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IT Senior Project Manager - 12 Fixed Term Contract

Croydon

Reference: GI007752

Closing date: 24th September 2021

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As a Project Manager with application assessment and packaging experience, you’ll be joining LV=GI at a period of growth and exciting changes.  As part of the Workplace transformation and alignment programmes, you’ll be working on the IT and Application workstreams.

Collaborating with others in an Agile way, you’ll be assessing the ‘as is’ application or data estate for compatibility to move to the new group workplace solutions.  You’ll identify the applications needing remediating, designing the remediation path, and helping us identify dual run costs. Together with the business functions, you’ll identify the end-user apps to create a central register.

Some of the application packaging resources we use are in-house and with on and offshore third parties, so part of your role will be to keep processes efficient and consistent.  Your role will include organising user acceptance testing and remediation for all web-based, EUC and packaged applications against the workplace solutions.

There are two 12 month FTC roles available to support our project, Whilst on a fixed term contract you’ll receive all the benefits you see below the same as permanent employees.

What are we looking for?

With several years’ experience as an IT or Technical Project Manager, you’ll be used to working with application management and packaging. Any experience working on aligning disparate parts of businesses during their expansion or changes would also be useful here: familiar with collaborating with stakeholders across different entities and departments.

Ideally you’ll have worked within agile frameworks before, and used to cross-functional collaboration and managing those relationships to ensure consistency of approach with different entities, third parties and both on and off-shore teams.

As a confident communicator and manager, you’ll lead from the front, organising and delivering projects with an IT and/or alignment focus. 

You’ll be looking for a senior programme where you can come in and make a big impact over the next 12 months, with the scope for extension and seeing it through to completion, adding two of the largest names in insurance to your CV: Allianz and LV=GI.

Why Work for Us?

Exciting things are happening at LV=General Insurance (LV=GI). Having recently become part of the Allianz family, we’re proud to be one of the largest personal insurers in the UK.

Driven by our pride and passion, we will always do the right thing to inspire trust in our people and our customers. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to become Britain’s best-loved insurer, by helping people look after what they love.

Reward and Benefits

This role is a Band C in the LV= Structure. To find out more about our bands, click to view our FAQ page here. 

We’ll give you:

  • Flexible working opportunities – many of our employee's job share or work part-time, flexi-time, compressed hours or with an element of remote working.
  • 30 days' holiday, with the option to buy up to 2 additional days
  • An excellent pension plan  (please click here to read more about it)
  • An annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance
  • Private medical insurance which you can upgrade to family cover
  • Other flexible benefits including discounted retail vouchers and dental insurance  
  • 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel as well as up to 50% discount on your car insurance

To find out more about our benefits and rewards, please click here.

LV= is an equal opportunities employer who values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that people work in different ways, and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs, culture, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities and long term health conditions

 

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