Transformation Director - Fixed Contract until December 2018
The role would suit a top-performing, very experienced SM or Director. The stakeholder engagement that is required (eg frequent meetings with the Exec Board, presenting at Board meetings) requires strong influencing skills and credibility.The individual will be responsible for oversight of all the programmes and capabilities (portfolio management, change management, comms, people, values & culture, data & information, IT and finance). They will:Manage all the working groups and governance (including the strategic change Exec Board meetings), enabling transparency and effective decision makingEngage regularly with all the programme and capability leads to provide support, understand and help resolve or escalate the challenges, make connections, drive synergies etc.Identify and mitigate the major risks and issues across the portfolioDrive pace of deliveryEnsure the transformation lands well in the business and can be supported by IFSFlex the size and shape of the portfolio and capabilities to respond to the Board’s requirementsThe role would suit someone with a consulting background and would equip the individual with skills and credibility for delivering transformation with our clients.
Essential skills needed for the role:Experience of transformation programmes/portfoliosAbility to drive effective governanceBusiness acumen in order to identify the risks and pinch pointsExcellent stakeholder management and influencing skills (up to Board level)Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to chair large meetingsGood team management skills, in particular building team cohesion with remote team membersDesirable skills sought for the role:Understanding of portfolio and programme management, eg MoP or MSP qualification
Internal firm services
In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.
The skills we look for in future employees
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