Programme Manager at 11:FS, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, GB
  • Jan 16, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Job DescriptionWe see ourselves as the challenger team dedicated to helping banks and FS players transform themselves and the industry we love. For us this means rethinking what it takes to operate in financial services top to bottom to help our partners build and launch next generation digital propositions around the globe. To do this we need an amazing team so we have pulled together the best in financial services and beyond. Our people have co-founded and grown challenger banks like Monzo, Starling, and Tandem, led the technology platforms at Nutmeg, Betfair and beyond and transformed banks like Lloyds, Halifax, Barclays, QNB and Natwest. Amazingly we 've taken zero funding and we 're proud that during our growth we 've stayed true to what we believe by growing the old-fashioned way - earning a profit and reinvesting that back into the business. Requirements
  • Establish vision, programme methodology, tools, processes and governance framework and work to continually optimise and improve them.
  • Drive project delivery and set a sustainable operating and delivery rhythm.
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team establish and maintain an open, collaborative and positive culture within the project organisation.
  • Balance objectives and redeploy people and resources as priorities change
  • Be accountable for understanding, managing and communicating between complex stakeholder groups, undertaking regular reporting against key metrics and balancing priorities.
  • Manage dependencies of varying complexity across workstreams and external parties / programmes.
  • Remove blockers and pro-actively manage risks, commercials, budgets and people
  • Be the initial escalation point for the programme and must have an awareness of the bigger picture
  • Support the exec by overseeing the delivery of their vision for the programme
  • Support and coach delivery managers
  • Serve as an ambassador for 11:FS and its capabilities with clients Key skills and experience:
  • A deep understanding and hands-on knowledge of relevant technology concepts
  • An understanding of how to build new propositions from scratch, using modern architecture and delivery principles
  • A deep routed skillset that understands how to deal effectively with clients in all situations, when to escalate and when to trust your instincts
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships
  • Ability to work as part of a team - working together to solve problems
  • Proven, effective time management, prioritisation and organisational skills that ensure deadlines are met