Project Manager, Management Consultancy
Aon are currently recruiting a Project Manager to join our Talent, Reward and Performance practice in London.
For most firms, talent is their largest expense and their greatest asset. People have the most significant impact on a firm’s performance. In an increasingly competitive market, optimising investment in talent is vital for a firm’s overall success. Securing the right people, developing a strong employer brand and value proposition, and aligning your people with your corporate goals are all key to this success.
Aon's Talent, Rewards and Performance practice has 3,000 professionals and experts focused on one goal: helping our clients drive business performance through people performance.
As a Project Manager in our Talent team you would be involved in helping our clients to understand and act on the aspects of employees’ day-to-day experiences where there is scope for improvement in order to increase motivation, retention and ultimately business performance.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.
About the Role
As a Project Manager some of your key responsibilities will involve:
Provide strong project management and coordinate execution of the tasks to ensure that they are delivered on-time and to required quality standards.
Record detailed client requirements, constraints, and assumptions in cooperation with client stakeholders.
Ensure appropriate use of project management tools throughout the project.
Document and manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs.
Onboard project team members, allocate and clarify roles and responsibilities to create the optimum project organisation structure.
Lead weekly project calls (internal/external).
Facilitate client meetings, workshops (e.g., kick-off meeting, report or survey
design workshop, webinars and reporting tool demonstrations)
Monitor project progress, identify, quantify and communicate any variance.
Implement client-approved corrective actions and workarounds required to mitigate any project risks.
Formally conduct a project review and feedback.
Strongly support proposals and bid processes for clients and prospects.
Share project management best practices and train /coach others.
Support the growth of Talent and TRP by undertaking tasks and activities as requested by local leadership.
Complete all billing, time recording and expenses on time.
Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.
Bachelor degree preferred.
HR or employee talent engagement project management experience preferred.
Experience within a client-facing consulting/services environment or as part of an internal team serving the needs of a large multi-national organisation.
Strong technical and analytical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain working relationships with both internal and external clients.
Communicates and listens effectively.
Seeks and shares knowledge.
Solves problems of a complex nature.
Fluency in French as well as English would be advantageous.
Our Colleague Experience
Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.
We offer you
A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.