Transformation Lead at Synechron, London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Jul 09, 2024
6 Months or more Information Technology Insurance

Contract Description

Synechron are looking for an experienced Transformation Lead to join a global financial institution to successfully execute a large scale Transformation Strategy. Reporting to the Global Head of Transformation & Agile, the Transformation Lead will lead the scoping and delivery of the Transformation programmes working with strategic partners and senior management in this high profile role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support leadership in managing and leading change through deployment of programmes, providing inputs into strategic change planning
  • Obtain buy-ins from and influence stakeholders for all key programme plans, commitments, changes including OKRs, budget, schedule, scope, risk mitigation and contingency plans
  • Monitor and report on progress to stakeholders, oversee the tracking of risks/issues/dependencies
  • Assess the impact on the benefit realisation for the programme and take action to minimise impact
  • Review performance against Transformation objectives and take remedial actions where required
  • Ensure all agreed costs, quality and delivery commitments to stakeholders by priority market teams are met
  • Evaluate delivery quality of the Transformation team using methods such as KPIs and surveys
  • Support the Office of the CIO by providing frameworks, stakeholder slide packs and other materials

Job requirements

  • A good understanding/experience of Financial Services with knowledge of the Finance and Financial Risk domains
  • Experience in a previous Transformation programme
  • Experience as senior technologist with a proven track record of on time delivery and effective management of a large, complex programmes
  • Ability to provide technical and conceptual thought leadership, successfully navigate areas of ambiguity and stakeholder disagreement to achieve required outcomes
  • Track record of DevOps and Agile adoption and optimisation in a complex, global environment
  • Effective program management and stakeholder management skills
  • Financial acumen with a strong understanding of budgeting and forecasting.
  • Vendor management expertise
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills across all communities, with experience of successfully influencing senior stakeholders, negotiating effectively, and winning over audiences with compelling and persuasive presentations
  • Ability to lead and innovate in a global setting across a fragmented estate
  • Dynamic with an ability to drive culture change and engagement
  • Strong passion for technology and understanding how things work

Synechron's Diversity Statement

Synechron are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative Same Difference' is committed to fostering an inclusive culture - promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We offer flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programmes to support our global workforce. Empowerment and collaboration are at the core of how we operate.