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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton


Senior Delivery Project Manager - 90214441
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:1 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title:         Senior Delivery Manager 
The primary function for the Barclaycard Payments Services is to support the Global Payments Acceptance business and in doing so running payment transactions for 30% of the UK high street, adding business value by leveraging technology solutions and payments domain / industry knowledge. The tower also operates across Barclaycard and the wider bank providing payment solutions where the other business units are acting as a merchant or in the operation of authorisations and settlement routing.
What will you be doing?
The purpose of this role is to own the end-to-end delivery of the Merchant Services Digital Portfolio with a strategic investment of between £1m-15m SI for Barclaycard Change Management customers.
Establish and anchor the change project to facilitate transition to the target state and decrease a project's deployment risks.  Includes defining the target state, identifying change structure roles and responsibilities, assessing and classifying impacts of the change on stakeholders and stakeholder groups, defining the appropriate change initiatives to manage the impacts of the change and developing and updating the Change Plan. The development of the plan will require the ability to challenge and question stakeholders across many areas of the business, analyse the inputs and build a detailed and complex plan understanding which elements need to be developed in parallel, which are dependent on others and which elements carry the greatest risk. If the plan fails to incorporate all scope the project will fail to deliver
Manage activities in a change project.  Includes engaging stakeholders, from both the business and Technology in the change effort and ensuring they are ready to adopt the coming changes, measuring and reporting change progress and influencing stakeholders for whom the project may not be their main priority, to complete their activities so as not to delay the delivery of the project, assessing business readiness and supporting change adoption. Plan and support labour relations and/or employee relations discussions, as necessary. Chair regular progress reviews of the project and report progress. Communicate the change to relevant stakeholders within Barclays at all levels of seniority, some of whom may not be impacted in a positive way. This will require an advanced level of communication skill and the ability to negotiate and influence to get the right outcome for the business area sponsoring the change. The role holder will be responsible for quality on the project, with the responsibility of ensuring that the project has the relevant documentation to evidence satisfactory control at the Control Boards that need to be presented to in order  to gain agreement to proceed to the next phase of the project. Failure to present the evidence to the required level will result in a time and cost delay to the project, if for example development resource is waiting to start and the project cannot progress to Build.     
Project manage all aspects of a change project, including project planning, estimating, budgeting, resource allocation, financial management and time management for project up to an SI value of £5-10m or a portfolio of smaller change initiatives up to £5-10m SI or a project with increased complexity. This will involve managing the relationship with our external suppliers of business and technology resource on the project, in order to establish the best possible outcome for the Bank and will involve the responsibility of preparing and managing a budget up to these limits
What we’re looking for:
Evidenced or Documented Training in Agile/Scrum Methodologies (preferably Certified in Agile/Scrum)
Project or Delivery Management, including evidence of Managing Resources, Budgets and Reporting
Stakeholder Management skills and in particular, Communication to and Presentation to Executives
Strong Written, Presentation/Communication and Inter-personal with Influencing Skills required
An expert understanding of Agile/Scrum frameworks, processes, practices and how to apply them
An understanding of technology, particularly related to responsive and mobile web developments
An understanding of toolsets for Agile/Scrum

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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