Project Manager

28 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Posting Description

Project Manager, Chelmsford / Homebased

We're hiring!

Aon are currently recruiting a Project Manager to join ARS UK based in Chelmsford / Homebased.

The Project Manager will be primarily responsible for managing projects, workstreams or initiatives across ARS UK and the Global Broking Centre (GBC) within time, quality and cost which deliver agreed benefits and outcomes.

Working under guidance from a Change Director or senior PM the Project Manager will manage the following:
  • Ensuring that deliverables are clearly established with responsibility assigned and accepted by owners and each given completion deadlines
  • Driving projects to completion within agreed timescales and to agreed quality, ensuring that the benefits and outcomes are in line with expectations
  • Regularly capturing and reporting on project progress to key stakeholders

About Aon

Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

About the Role

As a Project Manager some of your key responsibilities will involve:

Definition - clearly define project scope and deliverables which achieve the strategic outcomes
Planning - develop and manage clear project plans which enable the successful delivery of projects
Change - manage changes to scope in accordance with defined governance processes
Progress - manage activity to ensure that progress is accurately tracked and monitored, identifying and escalating issues as appropriate
Inform - keep stakeholders sufficiently informed of project progress
Identifying and escalating resources issues as appropriate
Risk Management - identify relevant project risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to manage those risks
Issues Management - manage and control issues raised throughout projects to their conclusion
Dependency management - identify and manage project dependencies
Cost and budget management - work with finance business partners to ensure that costs and benefits are accurately recorded and tracked
Reporting - provide regular monitoring, controlling and reporting of project progress to key Stakeholders
Recording - ensure that all project documentation is maintained to an acceptable standard and retained in accordance with best practice

Responsibility for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

About you

As a Project Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree level or equivalent
Project management (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP), or prepared to work towards a relevant qualification.
An understanding of the insurance industry
Ability to initiate, grow and maintain strong working relationships at all levels

Ability to understand, articulate and translate business problems in order to define clear activities which result in a desired solutions
Ability to identify and pursue the successful completion of key project products simultaneously ensuring quality and timeliness of all outputs
Use of MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint to an intermediate level

Salary and Benefits
This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.

We're happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we're happy to discuss options with you upon application