Project Manager - York

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Would you like to work for a company that covers against risks such as hacking and kidnapping?

I’m recruiting for a Project Manager based in York that is also known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies.


The Company

A company based in York, they largely specialise in niche areas of the market. They offer property and casualty insurance aimed at companies and high-net-worth individuals, as well as cover against such risks as hacking, kidnapping and satellite damage.


The Role

As a Project Manager you will be assuming the project leadership role and overall responsibility for taking a project from an original concept through the final delivery.  

You'll work on the change management team reporting into the portfolio manager heavily focusing on all the delivery of change to IT systems.


What you’ll need to have

  • 5+ years experience working as a PM in a multiple project environment with challenging timeframes and deliverables

  • Strong stakeholder management experience with internal and external clients

  • MS Project or other structured project management tools

  • Exposure to the full project life cycle, from inception to user acceptance testing, deployment and handover to BAU

  • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile methodologies

  •  Proficiency in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and similar tools

  • Proven experience and understanding of software delivery lifecycle


Nice to haves

  • Previously  working in the insurance industry 

  • Management of small to medium sized programmes

  • System integration implementation


What you’ll be doing

  • Lead benefit identification, plan management, tracking and reporting of delivery progress; identification, evaluation and resolution of risks, issues, dependencies; tracking, development and assurance of initiative deliverables

  •  Define resource plans and work closely with internal teams, stakeholders and vendors to manage the day-to-day and full end-to-end project delivery activities

  • Manage project scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed time, cost and quality parameters

  • Oversee the agreed budget and ensure tracking and measurement of costs as well as reporting on benefits

  • Manage projects across the entire UK change portfolio which may require managing multiple projects simultaneously and/or managing a series of dependent projects



  • 25 days of annual leave, increasing by one day each year up to 28 days after three years’ service plus two company days to use for celebrations

  • The option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave per year

  • You will be entitled to a four week paid sabbatical for every five years of continuous service

  • BUPA Private Medical Cover for you and your family

  • Private dental scheme

  • The company will reimburse up to £350 gross of your annual gym membership fee 

  • Free access to My Healthy Advantage wellbeing app and an Employee Assistance Program that supports your mental wellbeing

  • Pension- when you pay 5%, the company will contribute an additional 10%

  • Life assurance 

  • Critical illness cover 

  • Income protection service

  • Discounted travel tickets and parking when commuting to and from work

  • Christmas hampers and additional discounts through company online portal


Working hours / Home working policy

37.5 hour working week offering flexible start/finish times

Up to 2 days per week in their York office


How to apply

If you think the above looks of interest, please apply via this advert and/or send a copy of your CV to

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