SPECIFICATION - Previous Project, change, product or implementation management experience, this can be in a support capacity - Stakeholder management experience with the confidence and capability of chairing large meetings with senior management - Experience of working with Corporate Partner's - working directly on corporate partner implementation projects, not just internal projects - Ability to work autonomously, self motivated and solution focussed, 'seeing the bigger picture' individual - Governance experience/knowledge such as ISO9001 is ideal, not essential - Financial Service Industry knowledge due to the nature of the client's corporate partnerships is ideal, not essential - Strong financial acumen. Understanding of financial metrics and a proven ability to use excel to model and understand outcomes. - Ability to write professional documents - The ability to liaise with all levels of authority, both internally and externally. - Strong IT skills: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook - Impeccable attention to detail - Analytical thinking with the ability to solve complex problems. - Ability to anticipate issues and problems before they happen PERONSAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED - Outgoing and confident in a professional manner - Keen to do a good job and gets job satisfaction - Ability to work under pressure - Happy to work the extra hours when required, if a job needs completing, make sure it gets completed - Self motivated, good time management and excellent organisational skills PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE THE EXPERIENCE WHICH IS REQUESTED FROM THE ABOVE PERSONAL SPECIFICATION WHAT ARE WE OFFERING? - £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience - 25 days holiday bank holidays each year - 38.75 working week, Monday to Friday, there will be occasional times where you will be working out of these hours to meet business needs but no weekend working - Up to 4% Pension - Private Healthcare - Modern staff room with utilities If you are have project management or similar experience and interested in this position please send your cv and call 0121 6333888 and ask for Adam or Melissa. 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