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Senior Delivery Manager - Transaction Reporting
About the client -
An opportunity to join the UK's number 1 'investment supermarket' for private investors who are trusted with more than £100 billion by over 1.4 million clients. They are a secure, FTSE 100 company, based in the heart of Bristol now with over 1,700 people and a service to be proud of. A growing company with a small company spirit and a great ethos, who are steered by their core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything they do.
They are looking for Senior Delivery Managers that can join a collaborative team of individuals within their digital division who are broad skilled with the ability to work on complex, high-risk project or product and services. You will be required to have experience throughout the entire lifecycle.
The role of the Transaction Reporting Delivery Manager is to lead a programme of change to uplift HLs Transaction Reporting capability. The role will require managing the implementation of a revised operating model with optimised business processes and a revised control framework to monitor reporting.
Leading the delivery efforts of autonomous teams in achieving delivery goals and high performance
Influences and drives multiple teams to the delivery of the business' outcomes
Influence and manages the priorities at the team level
Lead and build the delivery plan for complex initiatives/ Products by working with relevant stakeholders.
Continuously assess the team's approach and work with the Agile Coach to adapt planning tools, Agile methods, and communication to ensure a successful and sustainable delivery
Help to drive and define what good looks like from delivery perspective.
Help define and drive the maturing of Delivery Assurance within the business.
Manage Products/Initiatives through all stages of the Delivery lifecycle
Be an advocate for transparency, pragmatism and using data to drive decisions
Proactively represent delivery to wider stakeholders advocate the delivery processes
Supports transparency and predictability across teams using appropriate tools and metrics consistently to describe to the business the progress being made against delivery
Share knowledge with other delivery Managers to reflect, learn and apply within their teams and mentor and coach direct reports and others to help them develop.
Mentors and coaches' direct reports and other in the team working closely with the communities of practise, to help them develop.
Advocate being outcome focused not output.
Manages the tracking of programme/project performance (finance/scope)
Leads efforts in being client focused
Good stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
Builds long term capability, through nurturing and promoting self-organisation, leading to an increased transparency and trust through autonomy, mastery and purpose.
Communally facilitate the centre of excellence for delivery
Defines best practice and advocate/influence adoption
Co-ordinate with Agile coach to promote Agile best practice and processes across teams
Encourage teams to improve through shared learning experiences and expanding their knowledge by being involved in community activities
Experience and Skills:
Previous experience within wealth management and ideally in a regulatory transaction reporting environment
Understanding of MIFID II transaction reporting regulation
Previous experience managing multiple teams, to deliver planned changes to the reporting flow
Strong experience in managing Technology Product Teams, Middle Office, Data and Compliance Functions to facilitate deliverable delivery
Strong Data Management experience
Experience of working on a cloud migration project, with working knowledge either Microsoft or AWS platform technologies
Able to understand technical deliveries and challenge at SME's at a high level
Experience of leading large scale E2E Data projects
Significant experience in managing and maintaining core product/ Initiatives
Working with throughput metrics and being able to provide proactive forecasting
Demonstrable expertise and experience in working within agile environments
Experience of delivery in a software engineering environment within a continuous integration/delivery (CICD) environment
Successfully run agile deliveries through a delivery lifecycle of varying size and complexity from start to finish
Knowledgeable about different agile methodologies, their relevant to specific situations and expected benefits.
Experience working closely with customers to understand, negotiate and adapt priority changes
Be responsible for thinking laterally and understand the impact of decisions to the wider environment
Be able to manage stakeholders, influence them to the correct result
Drive new ways of thinking within the business and tech teams
Advocate on behalf of the team and department with wider stakeholder groups.
Ensure alignment of the Team's work with wider business priorities.
Lead other delivery managers to achieving programme goals
Experience of product/initiative related problem solving within a complex business environment with time constraints.
Experience in working with platform, service, and product teams where dependencies are complicated
Abreast of software development processes
Proficient report writing and excel skills
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
What would make you stand out:
Banking and/or financial industry or similar regulated environment experience
Digital, CRM, or working in a regulated, data driven environment would be ideal
Extensive Delivery Management experience in an Agile/Lean environment