Project Manager at FCA, London, £500-£750 per day

£500 - £750 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Oct 11, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

The Project Manager sits in a divisional services team and is responsible for the successful delivery of business, operating model and technology change projects within the FCA divisional portfolio.


  • Successfully deliver projects from inception to agreed business outcomes, following FCA quality standards and within agreed baselines of time, budget and scope.
  • Building and managing stakeholder relationships across the FCA, managing expectations, defining and agreeing scope, facilitating key decisions.
  • Developing the project plan, deliverables and milestones to successfully deliver the business outcomes, identifying and sourcing resources to achieve time and cost expectations
  • Resolving dependencies, issues and risks within delivery.
  • Ensure delivery adheres to the FCA Project Management Policies, Standards and Methods and Governance Framework
  • Active participant in the community of practice, actively engaged in professional development.


  • Experience managing successful business and technology change projects (£multi-million) in Financial Services or for a government or regulatory body, managing employees and 3rd parties in a matrix, from inception through to end of warranty / exit criteria achieved.
  • Experience shaping business ideas and initiatives into detailed project plans for multi-workstream delivery to achieve business outcomes.
  • Experience of planning and controlling project delivery.


  • Experienced at leading people through structural, procedural and cultural change, gaining commitment to new ways of working.
  • Ability to build working relationships with sponsors, accountable executives, key business stakeholders and business SMEs
  • Politically savvy, able to balance conflicting strategies, priorities and personalities, resilient and tenacious to ensure delivery whilst managing conflict
  • Analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, identifying and managing dependencies, risks and issues to ensure successful delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to engage with all levels of the organisation, providing timely and meaningful communications to update status, share progress and manage expectations of stakeholders


  • Experience of working within an Agile environment
  • Able to coach others in project/programme management methodologies and to operate within the FCA project framework
  • Awareness of the FCA strategy, structures and ways of working