Project Analyst

Ref: 1111| Posted: 20th May 2022

Our growing Financial Services client has an opening for a Project Analyst who will report to Head of Projects, focusing on business change and formal project delivery, both technical & non-technical.
The Project Analyst will be expected to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple digital change projects underway. As such, the Project Analyst role will suit someone who is ambitious, success driven, able to hone project expertise and benefit from excellent exposure and development opportunities.
  • Evidence of project & change delivery of IT & Digital projects as well as cultural / non-system change
  • Experience in Financial services, specifically Mortgage Lending, project governance including record keeping, approvals and sign off and in coordinating and chairing requirement workshops
  • Technically literate, with advanced Project software skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Confident in 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
  • Skilled in writing formal and informal reports to communicate the status of projects and change
  • Holds a great customer service ethos, is proactive and holds the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • 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
  • Act as Chair for change and project meetings and requirement workshops
  • Handle procedure mapping and the creation of materials to support the implementation of change and knowledge documentation for hand over to Training / other departments
  • Ensure all 3rd party suppliers are engaged appropriately and contracts are in place and managed accordingly to ensure the required outcomes for the business.
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits.