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Our people are everything to us. The way they deliver exceptional experiences every day for our customers, for their colleagues. The way they own what they do. Their 'Why's it like that?' curiosity. How they always think of others and work together to get things done. For us, for you, make do will never do. Good enough? Not even close. Come and do the best work of your life alongside lovely colleagues. Come to Saga.
And right now, we are looking for a Project Manager to join our Insurance Change team. In this role, you will be key in facilitating the delivering priority initiatives in line with the change request, approval, and delivery process. You will track business cases through the project lifecycle including the impact to benefits and manage across functions daily to ensure project milestones and timelines are achieved, tracking issues, and managing risk as you go. This role will collaborate closely with a range of Change professionals including Change Partners, Scrum Teams, the Value Management Office, and Business Leads.
This is a fantastic career opportunity to be involved with transformational and varied projects, including working with 3rd parties, migrating from legacy systems and digital transformation.
We need you to bring experience working as a project manager, or having worked in a similar role with good change experience such as a business analyst, scrum master or test manager. It would also be an advantage if you are familiar with Agile and have worked within the financial services industry although this is not essential.
And in return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast paced career with an excellent benefits package.
If this sounds of interest to you, apply now!
- The management of small and large projects within the insurance business with delivery to agreed time, budget, and quality criteria
- Project management from inception through to supporting benefit realisation. Projects will have a range or workstreams depending on the project.
- Creating and maintaining good working relationships with project sponsors and owners
- Communicating across all levels to enable clear understanding of the strategy behind project needs, design, and delivery approach
- Preparation and presentation of supporting project documentation to senior management across the business
The Ideal Candidate
- Proven experience of successful project delivery
- Proven experience of managing cross divisional stakeholder and change management
- A qualification in relevant change methodologies would be an advantage
- Familiarity with Agile would be an advantage
- Experience of working in the financial services industry would be an advantage
Our values are:
- Precision Pace - Always owning and making things happen
- Empathy – Always aware of others
- Curiosity – Always asking why
- Collaboration – Always one team, the Saga team!
The standard benefits when you join Saga include:
Remote working available where possible
The choice to buy a further 5 days annual leave per year
Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service
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A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
About the Company
Having spent our first 30 years focused on travel, Saga launched Saga Magazine and developed home and motor insurance and financial services in the 1980s. Private medical and pet insurance followed in the 1990s, along with the launch of our own cruise ship operation. The strength of the Saga brand provides the Group with the ability to develop in-house or partner with suppliers to offer our customers and members highly differentiated, competitively priced products which meet their evolving needs.
Saga exists to help our customers and members lead the life they want to lead. To succeed in this, we know that the most important thing to do is to listen to our customers and members. At the heart of our business model is our drive to know more about our customers’ wants and needs so we are best placed to serve them.
Applying this approach over the past 70 years has enabled us to become the UK's specialist provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic and is recognised for its high quality products and exceptional standards of service. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance and the Saga Magazine.
When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement.
We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities and those over who are over 50 as we are champions of age inclusivity.
We are an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required.
We are a member of the 30% Club and partner with Women Ahead which offers us a fantastic opportunity to take part in a leading, global, cross-company, leadership mentoring scheme to champion female talent.
We are a signatory of the Armed Services Covenant and have received a Silver Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme.
To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.