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    • london, greater london
    • contract
    Project ManagerProject Manager - Contract - 12 Months - Cannon StreetA well-known investment management services provider is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their Strategy and Operations team on a 12 month contractPurpose of the role:The role will require an agile approach, splitting your time between two areas of the strategy and operations team. You will be required to project manage a range of innovation-related projects, including planning, tracking, reporting, documentation, communication and issue resolution, whilst also working with business analysts and other business stakeholders to evaluate and assess ideas and take forward as innovation projectsResponsibilities:Responsibility for planning, implementation and oversight of innovation projects across the organisation Proactively manage and mitigate project dependencies, issues and risks – and champion a ‘no surprises’ management culture Partner with SMEs and the broader stakeholders to develop communications plans Collaborate with business analysts and other stakeholders to transform unformed ideas into tangible outcomes Secure and maintain support from key stakeholders (including senior executives)Skills:Proven experience in managing multiple projects and timelines A deep understanding of agile methodologies and the project manager’s role in it, including prioritisation, technical and project risk assessment and project timelines Ability to work with internal clients and partners to understand audienceExcellent writing and editorial skills, ability to process large amounts of information and/or data and distill them into relevant messages Experience of full Microsoft Office suite, including using tools such as Jira and Confluence A deep understanding of the financial services industry is essentialBe positive and resourceful 
    Project ManagerProject Manager - Contract - 12 Months - Cannon StreetA well-known investment management services provider is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their Strategy and Operations team on a 12 month contractPurpose of the role:The role will require an agile approach, splitting your time between two areas of the strategy and operations team. You will be required to project manage a range of innovation-related projects, including planning, tracking, reporting, documentation, communication and issue resolution, whilst also working with business analysts and other business stakeholders to evaluate and assess ideas and take forward as innovation projectsResponsibilities:Responsibility for planning, implementation and oversight of innovation projects across the organisation Proactively manage and mitigate project dependencies, issues and risks – and champion a ‘no surprises’ management culture Partner with SMEs and the broader stakeholders to develop communications plans Collaborate with business analysts and other stakeholders to transform unformed ideas into tangible outcomes Secure and maintain support from key stakeholders (including senior executives)Skills:Proven experience in managing multiple projects and timelines A deep understanding of agile methodologies and the project manager’s role in it, including prioritisation, technical and project risk assessment and project timelines Ability to work with internal clients and partners to understand audienceExcellent writing and editorial skills, ability to process large amounts of information and/or data and distill them into relevant messages Experience of full Microsoft Office suite, including using tools such as Jira and Confluence A deep understanding of the financial services industry is essentialBe positive and resourceful 
    • london, greater london
    • contract
    • £550 - £600 per day
    • full-time
    Job title: Senior Procurement Specialist Team: Commercial & Procurement Reporting to: Commercial Operations Director Purpose of the job Experienced expert in complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement to plan, lead and deliver the Bank's procurement of the Start Up Loans delivery partner network. This will involve planning and executing a multi-vendor, multi-lotted procurement process and potentially ancillary supporting procurement processes. Main duties Develop and lead on the procurement strategy Design and lead on appropriate pre-market engagement including supplier identification Provide robust commercial and procurement challenge to the service specification(s) Create robust tender documentation including drafting evaluation criteria Developing and building the evaluation models Lead on the evaluation and moderation processes including training and supporting evaluators and moderatorsDraft compliant and comprehensive standstill letters Provide commercially prudent input on commercial contract formation Work with stakeholders to ensure appropriate transition to and on-boarding of selected delivery partners Develop and maintain a strong audit trail Highlight, manage and mitigate risk Communicate clearly and precisely with stakeholders in a timely manner keeping them apprised of status, progression inputs required and any escalations in connection with a procurement exercise Negotiating complex issues, creating solutions and delivering value for the Bank Knowledge and experience Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading large, multi-vendor, difficult and complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement In Depth knowledge of public procurement legislation and regulations A sound and robust commercial procurement outlook with an ability to provide commercially focused advice Significant experience of professional services procurement Demonstrable deep knowledge of commercial contracts including formation, drafting and negotiation Significant experience in confidently working with senior stakeholders to manage potential or perceived conflicting requirements/views whilst maintaining a professional and collaborative approach QualificationsMCIPS qualified or relevant equivalent supply-chain qualification If you have experience working as a Senior Procurement Specialist with the experience listed above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Job title: Senior Procurement Specialist Team: Commercial & Procurement Reporting to: Commercial Operations Director Purpose of the job Experienced expert in complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement to plan, lead and deliver the Bank's procurement of the Start Up Loans delivery partner network. This will involve planning and executing a