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Senior Managing Consultant / Programme Management - IT Infrastructure Strategy - Consultancy Services

Programme Management - IT Infrastructure Strategy

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

Posted : 17 May 2017
Ref : XCREQ-2707

Job Description

Due to continued growth Xceed Group is currently looking for a Senior Managing Consulting/Programme Manager to help in driving forward its Infrastructure Services/Solutions Strategy.

Our Senior Managing Consultants are responsible for enhancing Xceed's Infrastructure capabilities. You will join an established practice of consultants and be responsible for owning, driving and delivering Xceed's proposition.
As experienced Senior Managing Consultant/Programme Manager you must have a proven track record of delivering various business and technology related complex and challenging programmes of work including Service Management, Business Process Optimisation, Digitisation, Infrastructure Consolidation, Application Rationalisation, Cloud Transition, Business Strategy and Change.

This position will be based from London but you must be flexible to work on different customer sites across the UK when required.

Responsibilities

  • Owning, driving and delivering Xceed's proposition
  • Enhancing Xceed's Infrastructure capabilities

Key Competencies

  • Extensive Programme management delivery experience within a large corporate financial services environment
  • Ideally you will have experience of working within a consultancy
  • Must be flexible to work on various UK customer locations full time
  • Proven track record of delivering large scale programmes of work for the Retail Banking sector. Including Business change, Transformation, Integrations and Separations. Also Business Process Optimisation, Digitisation, Infrastructure Consolidation, Application Rationalisation, Cloud Transition, Business Strategy and Service Management
  • A strong strategic and business mind-set
  • Make decisions in the day to day management of the IT Infrastructure and delivery of projects and be accountable for these decisions
  • 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 ITIL certified
  • Ability to identify, manage and mitigate project risks/issues and team/project conflict

Company Overview

Xceed Group is a global IT professional services consultancy operating with a range of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients within various markets from Financial Services, Telco, Media and Energy. Through the experience and expertise of its high calibre personnel, Xceed offers the right level of support or the right solution to ensure clients meet their required goals. Xceed Group is especially experienced in implementing and delivering change, Business Transformations and Migration programmes, whether the change is driven by merger, acquisition, divestment or a need to drive out efficiencies and improve services.