IT Programme Delivery Director

£90,000 | London | Permanent


Posted 20 days ago


I am working exclusively with an iconic clients who is changing the world of payments. They are undergoing a once in a lifetime opportunity to overhaul their UK Payments system to the next generation, to meet and support and shape payment trends in the coming decades.

This role is crucial as it not only sets precedent for future technologies and payments but needs to be complaint with the ever changing regulatory landscape. As the Technology Delivery Lead, you will be will be accountable for all technology delivery across a specific Transition state of the RT renewal programme. You will act and deputise for the Technical Delivery Director with a passion and drive to step into their shoes. It is a people management role, ensuring the technology delivery team are motivated, aligned and engaged to deliver the area's needs. You will be accountable for planning and delivering across all technology work-streams within your specific transition state, putting into place goals and objectives that aligns with the wider business. You are an advocate for successfully creating a high performing team and deliverables.

You will ensure effective and optimal management of resources, budget, risks and issues across tech teams. This includes ensuring that Value for Money (VfM) is being considered. Overall, responsibility for the definition of the delivery methodology and lifecycle, constantly reviewing and improving throughout the duration of the programme, understanding which best practise to utilise to achieve the best and most effective results.

There is an emphasis on assurance and governance, which can often be overlooked. Ability to proactively anticipate issues, scope changes, potential implementation risks, and oversees development and testing of comprehensive contingency plans. You will take ownership of all communication, ensuring that the delivery of the technology is open and transparent to the wider programme through demos and other platforms.

There is little hand holding in this role, you must be able to hit the ground running, work with ambiguity and limited information to shape and achieve buy-in. As well as forming strong relationships with stakeholders, vendors and delivery partners you must also be able to challenge and offer solutions.

It is essential to have an extensive background in IT delivery programmes, in a highly regulated and Scaled Agile environment as well as managing budgets of £30million. A very exciting a mammoth of a role, so get in touch for further details.

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