Transformation Manager – Private Sector

Ref: ZR_6367_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 August 2021

Introduction

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
  • Take the lead in partnering with clients to solve complex issues, through leading teams to design, shape and deliver strategically significant projects and programmes
  • Work with a range of senior stakeholders both internally within the company and in client organisations at all levels, as a subject matter expert on Programme Leadership
  • Apply a combination of consulting experience, industry knowledge, tools and technology to anticipate and address programme/portfolio challenges with client and colleague teams
  • Lead teams from across different parts of the company, clients and other partners to deliver complex client programmes and critical outcomes
  • Support business development by building client relationships, contributing to new business proposals, and taking key roles in industry and account teams
  • Contribute to internal practice development by participating in proposition, methodology and point of view development activities, and supporting knowledge capture and sharing
  • Demonstrate excellent presentation, facilitation and communication skills across all levels of client and company stakeholders
Skills & experience
  • Leading components of large-scale business / organisational transformation programmes, using agile, waterfall or hybrid methodologies
  • Significant experience in project management and PMO, including development of plans across workstreams and management of critical paths, dependencies, reports and risks in a project
  • Preferred but not required experience across large-scale programmes, including:
  • Programme strategy; definition and planning, delivery strategy, business case development
  • Programme set up; delivery/operating model design, commercial model structure, definition and mapping of programme outcomes
  • Programme delivery; project and programme management, programme controls/assurance, risk management, or operational readiness
  • Commercial and contract awareness, including engagement risk
  • Experience stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Leadership of large-scale organisation transformation programmes, using agile, waterfall or hybrid approaches methodologies and ideally a “digital product and technology enabled” focus
  • Experience of structuring work and leading teams to successful outcomes, even in highly ambiguous situations.
  • Experience of contributing to thought leadership, points of view, publications and business strategy.
  • Mentoring, coaching or managing others in project teams and in other parts of the business in addition to an ability to work collaboratively and to be a team player.
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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