multi-vendor, multi-lotted procurement process and potentially ancillary supporting procurement processes. Main duties Develop and lead on the procurement strategy Design and lead on appropriate pre-market engagement including supplier identification Provide robust commercial and procurement challenge to the service specification(s) Create robust tender documentation including drafting evaluation criteria Developing and building the evaluation models Lead on the evaluation and moderation processes including training and supporting evaluators and moderatorsDraft compliant and comprehensive standstill letters Provide commercially prudent input on commercial contract formation Work with stakeholders to ensure appropriate transition to and on-boarding of selected delivery partners Develop and maintain a strong audit trail Highlight, manage and mitigate risk Communicate clearly and precisely with stakeholders in a timely manner keeping them apprised of status, progression inputs required and any escalations in connection with a procurement exercise Negotiating complex issues, creating solutions and delivering value for the Bank Knowledge and experience Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading large, multi-vendor, difficult and complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement In Depth knowledge of public procurement legislation and regulations A sound and robust commercial procurement outlook with an ability to provide commercially focused advice Significant experience of professional services procurement Demonstrable deep knowledge of commercial contracts including formation, drafting and negotiation Significant experience in confidently working with senior stakeholders to manage potential or perceived conflicting requirements/views whilst maintaining a professional and collaborative approach QualificationsMCIPS qualified or relevant equivalent supply-chain qualification If you have experience working as a Senior Procurement Specialist with the experience listed above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £550 - £600, per day, inside IR35
    • full-time
    Role: Project Manager Rate: £600 per dayDuration: 6 months Purpose of the jobAn exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a leading financial institution. The Senior Project Manager will deliver end-to-end projects on behalf of the Senior Responsible Owner, workingwith teams across the organisation. This role is responsible for planning and overseeing projects from inceptionthrough completion to ensure projects are completed within time, scope and budget. The Senior Project Managerwill produce plans, designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholdersinformed. They will drive continuous improvement within the delivery team and coach more junior colleagues. Main dutiesUndertake full end-to-end project management, including project planning, risk management and development of project artefactsDrive delivery of the project in collaboration with the SRO, Business Lead and Working GroupWork closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the projectDevelop and manage a detailed project schedule and work planProactively define and manage project risks, liaising with the Risk and Compliance teamResolve project issues to minimise impact on the critical path, and escalate as necessaryDefine and actively manage project dependencies with other projects and eventsProvide project status reports and updates at the relevant level of detail to internal and external stakeholdersAllocate and manage the Working Group resources and tasks Facilitate Steering Committee meetings Manage third party supplier deliverables and performanceEffectively manage expectations of key stakeholders throughout the lifecycleChampion effective project governance by delivering in line with the Project Delivery Lifecycle frameworkEnsure that project is fully compliant with internal standards and policies Knowledge and experience Proven ability to deliver projects to scope, budget and timelinesExperience of seeing projects through the full lifecycle and delivering project objectivesExperience of end-to-end project planning and resource managementAbility to proactively manage risks and mitigationsManagement of budgets, including forecasting and cost controlGood business acumen in project planning and managementGood understanding of project management delivery methodologies, project life cycles/delivery frameworks and best practicesA result focused, collaborative, innovative and operationally driven individual with strong stakeholder engagement skillsTechnical competence in MS Office, particularly Project and PowerPointExperience in using project methodologies such as Six Sigma, PRINCE2, Agile or similarExperience in the financial services industry If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Project Manager Rate: £600 per dayDuration: 6 months Purpose of the jobAn exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a leading financial institution. The Senior Project Manager will deliver end-to-end projects on behalf of the Senior Responsible Owner, workingwith teams across the organisation. This role is responsible for planning and overseeing projects from inceptionthrough completion to ensure projects are completed within time, scope and budget. The Senior Project Managerwill produce plans, designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholdersinformed. They will drive continuous improvement within the delivery team and coach more junior colleagues. Main dutiesUndertake full end-to-end project management, including project planning, risk management and development of project artefactsDrive delivery of the project in collaboration with the SRO, Business Lead and Working GroupWork closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the projectDevelop and manage a detailed project schedule and work planProactively define and manage project risks, liaising with the Risk and Compliance teamResolve project issues to minimise impact on the critical path, and escalate as necessaryDefine and actively manage project dependencies with other projects and eventsProvide project status reports and updates at the relevant level of detail to internal and external stakeholdersAllocate and manage the Working Group resources and tasks Facilitate Steering Committee meetings Manage third party supplier deliverables and performanceEffectively manage expectations of key stakeholders throughout the lifecycleChampion effective project governance by delivering in line with the Project Delivery Lifecycle frameworkEnsure that project is fully compliant with internal standards and policies Knowledge and experience Proven ability to deliver projects to scope, budget and timelinesExperience of seeing projects through the full lifecycle and delivering project objectivesExperience of end-to-end project planning and resource managementAbility to proactively manage risks and mitigationsManagement of budgets, including forecasting and cost controlGood business acumen in project planning and managementGood understanding of project management delivery methodologies, project life cycles/delivery frameworks and best practicesA result focused, collaborative, innovative and operationally driven individual with strong stakeholder engagement skillsTechnical competence in MS Office, particularly Project and PowerPointExperience in using project methodologies such as Six Sigma, PRINCE2, Agile or similarExperience in the financial services industry If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £500 - £600 per day
