Finance Platform Lead / Programme Manager

IPS Holdings Ltd
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Platform Lead / Programme Manager

A leading global insurance business is moving its back office operations from London to Birmingham where they occupy brand new offices in the city centre. Here employees will be working from one of the city's newest buildings and modern working environments designed for activity based working with roof terrace and on-site gym room. Benefits include travel costs, free lunches and leading pension.

We are looking for experienced and well-rounded Project Managers / Programme Managers with a finance background with strong relationship management, strategy skills, a good technical ability and digital acumen.

This is a BAU/operational role, managing challenging stakeholders looking after programme requirements, budgets etc. IT programme/project managers with a finance slant would be highly suitable.

Key responsibilities:

* Be accountable for the platform strategy, design, development, enhancement, delivery, pricing and cost recovery whilst ensuring that the platform is developed and maintained using sound business and technology management practices.
* To create the strategy and vision of the Platform
* To work with stakeholders to continually optimise the governance and decision-making processes within the Platform

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Confident Relationship Management skills
* Strong Platform/ Programme & Project Management skills
* Solid experience working with Agile methodology
* Previous significant experience of delivering multiple complex IT projects
* Proven leadership capability within a platform/ programme environment
* Significant experience of the use of various analysis and project management frameworks covering scope definition, planning, budgeting, reporting, management of risks and issues.

Candidates experience working closely with Finance teams from a financial services background will be highly considered.
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