Delivery Programme Manager - Financial Planning

Jenrick Commercial
East Sussex
16 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Delivery Programme Manager – Financial Planning
- £700 - £900 per day
- 6 month contract starting ASAP
- Role based in Brighton

We are looking for an experienced end to end Delivery Programme Manager who has extensive experience with end to end delivery in Group Finance/Financial Planning and this MUST be within the Financial Services industry.

You will be the delivery lead working on the organisations biggest programme workstream with multiple sub workstreams and Project Managers who you will manage.

The emphasis is on delivery; change management, RAID logs, status reporting, financial reporting, financial planning, budget management.

Looking at Group Finance – Modelling Platforms, Data Solutions, Reporting Solutions and also how to bring in and improve Governance.

The programme manager will be responsible for the following within the UK Life workstream:

- Working with the other UK Life project managers, SME leads and UK Life workstream sponsors:

- Perform a general oversight/consolidation role across the UK Life workstream as a whole, to enable a single unified view of progress across all of the UK Life sub workstreams to ensure that execution is being undertaken in a controlled and efficient manner
- Act as the single point of Project Management contact for the UK Life workstream, by having a clear understanding of the overall plan and what the associated risks and issues are
- Act as the principal Project Management face off to the sponsors of the UK Life workstream
- Act as the principal Project Management face off to the IFRS 17 Programme Director who is responsible for overseeing delivery of the IFRS 17 Programme as a whole

- The project manager will also be responsible for managing delivery of the following sub workstreams within UK Life:

- End to End delivery of the Actuarial Sub Workstream
- End to End delivery of the Data Sub Workstream

- From a governance perspective, the following activities will be required to enable successful delivery:

- Feed into and take steer from the IFRS17 Programme that is responsible for setting the programme wide direction and setting the programme wide requirements
- Feed into and take steer from the UK Life workstream, that is responsible for delivering the scope of UK Life, balancing requirements against those set by the IFRS17 Programme
- Ownership of Workstream and Sub Workstream RAID logs and associated plans

Required Experience

- Overseeing and successfully delivering programmes consisting of multiple workstreams
- Evidence of applying project discipline (e.g. Risk Management, Cost Management, Planning, etc) and being a key enabler for driving delivery on complex projects
- Strong understanding of technology and process in the actuarial and accounting areas
- Exposure to insurance products, and the end-to-end process that supports such businesses
- Senior stakeholder management skills, including up to the level below The Board
- Strong communication skills, including clear direction setting backed by clear decision making
- Exposure to IFRS4 and IFRS17

Desirable Experience

- In depth understanding of technical accounting, including financial reporting and general accounting operations (e.g. payment, cost allocations)
- In depth understanding of IFRS17


- Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
- Qualified accountant (desirable)
- Project Management Qualification (desirable)

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