Senior Project Manager

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Dublin (Hybrid – office based 50% of time)

Closing date: 7th December 2022


About the role


We are seeking applications for a Senior Project Manager to deliver change projects which support the achievement of business strategy, effectively and efficiently.


The Senior Project Manager will join the Ireland Change & Technology team which is responsible for managing IT support activities and delivering both large and small change and within the business in collaboration with the group technology teams and external third parties.   


Your responsibility will be to ensure business outcomes are clearly understood and associated solutions are delivered to enable the business to realise benefits on time, within budget and to agreed quality standards.


The Senior Project Manager will have overall responsibility for planning and leading the delivery of the change lifecycle for projects covering both business and technical driven change.


Key responsibilities


  • Ensure that all projects and initiatives are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders, both in RL Ireland and wider Royal London Group (incl. GTC, Data Governance, and Procurement).




  • Proven working experience in project management delivering both Business and Technical change initiatives in an insurance environment (Pensions or Protection preferable).
  • Experienced in dealing with stakeholders at varying levels (including senior leadership) within the business.
  • Experience of leading project teams with minimal support and supervision.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Agile and Waterfall delivery practices.
  • Experience of working with external technology delivery partners and suppliers.
  • Experience of managing IT application development and a good understanding of the full development lifecycle from requirements to implementation.


What we offer


  • We provide competitive employee benefits such as market leading Pension scheme (including Life Insurance); performance related bonus; health insurance allowance and access to Wellbeing resources as well as employee discount and recognition schemes
  • Our culture comes from within, it comes from our people; our People Promise is our commitment to provide the best experience for our people. It reflects our brand, our strengths and how we work together to create a positive culture
  • On Glassdoor, Royal London Group is consistently ranked as among the best places to work
  • The role holder will be based in our St Stephen’s Green office (Dublin 2) and will benefit from our hybrid work arrangements with a mix of office and home working.   


About Royal London


Based in St Stephens’s Green in Dublin, Royal London Ireland is a fully owned subsidiary of the Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited, the largest mutual life, pensions, and investment company in the UK. We are authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and provide protection products through Financial Brokers across Ireland. Our excellent customer service and mutual mindset means we take a longer-term view and focus on providing best customer outcomes.


Our culture is welcoming and friendly; we aim to make you always feel included. We encourage applications from those who may be on extended career break or from different work sectors and seeking to move into financial services. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements.


The first pillar of our People Promise is to ensure colleagues 'work somewhere inclusive'. We want to live up to this commitment; it’s good for our people and our customers also; our workforce reflects our community.


Some of our roles are ‘controlled functions’ as defined by the Central Bank Reform Act 2010 Central Bank Reform Act 2010 (Sections 20 & 22) Regulations 2011.


If a vacancy is for a controlled function, it will state this in the job title above.


For these roles appointment will be conditional on Royal London Ireland being fully satisfied that the appointee meets the requirements as set out in the Fitness and Probity standards issued by the Central Bank.


Royal London Ireland is an equal opportunity, inclusive employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of our community.


We will not discriminate against an applicant (internal or external) on the basis of their gender, age, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, membership of the Travelling community or family status.


We appreciate that people have different needs and encourage applicants and interviewees to let us know what arrangements they may prefer.


If you have a disability and require any accommodation/s, during the recruitment process including application, please let us know in advance and we would be happy to assist. Please contact Angela Darbar, our Resourcing Partner;


If you have questions regarding accessibility to our offices, please contact Melina Fenelon, People Partner, at


We welcome feedback on our processes and how we can improve our accessibility regarding recruitment.

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