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Project Manager - Insurance

Posted 25/03/2024

Up to £35000.00 per annum

Northern Ireland


Banking & Financial Services

Job Description

MCS Group are delighted to be partnering with a top insurance firm who are seeking to expand their team by bringing in a new Project Manager to help with current business growth.

The Role

My client has an exciting portfolio of projects and change initiatives in place support future growth in line with business strategic plans. The Project Manager is responsible for the management and execution of key business improvement, compliance, insurer-driven and technology projects in line with business needs. The project manager will report to the Projects and Change Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and drive completion of all project deliverables including the project plan, testing, implementation and handover into business as usual
  • Planning, tracking, and managing the projects
  • Ensuring project objectives are met
  • Ensuring adherence to project management methodology and practices
  • Identify and then judge when to escalate risks and issues and their associated mitigation plans to the Project Sponsor in order to prevent impact or additional
  • Recognise and rapidly adapt to ongoing change during the
  • Ensure successful delivery to time, budget and
  • Manage and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Change Management - deliver some of the change management deliverables - managing the relationships with key stakeholders & driving continuous improvement.
  • Main point of contact - managing related questions on the status of
  • Lead workstreams related to the projects


  • Relevant degree/diploma in a business, IT or project management related discipline or at least 5 years of relevant insurance
  • At least 2 years Project Management Experience
  • At least 2 Years Process Improvement Implementation experience
  • Demonstrable experience in task management/coordination in a complex environment (e.g., with many stakeholders and/or contributing parties)
  • Demonstrable experience with influencing and challenging stakeholders or teams to ensure quality and/or timely delivery


  • Experience in the Insurance industry
  • Experience managing external vendors
  • PMP, Prince or other relevant analysis/design discipline experience/certification

Other abilities

  • Strong leadership and project management skills, attention to details, able to manage multiple priorities and lead ongoing projects
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Ability to motivate and drive continual improvement
  • Advocate of change
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Challenge the status qua
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels of the business and collaborate closely with key stakeholders

The Offer

  • Base salary - depending on experience - £32k - c£35k
  • Flexible working - remote - NI based
  • Pension Scheme
  • Further perks package
  • WFH allowance
  • 33 days holiday
  • Further perks package

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest.

Please contact Matthew Woods, Recruitment Manager -

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