Consultant & Project Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 50000 - £ 60000 / Year
  • Category
    IT - Architects
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    IT and Telecoms
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-193732

Consultant & Project Manager


Office location: Home based


Reporting To: Head of Project Management


Full time, 35 hours (and as required to fulfil job requirements)


£50,000 - £60,000



about the company



  • There are 10,000 employees are committed to making the world of work a better place for all, one that is safer, more efficient, and more user-friendly.


responsibilities



  • Provide consultancy as required:




    • Work with clients to help them to define how a flexible benefits, voluntary benefits or, total reward scheme can help deliver their reward strategy and agree the project scope with the client.

    • Liaise with providers to supply information on non-regulated benefits or liaise with regulated partners or Client's IFA to obtain information on regulated benefits

    • Provide generic product information as required

    • If required work with the sales team in the latter phases of the sales process to present to clients

    • If required assist the Bid and Tenders team with content for tenders

    • Project manage employee benefits schemes:

    • Manage the project, including project initiation meeting/call, identification and documentation of project scope and objectives, creation of project plan and project toolkit, project progress calls, update of actions, decisions log and testing

    • Guide clients through the implementation or renewal of their flexible benefits, online total reward Implementation, and/or online payslips solution, providing guidance on client admin processes, benefit provider admin processes, system solutions and products and services

    • Discuss and agree the specification and rules, then work with the client to document the scheme design. Facilitate an interval review process to ensure the scheme design is understood and agreed by the assigned stakeholders, encouraging input for an overall complete scheme design.

    • Manage the scope of all projects to ensure we deliver what is in scope and no more and where the client requires additional items apply change control processes to agree impact of timeline and fees.

    • Identification, specification and documentation of all data interfaces including payroll and benefit providers.

    • Facilitate a review and encourage feedback, then document all processes as they relate to the provision of our services

    • Manage all acceptance testing to ensure the solution meets the agreed design

    • Prepare an end of project debrief and ensure a project closure meeting or call takes place and feedback is provided.

    • Oversee the client communications and ensure the Comms team deliver as per the agreed timescales

    • Work with the account management teams and key account management teams to build and maintain a strong relationship with the client contacts during the project, and then hand over the client to the appropriate team, after completely the necessary briefing, once the project has finished,

    • If ad hoc project requirements are identified, the scope, delivery dates and resource should be defined, and a change control drafted to enable the account manager to obtain agreement from clients before proceeding with work



Qualities




    • Experience and extensive knowledge of the employee benefits marketplace.

    • Excellent project management skills and experience of managing projects for large complex schemes

    • Strong in client facing consultancy activity

    • Experienced in managing a portfolio of clients

    • Ability to work accurately, consistently and in a timely manner with

    • Commitment to quality and customer service

    • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team


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