Technology Project Manager

Financial Conduct Authority

Regulating financial services firms and financial markets in the UK,

Requirements of the role

The role sits within the DTI (Data, Technology and Innovation) & Ops Change Directorate, which is responsible for the successful and safe delivery of the FCA’s Change Portfolio, comprising of technological changes which are of biggest strategic importance to the FCA, the Markets we regulate and the Consumers we protect.  The technology projects and programmes at the FCA vary in size and complexity, from small discrete projects to large, multi-year, multi-million-pound pieces of work, the role of the Project Manager is crucial to the success and outcomes of these initiatives.  Some examples include large CRM implementations, contract retenders, cloud data migrations, organisation wide resiliency programmes and replacing tooling capabilities. The work is varied and challenging….but never dull.


What you will be doing (the role)

  • Successfully deliver projects from inception to agreed business outcomes, following FCA quality standards and within agreed baselines of time, budget and scope
  • Managing budgets between £250k and several million pounds in value
  • Building and managing stakeholder relationships across the FCA (including cross functional teams such as contractors, consultants and 3rd parties), managing expectations, defining and agreeing scope, facilitating key decisions an
  • Developing the project plan, deliverables and milestones to successfully deliver the business outcomes, identifying and sourcing resources to achieve time and cost expectations
  • Resolving dependencies, issues and risks within delivery
  • Ensure delivery adheres to the FCA Project Management Policies, Standards and Methods and Governance Framework
  • Active participant in the community of practice, actively engaged in professional development


What you will get from the role

  • Exposure to FCA Senior Leadership, with opportunity to influence how business priorities are delivered within the organisation
  • Stimulating, innovative and experimental work to solve the biggest challenges facing financial regulation and the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the organisation
  • Exposure to new ideas, opportunity to increase your knowledge and understanding of regulation and new technologies in Financial Regulation

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Edinburgh, Leeds, London

 Contract type

Full time, Permanent


DDAT, Finance, Project manager, Technology

 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date