Project Manager

51901 - 54934
12 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021
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Salary: £51,901-£54,934

Contract: 2 Year Fixed Term

Full time (37 Hours)


An exciting new opportunity has arisen within one of the UK’s largest pension funds to develop and lead key projects critical to meeting regulatory requirements and play a key role in supporting members.


The West Midlands Pension Fund is one of the largest UK pension funds, ranking fourth in size across the Local Government Pension Scheme. Administered by City of Wolverhampton Council, it has a historic place within the region in supporting its partner councils across the West Midlands.


The Fund manages and administers the pension benefits of over 330,000 members across more than 700 employers and delivery of efficient services are a core function and central to its ability to provide a high quality service its customers, which is demonstrated through the achievement of Pension Administration Standards Association Accreditation, Customer Service Excellence and Investors In People Gold. 

A new interim role has been created that will be paramount to continuing this success by driving and leading the implementation of key complex projects.


Key to the success of the roles will be an accomplished background in project management, ideally substantial experience in managing large scale projects of business change, including system and process changes with experience in managing virtual project teams, including the leading, coaching and motivation of team members.


Crucially, the role requires an ability to understand, determine and manage competing priorities in a regulated environment. Some technical understanding of working in a regulated environment is beneficial.


To lead and be responsible for the implementation and delivery of key projects ensuring achievement of objectives and business changes outcomes within the Local Government Pension Scheme.


The Project Manager will lead operational and tactical aspects ensuring actions are delivered on time, within budget and to a high standard. They will lead through matrix management across a number of key service areas working with and leading relevant stakeholders to deliver aspects of the projects reporting into the Senior Management Team on the progress and delivery and making recommendations on priority actions which achieve the Fund’s objectives.


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City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria.  The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.


Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name. 

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Job Description - Project Manager (Interim) - FINAL.doc

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