Project Manager, ESG

Ramsey Portia
London, United Kingdom
Excellent package + bonus
19 Jan 2023
26 Jan 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Define, develop and maintain appropriate plans for the life of the projects/activities, with associated resource and budget planning where required
  • Control the scope of projects and programmes, managing dependencies including assessing regulatory requirements and ensuring that these are met
  • Create project organisation/structure, including roles and responsibilities and governance
  • Drive stakeholder engagement across projects, and develop and deliver an effective communication plan both externally and internally
  • Chair Working Group(s) where required, present progress, highlight issues, challenge and drive decisions - ensure relevant content is brought to the groups for discussion
  • Drive and deliver SteerCo preparation where required, including decks, agendas and Minutes
  • Maintain project documentation in a well-structured channel in Teams
  • Ensure any resources including external vendors are managed and resourced to be able to deliver successfully. Drive prioritisation as appropriate
  • Develop budgets and manage project costs
  • Define, document and implement the end-to-end operating model for new ESG capability, ensuring that BAU processes are embedded to support ongoing effectiveness
  • Producing training material and/or assisting in the delivery of training, where appropriate
  • Work closely with the Enterprise Data Management data steward and IT product manager(s) to define and capture tasks and deliverables
  • Work with Enterprise Data Management data operations to coordinate operational control processes and tools
  • For multi-phase initiatives; work with the data stewards and IT product manager(s) to define phases and specific deliverables, and bring each phase to successful closure
  • Ensure that technology, business, testing and operational activities are well-coordinated through to completion

The role requires:
  • Robust and proven track record as a project and/or programme manager
  • Strong leader, equally comfortable facing off to Working and Steering Groups, challenging stakeholders, directing and motivating a cross-business team.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills including Teams, Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent understanding of data governance and data management, specifically related to asset management Distribution and Investment functions
  • A track record of interfacing seamlessly with Technology development teams
  • Able to work in a matrix management environment
  • Highly organised with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills - the ability to work across all levels of the organisation
  • A rolled-up sleeve positive and delivery focused approach; a gift for problem solving and pragmatism
  • Aligned Project Certification beneficial; a knowledge of an Agile development framework is preferred
  • Background in financial services (ideally asset management)
  • Knowledge of ESG/Sustainability related regulations would be an added advantage
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