    • full-time
    An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. The person appointed will be part of the Business Change Team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank, specifically working on a large scale ESG program. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Responsibilities Business demand and requirementsSupporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirements Planning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user stories Assisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans; Supporting project deliverySupporting key business areas with business readiness planning Updating process documentation Co-ordinating UAT Supporting project implementation and warranty Supporting business process improvementAssisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank; Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge & Experience Essential Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methods Working in financial services Business process mapping Business process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) Desirable Experience working on an ESG related projectOperating model development and maintenance If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. The person appointed will be part of the Business Change Team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank, specifically working on a large scale ESG program. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Responsibilities Business demand and requirementsSupporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirements Planning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user stories Assisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans; Supporting project deliverySupporting key business areas with business readiness planning Updating process documentation Co-ordinating UAT Supporting project implementation and warranty Supporting business process improvementAssisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank; Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge & Experience Essential Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methods Working in financial services Business process mapping Business process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) Desirable Experience working on an ESG related projectOperating model development and maintenance If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £600 - £650 per day
    • full-time
    Role: Test Coordinator Duration: 6 months Rate: £650 PAYE Job purpose:In this role you will be working closely with Project Managers, Technology Leads, Engineers, and Business Users to coordinate the delivery of testing across multiple projects for the purpose of migrating clients onto Aladdin. Key responsibilities:Working in an Agile/Iterative environment, you will be responsible for delivering high quality testing across multiple projects, product teams and business areas.Responsible for overall test plan design and processes, applying, articulating and helping the business to construct end to end scenarios, defining standards for the development of test scripts, deployment and reuse.Coordinates test schedules, managing progress of all activities against the plan, managing own deliverables and that of others to meet delivery deadlines.Collate, record and communicate the Test Execution progress, ensuring progress remains on track in accordance with the agreed Test Schedule.Coordination, capture and resolution of all Testing Issues, working with the business, product teams & external parties to get these resolved.Excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Experience required:Experience of working in Agile methodologyCreating test plansDeveloping test scenarios and test cases Coordinating multiple testing streams/activitiesManaging defects across multiple products/workstreams Working in Jira/ConfluenceExperience of Aladdin would be an advantage If you have similar experience working as a Test Coordinator within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Test Coordinator Duration: 6 months Rate: £650 PAYE Job purpose:In this role you will be working closely with Project Managers, Technology Leads, Engineers, and Business Users to coordinate the delivery of testing across multiple projects for the purpose of migrating clients onto Aladdin. Key responsibilities:Working in an Agile/Iterative environment, you will be responsible for delivering high quality testing across multiple projects, product teams and business areas.Responsible for overall test plan design and processes, applying, articulating and helping the business to construct end to end scenarios, defining standards for the development of test scripts, deployment and reuse.Coordinates test schedules, managing progress of all activities against the plan, managing own deliverables and that of others to meet delivery deadlines.Collate, record and communicate the Test Execution progress, ensuring progress remains on track in accordance with the agreed Test Schedule.Coordination, capture and resolution of all Testing Issues, working with the business, product teams & external parties to get these resolved.Excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Experience required:Experience of working in Agile methodologyCreating test plansDeveloping test scenarios and test cases Coordinating multiple testing streams/activitiesManaging defects across multiple products/workstreams Working in Jira/ConfluenceExperience of Aladdin would be an advantage If you have similar experience working as a Test Coordinator within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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