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Project Analyst

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The Requirements

Join us in Belfast or Dublin as a Project Analyst

  • If you have an understanding of the principles of good change and project management and want to broaden your horizons, this role may well be ideal.
  • Join Ulster Bank Transformation as a Project  Analyst, and you'll find yourself in a dynamic and constantly developing environment, with great exposure to all areas of our business and a clear route continue your development
  • This is an important change role which is essential to enabling our businesses to perform to their best, and to continue to get better.

What you'll do

Ulster Bank Transformation takes one single view of all change activity across the bank, allowing joined up decisions on how to prioritise change to be made for the good of the bank, and maintaining a clear line of sight on customer, staff and financial benefits.

You'll be mostly focusing on business and process change, and will support the Project Manager in the design, build and delivery of the project scope within time, cost, quality and risk profile. 
You'll achieve success in this role by:

  • Preparing and taking ownership for aspects of project plans/controls, progress reporting on plans/controls and resource requirements as directed by the Project Manager
  • Providing status reports to the Project Manager showing the progress against plans ensuring the project remains in scope and that all risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies (RAID’s) are reported against the project plans
  • Managing or assuring any project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies
  • Supporting the business requirements process by ensuring there is a platform for requirements to be gathered consistently against business objectives
  • Establishing key progress check points to be monitored and controlled by the Project Manager
  • Collaborating with others in the project and wider teams to achieve goals
  • Using relevant methodology/ RBS P3M/standard process by understanding the development lifecycles and minimum mandatory requirements

The skills you'll need

Previous experience of project working and delivery would be ideal, but if you've got a detailed working knowledge of financial services business and operations, that could be a good alternative. You should have some understanding of project management methodologies.

You'll also need:

  • Knowledge of RBS Change Framework P3M methodology (internal candidates only) or equivalent
  • Proven change management experience
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of the project lifecycle
  • To be competent with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 25% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.

Inclusion

At Ulster Bank, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These may include a full credit check, a criminal record check (if based in the UK), residency and right to work checks.