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Project analyst

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: 40k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Customer Contact
  • Contact: Barry McDonald
  • Expiry Date: 09 October 2022
  • Job Ref: BM/18856

​My client is looking for a Project Analyst to report to the Head of Projects, the department and role covers business change and formal project delivery, both technical & non-technical delivery.

It is a fast-paced environment with multiple digital change projects underway – this role will suit someone who is ambitious, unfazed by busy and who wants to succeed. Hone your project expertise and benefit from excellent exposure and development opportunities

• Manage projects through the full project life cycle, from initiation through to implementation

• Develop the design and delivery of the project scope and create detailed project plans

• Create business cases and user stories

• Communicate progress updates, milestone summaries and overall project progress

• Document business requirements clearly and gain approval and sign offs

• Ensure agreed methods, standards and processes are maintained throughout the change & project lifecycle

• Seek innovation by researching new technologies or services and provide business cases for new value adding initiatives

• Co-ordinate workstream activities, agree milestones and gather updates from business / project team members

• Maintain change logs and RAID logs, identify & escalate risk or threats appropriately

• Proactively prepare the business for the change being implemented

• Act as Chair for change and project meetings and requirement workshops

• Procedure mapping, creating materials to support the implementation of change, knowledge documentation for hand over to Training / other departments

• Ensure all 3rd party suppliers are engaged appropriately and contracts are in place and managed to ensure the required outcomes for the business.

Skills & experience

• Evidence of project & change delivery of IT & Digital projects as well as cultural / non-system change

• Experience in Financial services, specifically Mortgage Lending

• Experience in project governance including record keeping, approvals and sign off

• Experienced in coordinating and chairing requirement workshops

• Technically literate, with advanced Project software skills with ability to learn new systems quickly

• Experienced stakeholder management, balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness

• Experienced planner with evidence of prioritisation, organisational and implementation skills

• Proven experience of analysing, summarising and presenting new initiatives or innovation.

• Experienced and evidential skills in writing formal and informal reports to communicate the status of projects and change

• Have a great customer service ethos, are proactive and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

• Attention to detail & consistent

• Work hard and with pride, irrespective of supervision