Transformation Governance Manager

London, United Kingdom
£70000 per annum
02 Feb 2023
04 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
the wider business as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • To build & implement best-practice governance & controls that minimises bureaucracy and waste.
  • Provide early warning and decision-making support to stakeholders using insightful reporting / data analytics.
  • Coach and mentor, the transformation team and with key business stakeholders to support the delivery of benefits to standards and ensure appropriate capability exists to deliver projects and run the function.
  • Help teams deliver business critical projects and services against strategic objectives.
  • Be the governance ambassador to ensure that this is embedded in project & service delivery.
  • Support continual improvement and ways to improve quality whilst reducing time & cost.
  • Own the controls that identify resource challenges across the portfolio ensuring there is change resource consisting of internal and external resources incl. third party suppliers to deliver within acceptable risk profile.
  • Responsible for the standards, frameworks, and controls to ensure optimisation and efficient and effective service delivery in line with industry recognised approaches.
  • Responsible for operational & delivery risk and issue management, change control, planning and dependency management, financial control and benefit management/realisation.
  • Responsible for the smooth-running of governance to ensure proper visibility and control of the performance and progress for key stakeholder.
  • Responsible for assurance and engagement with Internal Audit to be both proactive and reactive to lessons learned to drive a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for the change framework covering both the standards project & programmes must be delivered within and appropriate stage-gating of the projects and programmes within the portfolio to ensure appropriate levels of control and information capture are operating across the portfolio.
  • Deliver exceptional communication with peers, stakeholders, and the wider business to ensure engagement, support and delivery of outcomes.
  • Manage the supplier groups to ensure they operate within governance frameworks.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Financial Services experience would be beneficial
  • PMO experience
  • An appropriate qualification - APMP, PRINCE2, P3O, Managing Successful Programmes, Management of Portfolios, Management of Risk, Agile or PMI qualification
  • Experience of operating in a challenging organisational environment balancing differing priorities and demands by using investment metrics, complexities, and risk profiles.
  • Experience of implementing governance structures across programmes and operational areas.
  • Experience of influencing business professionals, with a focus on the benefits of governance controls and respective artefacts.
  • Experience of delivering in a regulatory environment and the respective controls expected.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and flex style appropriately to achieve the right outcomes.
  • Ability to work confidently, think strategically and drive execution, at all levels throughout the business.
  • Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills at all levels.
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