Project Manager

Location Durham Hybrid
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full-Time

We’re Atom…

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

Want to join us?

We’ve built Tech Delivery team’s here at Atom, these teams create new features that our customers love and automate our internal processes, so that our colleagues don’t have to things manually. These Tech Delivery teams are tasked with managing and delivering all change at Atom, technical & non-technical.

Our teams are made up of people with different skill sets ensuring cross-functional and high performant teams who guide us on our mission of making banking better for everyone. We’ve aligned these Tech Delivery teams to business Value Streams covering Mortgages, Business Lending, Savings, Enterprise, and Platform.

As a Project Manager, you’ll be aligned to a Value Stream to manage and lead projects to implement technical and non-technical change aligned within Tech Delivery. You’ll shape and drive projects ensuring delivery is achieved consistently against planning goals and within the agreed scope and budget.

As an Atom Project Manager, ideally, you’ll have experience working with Agile Delivery teams and experience using traditional project management methods to deliver deadline driven projects with exceptional stakeholder management & communication skills and be a proactive self-starter to drive change outcomes.

What will you be doing?

You will:

  • Manage the delivery and implementation of assigned projects.
  • Shape and establish governance of projects aligned to the Atom change framework.
  • Create clear delivery plans, identifying dependencies, risks, and critical paths.
  • Create resource plans aligned to project outcomes.
  • Adopt agile practices where applicable to enable speed of value delivery.
  • Lead project workshops and facilitate collaborative discussion and decision making.
  • Demonstrate good project control through documentation, RAID management.
  • Ensure quality is evidenced throughout the project lifecycle from requirements through to testing and implementation.
  • Deliver technology change into production safely considering non-functional aspects such as security and performance.
  • Manage business change effectively, ensuring operational acceptance by Operational teams, training and process changes are considered.

What do we need from you?

  • Good knowledge and experience in how to deliver technology change within a regulated environment.
  • Degree level qualified.
  • Certified agile qualification.
  • Member of a professional organisation e.g. Prince2/MSP/APM etc.
  • Strong experience of managing technology change projects working with agile delivery teams.
  • Strong business change & service transition experience.
  • Experience of delivering 3rd party implementations.
  • Experience in agile delivery techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to gain trust and respect from colleagues.
  • Resourceful and hands on, able to be flexible in responsibilities to keep things moving.
  • Great influencing and negotiating skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible Hybrid & Remote working
  • 4-day work week
  • Annual Share Option – performance-related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – you can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development.
  • 22.5 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan & Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme

PLEASE NOTE: You must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role as Atom bank are unable to support Visa Applications/Sponsorship.

Atom is an equal opportunities employer. We value you as an individual and therefore disregard race, religion/belief, gender, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, age, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership and disability in any hiring decisions we make. Atom will always adhere to the Equality Act 2010.

All roles within Atom must adhere to the Conduct Rules as set out by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

As part of Atom bank’s commitment to the FCA’s Consumer Duty, Atom will, take all reasonable steps to avoid causing foreseeable harm to customers, take all reasonable steps to enable customers to pursue their financial objectives and act in good faith.

The legal bit.

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