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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

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.