Strategy & Transformation Director- private sector

Ref: ZR_6369_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 August 2021


Our client is a large consultancy in the UK, voted top 50 Best Places to work 2021 - Glassdoor.

They have a successful background working within financial services, consumer goods, Telecommunications, healthcare and transportation contracts within Project and Technical Management, Analytics, Systems Engineering, Business Change and Software Engineering.

Their agile solutions contribute to a stronger and more cost-effective solution, without sacrificing the overall mission of organisations.

You will have the opportunity to work across a range of programmes, building your skills and experience on the job, as well as supported by their world class professional development approach. You will also experience the breadth of what they offer, working with colleagues across a range of disciplines and drawing on their market leading methods, and their global assets and tools.

Key responsibilities
  • Work closely with Partners and Directors to lead and develop complex programmes practice in Financial Services
  • Build and lead a network of relationships within the company and as a trusted business client advisor, leading the conversation on architecting and delivering transformation
  • Lead the design and delivery of complex and high-profile transformation programmes for our clients, managing delivery and engagement risk
  • Support clients aligning their transformation agenda and portfolios of projects and programmes, facilitating delivery of their strategic business outcomes
  • Be present in the market, bringing a distinctive point of view to relevant client issues, industry and technology trends
  • Craft and lead go-to-market strategies/campaigns, collaborating across the firm to bring together the company’s multi-disciplinary capability to serve clients
  • Build, cultivate and own long standing, trust-based relationships with senior clients and partners
  • Lead development of proposals for clients, including structuring teams and developing innovative pricing and commercial models
  • Role-model inclusive leadership and collaborative working, mentoring, coaching and leading teams
Skills & experience
  • Significant experience leading complex programmes, using traditional and/or agile methodologies with a strong understanding of digital/technology enabled change
  • Experienced in delivering at least one of the following types of programme:
    • Platform transformation (e.g. HR, Finance, Wealth)
    • Cloud-enabled transformation, e.g. S4HANA, SAP SuccessFactors
    • Operating model transformation
    • Strategic cost reduction
    • Regulatory-driven change
    • Financial crime
    • Business / function and enterprise-level portfolio management
    • Net zero / esg transformation
  • Have a track record of building long standing, trust-based relationships with senior clients and identifying new service offerings solutions to support our clients in delivery complex transformations/ programmes.
  • Providing trusted Advisory support to senior executive level clients helping them design and implement complex transformation programmes
  • Commercial awareness to manage effective client, supplier and partner relationships
  • Inclusive leadership. Cultivate followership and managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are supported to grow and are recognised for their contribution
  • Experience of leadership relating to team development thought leadership, points of view, publications and business strategy
  • Cultivating client relationships to share industry insights and support in the generation of new opportunities
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.
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