Project Manager – Agile, SAFe, Digital, Web, Cloud, DevOps, Insurance

Job title : Project Manager – Agile, SAFe, Digital, Web, Cloud, DevOps, Insurance
Location : London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £75000 per annum
Sector : Insurance
Contact : Sophie Bell
Call : 020 7763 7077
Email : email Sophie
Reference : BHJOB6067_ 18032
Project Manager – Agile, SAFe, Digital, Web, Cloud, DevOps, Insurance, Prince 2, PMP, CSM, Underwriting
Londno - Hybrid working 

Project Manager required to join an insurance organisation focused on delivering change within the underwriting and claims portfolio. The Project Manager would join a hardworking and innovative team who are working across projects in line with creating a headless environment that moves away from traditional human driven processes to a digital set up. Aligning to the digital transformation projects will cover software/web development, cloud and DevOps. As the teams are currently working in an agile manner, moving towards formally instilling a SAFe working approach, they are looking for applicants to possess strong knowledge with Agile principles, with SAFe being desirable. Beyond this, the ideal candidate will possess proven experience overseeing multi-function project teams, have a track record of successfully implementing web development/digital projects using agile and exposure to the insurance industry would be desirable. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation going through a digital transformation and gain exposure to a wide variety of projects.

Key responsibilities:
  • Project planning and management – defining project scope and schedule alongside performing delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Agile – managing projects to meet aggressive deadlines working in an agile environment
  • Process improvement and management – defining and managing a well-defined project management process and championing ongoing process improvement initiatives
  • Team management – assisting in team development whilst holding the team accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work and leveraging additional resources
Required skills:
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using agile
  • Ideally a recognised Project Management qualification
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects
  • Highly desirable experience of having working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10 members including Developers, Business Analysts and QA Personnel
  • Balanced business/technical background
  • Insurance experience, in particular London Market is desirable

Cornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency & Employment Business and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UK`s fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50 & Hot 100 reports.