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Senior Management Consultant / Programme Management - IT Consultancy Services

Programme Management

Location : London and customer site
Contract : Permanent
Contact : resourcing@xceedgroup.com

Posted : 17 May 2017
Ref : XCREQ-2647

Job Description

Due to continued growth of Xceed Group is currently looking for a Senior Management Consultant to work onsite with its financial services customers mainly in London area. It is essential to have proven experience in delivering complex, multi-team, high profile programmes and be a strong leader in Agile and lean approaches to delivery. As a Senior Management Consultant you must have a proven track record of delivering various business and technology related programmes of work including some of the following areas: IT Development, Digital, DevOps, Infrastructure, Cloud, Datacentre, Service Virtualisation, Service Management/ITSM, Business change, Transformations, Consolidation and Separations etc.

Responsibilities

  • You will manage programme risk including the development of contingency plans and implementing appropriate governance. You must also be able to show examples of demonstrating continuous improvement on IT change whilst performing a delivery role
  • Must be flexible to travel to customer site mainly in London but also other UK locations if and when required
  • The Senior Management Consultant must have experience of taking responsibility for overall progress, use of large teams and multi-Million £ budgets within a consultancy environment

Key Competencies

  • Extensive Programme/project management experience within a large corporate financial services environment
  • You must have experience of working within a consultancy based business and be flexible to work on customer sites
  • Proven track record of delivering large scale projects/programmes of work within the financial services sector. Including IT Infrastructure, Digital, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Service Virtualisation, Service Management/ITSM, Business Change, Transformation, Consolidation, Integration and Separation
  • Strong communication, engagement and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong leadership and man management skills
  • Multi-million £ budgetary control
  • Proven ability to manage direct, Matrix and third party resources
  • Prince 2 certified, Agile Practitioner or Scrum Master preferred
  • Ability to identify, manage and mitigate programme risks/issues and team/project conflict

Technology enabled business change

As trusted advisors, Xceed Group has been helping its clients successfully shape and implement technology enabled business since 2003. Experts in making change happen across major banking platform implementations and infrastructure transformations, Xceed has helped implement some of the largest Financial Services IT modernisation programmes.

Experienced practitioners can lead entire programmes or provide support in specific areas including shaping an IT vision and roadmap, managing a transformation and programme recovery. To ensure the best possible outcome is achieved, we combine this experience with unique IP, toolsets and frameworks to deliver change in the most effective way. By embedding our approach and sharing our knowledge, we leave a legacy to provide clients with the capabilities to transform their business.

Xceed Group has offices in London, New York, Edinburgh and Dublin and work with businesses across the globe within the Financial Services and Government sectors.