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Date Added: Thu 23/12/2021

Project Manager / Business Analyst

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

A fast-growing, UK headquartered law firm is looking to recruit a Project Manager / Business Analyst to join their London office on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Business Change, the Project Manager / Business Analyst will be responsible for conducting thorough business analysis and deliver existing projects while also assuming responsibility for delivering new projects. They will also work autonomously with stakeholders, advising, leading and influencing project teams from conception to delivery.

Job Responsibilities:

To initiate and manage projects from the 'Business Case' stage, to assembling project teams, all the way through deployment and project closure.To manage project logistics and co-ordinate team members (both internal and external) and project activities throughout a project's lifecycle.To deliver regular project updates to the project teams and Head of Business Change.To liaise closely with key stakeholders across the various practice and business services areas building effective working relationships in order to garner support for the various projects and business goals you're tasked with progressing.To define or assist with the business case and the end-user requirements for all new systems and projects.Additionally produce project communication documentation and presentations covering kick-off meetings, project financials, timescales, scope definition, project issues and risks.Analyse and propose mitigation plans for risks that balance project needs and requirements with those of the business.Ensure 'buy-in' and escalation for key decisions as appropriate.Assist in resource planning and allocation, effort estimation and time tracking for all project related efforts.To analyse/gather requirements, prepare specifications and engage with technical teams to model solutions. Document and perform quality assurance/testing tasks when required. Oversee User Acceptance Testing.

Candidates for the Project Manager / Business Analyst role must have previous experience to include work in a business analysis or project leading environment. The ideal candidate will preferably be educated to a degree standard. You will be highly numerate and computer literate and have first-class interpersonal skills to deal with partners at a senior level. You must be able to manage multiple tasks to deadlines and be able to work effectively with a broad range of different people. If you meet the above criteria, please contact Ryder Reid Legal for immediate consideration.

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