Technical Project Manager – Insurance
Project / Programme Management, London
Technical Project Manager – Insurance
Project / Programme Management, London

Our mission is to build a strong and cohesive community of Project and Programme Managers to partner with our clients in the Insurance sector. We strive to support our customers in building and improving their digital infrastructure and tackle a great variety of technology challenges by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of our highly specialised Insurance teams.

About you:

As a Technical Project Manager at NTT DATA UK,will have a thorough understanding of how to define, manage and control IT projects and will have demonstrable experience of managing IT projects throughout their lifecycle and will be able to think strategically whilst maintaining a good grasp of detail.

The role requires your ability to understand the technology, high level architecture, design and requirements and to coordinate activities across multiple teams (onshore and offshore), including third party suppliers. Experience managing DWH and Java applications projects will also be a huge advantage as it will allow you to work independently and not rely excessively on the technical SMEs. 

Solid Insurance experience and an understanding of the London Market landscape will be highly beneficial to succeed in this role. 

What to expect:

In this role, you will manage technology-driven projects and transformations across various areas, including Data, Applications, Automation, and more. You will be responsible for defining and controlling plans and budgets, managing risks, and ensuring solutions adhere to IT strategy and principles of good project governance. Alongside this, the role holder will need to build and maintain excellent stakeholder relationships, including managing external suppliers and working closely with both Business and IT departments.

You will be responsible for:

  • Manage small project budgets, e.g. a central project budget up to £1m
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Manage all aspects of risk, issues and contingency and identify dependencies with other business initiatives / activities
  • Operate Project continuous improvement via Lessons learnt and post implementation review mechanisms
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, senior directors and key stakeholders.

What's important?:

Our Project Management practice aims to build a strong professional community where each individual can mentor others and be mentored, and can grow professionally through training and support to reach their career goals. The focus on clients, teamwork and foresight are our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

  • The opportunity, as we grow, to experiment new industries, such as Insurance, Public Sector, etc.
  • An online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills
  • A vibrant community of 100+ project and programme management professionals to learn from and share knowledge and best practices
  • …And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Martin Lyndon
Project Management Practice Lead

I am a senior Delivery Director, Project and Programme Manager and IT Consultant, with experience of working across a number of industries and domains. I have delivered some significant technology-enabled business transformation initiatives to a number of multi-national, blue-chip organisations and government entities across a number of disciplines, including consultancy services, managed services and integrated IT solutions.

Location
2 Royal Exchange

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Simon Williams, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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