Project Manager

WorldRemit

London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: worldremit.com
  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are


We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

About the role

The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of a number of workstreams expertly leading the project from proposal through to implementation. Reporting to the Programme Director, the Project Manager will use their expertise to manage one of our most critical projects, whilst helping to embed best practice in project management across the team.

You’ll know what it takes to deliver large-scale projects, bringing stakeholders along the journey to maximise the realisation of project goals and outcomes.

As a member of WorldRemit’s  team you will aim high, embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making. Our department is fast-paced and ever-changing so you will be energized by the challenge that this presents. 

Reporting to the Programme Director, you will:

  • Manage the delivery of transformation projects from proposal to implementation

  • Identify process and technology changes and deliver across the reconciliation process

  • Oversee the reporting of progress and RAID management for the work streams within their responsibility and lead project, steering and governance committees to ensure momentum and progress of key projects 

  • Continuously improve project delivery methodologies, tools and techniques and collaborate with key contacts across Operations and Finance to ensure successful delivery and implementation of changes

  • Define project goals, success criteria, scope, and detailed plans to effectively manage one or more projects simultaneously

  • Report on, capture and track progress, milestones, risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, and deliverables

  • Develop effective deployment plans in collaboration with others and plan for and measure the realisation of benefits

  • Advocate for the customer, colleagues, and the company to ensure changes deliver outstanding results.

What we’re looking for from you...

  • Proven ability to manage complex transformation projects

  • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, and applying them to deliver change at pace

  • Strong ability to inspire others into action; adept at using tools and techniques to deliver cross-functional projects

  • Experience with identifying process improvements and shaping solutions

  • Familiar with requirements gathering and process mapping

  • High level of numeracy and literacy, with the ability to interpret data to direct change according to agreed objectives

  • Experience delivering change within financial services, payments or scaling start-up environment

  • Experience working within regulated industries, preferably FS.

What you’ll get from us 

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.

  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.

  • Private medical and dental care plans.

  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.

  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Various dining and shopping offers

*Please note, due to remote working at present, some of our benefits may be temporarily suspended. For more information please get in touch.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.