Strategic Business Change Manager - HSBCJP00038320

  • Job Reference: BBBH144558
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £400 to £440 Per Day
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job title - Strategic Business Change Manager - Global Wholesale Banking

Location - London, Canary Wharf/Remote

Rate - Up to £520 PAYE or Umbrella £667.

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 6 months

Our financial services client is currently seeking a Strategic Business Change Manager - Global Wholesale Banking join their team in the London office/remote working, this contract will initially be for 6 months, potentially moving to permanent. The Base Location for the role is London with flexible working options available

Functions include:

  • Help in shaping and executing on Wholesale's global strategic change agenda.
  • Play a prominent role in Portfolio planning & execution and be the go-to person for the Business for all activities around strategic change agenda definition and delivery
  • Be accountable for creating the Business Change Roadmap and to execute it working with the Business Leads & Global Transformation Portfolio Directors
  • Lead strategic change from initiation to execution and benefits realisation, provide the business with end-to-end change support
  • Collaborate with the Business on the need & nature of change to leverage opportunities and manage challenges
  • Work independently when required to identify opportunities, challenge conventional thinking, and then shape, prioritise, and drive the execution of their change needs with a focus on delivering the desired customer, colleague, operational and financial outcomes.
  • Ensure that any disruption from is minimised to enable the acceleration of the delivery of the business results.
  • Oversee the tracking of risks, issues, and dependencies, assess impact on the change strategy and take action to minimise impact
  • Monitor and report on the strategic change agenda and intervene when off track
  • Ensure all agreed costs, quality, and delivery commitments
  • Evaluate delivery quality of Transformation team using KPIs or surveys
  • Demonstrate financial acumen to develop a global business case, including investments, detailed benefits, and link to overall finances of the business.
  • Ensure key learnings are captured from each Programme and feed these back into Transformation to improve methodologies and share best practice
  • Act as a Line Manager to Transformation colleagues engaged in critical programmes (optional).

Essential Criteria

  • Transaction banking background.
  • Process Mapping.
  • Experience/background in Governance, risk, and compliance.

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

  • Experience of delivering end to end change in financial services
  • Experience for the delivery of highly complex and business critical change effort in accordance with existing industry best practices and methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels
  • Display a high level of drive and motivation to ensure successful delivery of complex business change initiatives
  • Outstanding understanding of The Banks Group structures values, behaviours, processes, and objectives
  • Strong intimate knowledge of Wholesale Banking business model - i.e., the customer proposition, the channels and operations, and the key financial performance drivers.
  • Good working knowledge of functional area in an operational or consulting capacity
  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • Strong knowledge of the external environment - regulatory, political, competitors etc.
  • Proven ability in working across multi-disciplinary and multi-culturally diverse work environments
  • Strong analytical background and proven ability in analytical rigor, including being able to contextualize data into business activities and conclusions
  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate, or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business
  • Outstanding relationship management and influencing skills - up to Board level
  • The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions
  • High level of drive and motivation to ensure successful delivery of complex transformational initiatives
  • Outstanding organisational and planning skills
  • Degree in related field or commensurate practical experience
  • Industry recognized technical certifications i.e., PMP, CBAP, Master Black Belt - Six Sigma (Optional), TOGAF (Optional).

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