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Buck Technology Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

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Techology Project Manager – Buck – London / Bristol

At Buck, we’re focused on helping our clients create a culture of well-being, centered around the evolution of each person’s health, wealth, and career.

Leveraging strong client relationships with key decision makers, our teams deliver exceptional results that confidently push the envelope with unexpected solutions to help our clients accomplish their objectives faster and keep them ahead of the curve.

Not surprisingly, we embrace inventive thinkers, who make original contributions to the team. We put people first — our people and our clients’ people, and our inclusive and welcoming culture celebrates diversity and individuality.

Explore your next career move with Buck today!

Technology Project Manager

Job Description:

This role will support Buck UK’s product development and client implementation across its Employee Benefits service lines.

The individual will work as part of Buck’s current project management organisation and methodology, and contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of both.

The projects will be varied and both a combination of:

  • Product development – managing the ongoing evolution of Buck’s Digital Suite which spans engagement portals, administration systems and analytics tools. This will require working with internal Product Managers, Business Line Owners and IT Development teams – globally and locally – to coordinate the execution of new product features and capability

  • Client implementation – managing the delivery of products to clients across Buck’s Flexible Benefits, Total Rewards and Employee Share Plan services. This will require co-ordination and engagement of Buck and client implementation teams.

The successful candidate will have awareness of technology solutions in the UK Employee Benefits market.

This individual will have experience in managing the end-to-end product life-cycle, covering discovery, design, development, testing, implementation and ongoing run and maintenance.

The role will involve a combination of remote working and on-location at Buck’s offices in the south of England.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Applying standard Buck project management methodologies, tools and processes for Buck and client project teams

  • Working with Buck’s project management, IT and business teams to develop and improve exising methodologies, tools and processes

  • Working with Buck Product Managers and Business Leads to capture and organise priorities and deliverables

  • Reporting to Buck global leaders on status, progress, issues and risks across all projects

  • Monitoring ongoing resourcing levels on business and IT sides to ensure projects are delivered on time and budget

  • Where relevant conduct client-facing project initiation and status meetings

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience in HR & Benefits technology;

  • 3+ years experience in project management;

  • Project Management certification;

  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies;

  • Previous experience with content management, administration and portal systems;

  • Familiarity with single sign-on, web services, ETL, API, usability and portal best practices and procedures;

  • Extensive experience with project planning, scoping, risk analysis and scheduling;

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently in meeting deadlines;

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and is comfortable working with remote teams.

Why join Buck:

  • Excellent client exposure from day one – we are looking for an experienced individual who is comfortable owning and driving client relationships.

  • Our Pedigree - we are an industry leading mid-tier Consultancy with a history dating back over 104 years.

  • Diversity of Clients – we work with leading UK and International corporations, across a variety of sectors and industries, where no two clients are the same!

  • We are Client focused – unlike some of our competitors, we offer bespoke and tailored solutions to our clients, not a one size fits all solution.

  • Your Career is our motivation – working as part of a small but highly collaborative team, you get the level of responsibility and client exposure rarely experienced working for some of our larger competitors. At Buck, we pride ourselves on providing excellent support at all level to drive your ambitions and career development goals.

  • Our commitment to you as a Buck employee – we offer a competitive base salary & comprehensive benefits package; are committed to providing a highly collaborative, stimulating, sociable working environment and are committed to flexible working and diversity & inclusion.

What we offer:

As an established company with a start-up mentality we know that our employees are key to our success. We offer a comprehensive remuneration package while taking into consideration aspects such a flexible working and factors key to a good work life balance.

  • Highly competitive salary;

  • Minimum 25 days Annual leave (excluding Bank holidays) plus Holiday trading - (10 days – buy option) or (5 days – sell option);

  • Private Medical cover including partner / spouse and children;

  • Health-checks / Screening

  • Excellent Defined Contribution pension provisions;

  • Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage;

  • Vision Plan;

  • Company bonus scheme:

  • Interest free season ticket loan;

  • Gym subsidy;

  • Child-care Vouchers

  • Additional flexible benefits Scheme to support you and your family in and out of work encompassing; Health & Wellbeing, Protection and Lifestyle covering; additional Life assurance, Travel insurance, Dental insurance, Medical Cash plan, Critical Illness cover plus many more.

At Buck, we pride ourselves in our Diversity and Inclusion and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable UK law.

We are exclusively focused on helping our clients and their people succeed together. By this, we mean we’re partnering with some of the world's most forward-thinking companies to re-envision and re-design the way that employees work and live. And we’re doing this by finding the right combination of consulting, outsourcing, and technology solutions to help our clients realise the best organisational performance for their businesses while driving positive health, wealth, and career outcomes for their people.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations

Required

  • Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

Experience

Required

  • 6 years: Employee Benefits

  • 3 years: Project Manager

Preferred

  • Flexible benefits
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