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Senior IT Project Manager

S&P Global
Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 3, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Senior Project Management, Strategic Projects & Initiatives, MI Technology

The Team: The Strategic Project & Initiatives team in Technical Business Operations is responsible for guiding and supporting the technology functions to deliver critical strategic initiatives, programs, and large projects across the division. We work with software development, IT Infrastructure, and business management teams to deliver programs of work, provide structure and transparency to senior leadership.

The Impact:
The Strategic Project & Initiatives team is looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical and communication skills who can demonstrate experience in leading programs or large multi-year technology projects with multiple and diverse stakeholders.
As part of the MI technology function, we play a critical role in helping to deliver the key cross business line technology initiatives that help to drive the improvements for our businesses and clients.

What's in it for you:
• Opportunity to be a driving force behind some of the major programs and projects within the division
• Exposure to key technologies and senior stakeholders across the business and technology functions
• A chance to be part of a new and growing function within MI and contribute to strategic programs and initiatives across MI Technology and MI division

• Ownership and management of complex large IT project portfolio, covering a combination of medium to large sized projects, progressing simultaneously from inception, through planning, into execution and successful delivery
• Meet project deadlines, identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively.
• Liaise with internal and/or external stakeholders to provide expertise and input where necessary
• Excellent client facing skills and the ability to work/communicate with global stakeholders is essential
• Technical competency to troubleshoot and understand common problems and effectively communicate to both IT and business teams
• Self-motivated and able to work independently, managing, and mitigating issues, leading projects across various technologies, identifying and escalating risks and issues when required
• Able to start projects produce structured project plans, clear communications, regular project reporting, risk analysis and resource management

What We're Looking For:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Analytical and well organized with a Proven ability to work independently.
• Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in Business, Finance or Technology preferred
• Experience in a financial firm is desired
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Ability to manage stakeholder relationships
• Flexibility and positive attitude towards meeting tight deadlines

Flexible Working (optional)
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

The Location: Manchester

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:" "and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person."

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), IFTECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 281421
Posted On: 2023-03-02
Location: Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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