Financial Directions. Financial recruitment for Ireland

Title: Senior Change Manager

Job Details:

Description: Portfolio Lead

Our Client an International Financial services organisation has asked us to source a portfolio lead for them in Dublin. This role will report directly to the Head of the Internal Change/Transformation team where you will be expected to operate at a strategic level, working in partnership with executives and senior managers taking accountability and ownership for a complex change portfolio within a relevant business function. Taking key accountability, you'll over-see the end-to-end delivery of all programmes in the allocated portfolio, which will be delivered through your leadership of a large talented team.

In this role you'll take accountability for:
The delivery of financial and non-financial benefits delivered in a portfolio of business, technical or regulatory programmes
Making sure the divisional change programme is understood from a strategic, risk, and change perspective
Engaging with stakeholders and collaborating with technology to ensure successful delivery, and to mobilise and direct complex change programmes
Developing a team throughout the programme lifecycle
Driving senior level discussions to balance budget, benefits delivery and optimising improvement opportunities, as well as managing programme costs within the portfolio
You'll manage risk, keeping within a well defined appetite, and will keep procedural compliance at the forefront of your thinking.
What you'll bring
To succeed in this role, it's essential you can show:
A successful track record of leading and delivering complex change with tangible business results
An ability to structure and prioritise complex change portfolios
Strong commercial awareness
Proven end-to-end leadership skills, helping a team to meet successful business outcomes
It would be desirable to have a good understanding of the financial services industry, paired with proven knowledge of the systems, procedures and regulations surrounding this.
You'll have proven experience of leading large matrix teams, and ensuring high standards of delivery across all team members through performance management, engagement and capability initiatives. Additionally, you'll be an acknowledged change expert, and an experienced practitioner in the design, delivery and leadership of complex (technical or business) change programmes. You'll have the ability to influence effectively at executive and senior manager level across Ulster Bank and the wider business, and will be experienced in shaping and delivering change, balancing the Stakeholder, Financial and Political dimensions expected in a role operating at this level.
Finally, It would also be an advantage to have a project management qualification (such as PRINCE), and experience of operating at a change leadership level.

The Package.
On offer is a competitive salary plus a 31% individually tailorable cash and benefit funding programme and company bonus scheme
If you are interested in this role please submit your cv to us in full confidence to Kate McShane

Requirements: Must have min of 2 years exp


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George McCormack

01 672 5245


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