Technology Delivery Manager

Prudential UK & Europe
Reading, UK
19 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At M&GPrudential our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

What you can expect from us:

We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Technology Delivery Managers to join our Transformation and Innovation Team within Customer Savings and Investments in Reading. The Customer Savings & Investments business (CS&I) have entered into a new partnership with a third party provider that will radically transform the provision of IT services to the CS&I business and customers with the vast majority of resources being owned and managed by the third party. There is a massive digital enablement ambition as part of the CS&I transformation putting self-service capabilities in the hands of customers, advisors and trustees while providing the latest toolset to the operations when they deal with the customers. We require a Technology Delivery Manager who will be responsible for managing the individual projects in the transformation, mainly the digital roadmap and policy administration systems migration to BaNCS, working in partnership with customer office and customer journey managers in CS&I and the wider business, assuring delivery of the third party activities with appropriate quality within budget.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leads the projects outlined in the CS&I transformation roadmap
  • Ensures that these projects have a clear and firm plan for successful delivery on time and within budget with the right quality
  • Provides significant input into business case development for new initiatives within CS&I which has a digital dimension

You will have:
  • Well rounded and expert technology delivery with a good understanding of various aspects of delivery like infrastructure, software engineering, technology, integration, testing, release & deployment to applying "solutioning mindset" and taking decisions through these variables.
  • Good understanding of a Life and Pension business to act as a bridge between what the business want and technology that can be delivered through third party
  • A strong level of project management skills
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • A strong and developing understanding of agile management techniques and DevOps methodology
  • Knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislatory framework
  • Good networks/links with external bodies and individuals in the same field
  • Experience of managing complex and large scale programmes either in digital space or in legacy migration
  • Experience of managing third party technology delivery partner in onshore and offshore model
  • Track record of delivery
  • Leadership experience of large and diverse teams
  • Evidence of effective stakeholder management to senior Exec levels as well as supplier management.

Recruiter: Emma Pryde

Closing Date: 30th September 2019

At M&GPrudential Diversity and Inclusion is a strategic objective. We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationally, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles.

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