Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Project Manager (6406)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


The change / projects team delivers change initiatives within the Bank. The clients of these initiatives range from both business and support teams.

The Project Management role includes being involved in initiatives throughout the lifecycle, starting at inception through to implementation and operationalisation.  All projects will be business driven and focused and not all projects will involve an IT component.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Project planning
  • Managing impact of change on the organisation
  • Manage team integration and stakeholder engagement
  • Lead workshops to define and validate scope and deliverables  
  • Manage time, cost, scope and quality in accordance with the sponsor's mandate
  • Manage project delivery according to the Projects team project methodology and standards
  • Produce project deliverables (e.g. plan, scorecards)
  • Obtain approval and acceptance of project documentation
  • Manage the documentation related to project management, distribution, storage, adhering to standards
  • Manage risks and risk mitigation
  • Manage issue identification and subsequent resolution
  • Manage communication to project team members and external stakeholders/ interested parties
  • Chair dedicated project progress meetings
  • Attend and report progress at steering committee meetings
  • Provide reporting on all projects and initiatives
  • Manage project teams motivation, delivery and performance 

Special Requirements:

  • The project manager must be able to run multiple projects and across multiple portfolios if required
  • The project manager must be able to engage in the detail of project deliverables where this is required

Core skills and knowledge

Project Management & Analytical skills:

  • Do you have experience of working with the full project management lifecycle?
  • Do you have experience of running both IT and non-IT related projects?
  • Do you have awareness of business analysis methodologies, business analysis, facilitation and problem solving? 
  • Understanding, documentation and implementation of business processes
  • Awareness of business organisational structure and impact of change

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Dawn Ermes


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