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Marsh & McLennan Companies

Lead Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced and qualified Project Manager to join our UK PMO Team.  The role is to provide specialized and professional project management services across our UK business.  Our UK combined business includes Health, Wealth and Career consulting, with over 4000 colleagues across multiple locations.

You will be expected to be able to manage a portfolio of projects that may include a very broad mix of business change such as optimization, automation, simplification, off-shoring, people and culture. You will also be contributing to the development of the PMO service and coaching less experienced members of the team so prior experience of this will be essential.

Essential experience and qualities

  • Prince 2 or an equivalent qualification
  • Few years’ experience within project management in equivalent sized business environments would be essential.
  • You will be a governance expert and know how to keep those unfamiliar with project management on the right track. 
  • Developing complex and robust written business cases to evaluate change ideas will be your forte.
  • Highly developed stakeholder management skills and able to facilitate decision making and issue resolution across multiple dimensions and viewpoints
  • The ability to operate effectively in fast moving, complex and changing environments where it may not be possible to deliver change in a text book linear fashion.

Desirable experience

Working knowledge of the UK Health or Wealth Consulting Landscape

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

This is a permanent role and can be located in London, Woking, Birmingham or Manchester

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