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Project Manager

Isle of Man
Isle of Man
Quilter Plc
Group Technology Solutions
Type of Contract
Closing Date
28 February 2020

To ensure the delivery of large-scale projects to meet specific business plan objectives. Leading a team of professionals and third parties and working in partnership with the business to deliver to agreed scope, to time, cost, quality, risk appetite and budget. Projects will typically have budgets between £500k to £5m per annum and project team sizes up to 75 people

About us

Old Mutual International is part of Quilter, a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of over £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide(as at October 2019). We’ve had a presence on the Isle of Man for over 30 years, and today employ over 500 people in Onchan. Indeed, we're the largest life assurance company on the island, with an enviable reputation and a focus on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe. You won’t just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You’ll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.

About the role

  • To support the Programme Manager and other members of the Change team.
  • To lead a Change project for a specific market/business area/company, working closely in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure delivery in line with agreed milestones, priorities and to set quality standards and to budget.
  • Understand and clearly document the business objectives and critical success factors for the project.
  • Define the project organisation structure and resourcing model and plan the project and approach, with consideration for the dependencies and constraints and in line with the agreed CGP governance process, reporting and planning standards.
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders, through communication and engagement to become a trusted partner; resolving issues, searching for solutions and understanding opportunities to ensure delivery.
  • Collaborate with the GTS teams, third parties, business SME’s to ensure they work effectively, utilizing knowledge, skills, resource and experience that are available.
  • Ensure the project and workstream plans are produced, actively maintained and actively reviewed and contain the appropriate detail
  • Manage the project from inception to delivery, with responsibility for day-to-day delivery on time, on budget and to schedule through effective leadership, direction, consultation and facilitation
  • Acute awareness and management of project risks and issues ensuring that they are impact-assessed mitigated and escalated where appropriate.
  • Manage project reviews and checkpoints to the agreed standards
  • Provide leadership and direction to the underlying workstreams
  • Develop and coach the GTS resources assigned to the project
  • Proactively seek opportunities to share knowledge and experience and enhance the capabilities within Change delivery and wider GTS teams.
  • Act as an ambassador for GTS, role modelling our core DNA and ACTNOW behaviours, leading by example
  • Act as a deputy for the Programme Manager as required
  • Take responsibility for personal development ensuring that a personal development plan is maintained at all times

About you

 Knowledge and Experience:
  • Demonstrable experience as a Business Analyst and exposure to full change life cycle
  • Competent in the use of business analysis tools, techniques and processes
  • Familiar with project and software delivery cycles
  • Developing analytical and inter-personal skills
  • Developing influencing, negotiation and communication skills

Focus on our values:

  • Innovate, take bold steps forward
  • Stand up for what’s right
  • Question convention and stay curious

  • Use expertise to deliver on promises
  • Persevere to get the right outcome
  • Act with focus and care

Stronger together:
  • Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
  • Share openly and transparently
  • Listen, to include new perspectives

Qualifications Required: 
  • Essential Qualifications: Educated to degree level or equivalent working experience
  • Desirable Qualifications: External accreditation in Business Analysis
Experience Required:
  • Proven track record of delivery of large scale projects.
  • Experience of managing ‘Virtual’ teams across function, a cross business, and geographies.
  • Experience of delivery using 3rd Parties(both delivering with and management)
  • Strong knowledge of IT Delivery lifecycle and software methodologies.
  • Experience of working in a Financial Services environment


No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated.  That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.

Core Benefits 

Holiday:  24-26 days (depending on your grade)

Quilter Incentive Scheme:  All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Private Medical Insurance:  Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost

Life Assurance:  4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost

Income Protection:  75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence


In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

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