Project Manager - Information Security & Workplace Technology (London)

London, England, United Kingdom · Technology expand job description ↓

Description

Starling, the leading digital bank, is on a mission to disrupt the banking industry. We’ve built an app with smart money management tools to help our customers live a healthier financial life. We also offer groundbreaking B2B banking and payments services.

Since our launch in 2014, we’ve surpassed 775,000 accounts in total: 695,000 retail current accounts, 59,000 business accounts for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and a further 22,000 retail euro accounts. We’re on track to hit one million accounts before the end of 2019. Our total deposits, meanwhile, have surpassed £600 million and are expected to top £1 billion over the same period.

We’re a fully licensed UK bank, and we have the culture and spirit of a fast-moving, disruptive technology company. We’ve won the Best British Bank award two years running, and now employ more than 600 people in our City of London office. We’re also creating up to 150 new jobs at our new Southampton site. We have secured a £100m award from the Capability and Innovation fund to transform SME Banking. Within the banking team we are leading and shaping the delivery of this award to help deliver the transformation in UK Banking that is Starling’s ambition.

Everyone at Starling gets the chance to own interesting things from day one, and we’re told one of the best things about working here is the ability to achieve a lot in a short space of time.


As a Project Manager at Starling you can expect to:

  • Look at the performance and relevance of existing technology at the bank, determining how best to use the technology and systems we have and what we can get from new and existing vendors;
  • Work with many different teams at Starling to help them select, implement and optimise a variety of tech from vendors and our own tech teams;
  • Organise projects with external vendors dealing with every aspect of their work including, commercials, functionality, time scales, roll out and regulatory compliance;
  • Develop go live strategies, testing and communication plans.

Requirements

A successful Project Manager at Starling is someone who:

  • Takes a project from concept through to delivery and can demonstrate prior experience of doing this;
  • Concisely communicates across audiences both internally and externally, and is comfortable taking their own initiative;
  • Is eager and curious to learn. You don't need to have prior experience in banking, but experience with digital projects is essential.

Benefits

  • 33 days holiday (including public hols). You’ll also get your birthday on us.
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year.
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Friday breakfast - bacon and egg rolls to vegan sausage butties.
  • Our kitchens are stocked with fresh fruit and a range of hot and soft drinks.
  • We have many varied social groups set up and run by our employees - ForTheWin (a gaming group), Starling FC, book club and many more!
  • Discounts on cinema tickets, restaurants, shopping and train tickets via a Perkbox membership.
  • Access to ‘salary sacrifice’ benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Gym membership options.
Full details are available on our careers site.
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