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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
8th of April 2024
£55,000 to £60,000
Contract Details:
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Do you want to be part of a force for good, helping to make life better for customers & society in the moments that matter? At Hodge, we put people at the heart of our business and that means our customers, colleagues and communities. Hodge is a Welsh financial service provider that focus on commercial lending, and specialist residential mortgage markets.

This will be a key new role within the Projects department, tasked with leading and delivering. You will oversee day-to-day project operations. Your primary responsibility will be bridging the gap between the project and the business area, ensuring transparent communication and effective translation of requirements.

You will collaborate with various departments including Business Readiness, Service Transition, Risk, and Compliance to ensure projects are accepted by the business and expected benefits are realised.

Behaviours and Values: 

Our purpose is to make life better for customers and society in the moments that matter. At all levels of the organisation, we foster an environment where our organisation values are an integral element of our day to day working practices.

Essential experience: 

  • Extensive experience in managing projects of varying size and scale related to Technology, Finance or Data
  • Ability to demonstrate an in depth understanding of project methodologies and project tools
  • A project management qualification or equivalent experience

In return we offer:

  • Salary: Up to £60,000
  • Permanent Contract
  • Based in Cardiff City Centre operating in a flexible Hybrid workspace.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more + additional days based on the length of service.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options

Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Planning and monitoring the project, managing the production of the required deliverables
  2. Adopting any delegation and use of project assurance roles within agreed reporting structures
  3. Budget tracking
  4. Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans
  5. Liaison with programme management (if the project is part of a programme) and related projects to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated necessary
  6. Monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary
  7. Applying change control and configuration management processes
  8. Reporting through agreed lines on project progress through status reports and gate reviews
  9. Liaison with appointed project assurance representatives to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project
  10. Maintaining an awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact
  11. Adopting and applying appropriate technical and quality strategies and standards
  12. Identifying and obtaining support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project
  13. Managing project administration
  14. Conducting a project evaluation review to assess how well the project was managed and preparing any follow-on action recommendations
  15. Liaising with and managing third party suppliers where required, including tracking progress against agreed deliverables and advising project steering group and procurement of any potential commercial issues


  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and legislative and regulatory requirements, including, but not exhaustively, those related to GDPR, Money Laundering, Health & Safety, PRA/FCA regulations, employment and other legislative requirements (as applicable).
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as and when requested by senior management.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Compliance & Risk regulatory and legislative information related to products/services (e.g. PRA/FCA rules, Data Protection, Money Laundering, etc.), as advised by line management.
  • Support the risk culture of the organisation by taking personal responsibility for identifying and managing risks.

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognises the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

ESG and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do and serves as a reminder of the responsibility we have to our stakeholders, customers, colleagues and the communities we operate in to use our position wisely. We’re currently exploring different certifications available and have done an initial review of how we think we’d fare, as we see this as a real opportunity for Hodge given our social purpose.