One of the world's largest financial service organizations
The chance to take up a leadership role in Transformation
About Our Client
Financial Services - Riyadh, KSA
One of the world's largest financial service organisations.
Transformation Director - Financial Services - Riyadh, KSA
-Drive the transformation delivery to realise agreed business objectives.
-Advise business sponsors and executive stakeholders on delivery options, trade-offs and benefits.
-Design organisational release plan and key business capability milestones.
-Mitigate program delivery risks.
-Inspire diverse delivery teams and lead by example, building a culture of openness and learning.
-Ensure that program requirements across the organisation are managed end-to-end to an agreed standard.
-Work hand-in-hand with business, technology and enabling services leaders to plan and deliver the transformation. Play a central role in work stream planning and vendor selection.
-Establish core delivery practices and standards to be followed by work streams. Note that it is expected that a combination of agile and waterfall delivery methods will be relevant for different work streams.
-Own the creation and management of the consolidated transformation delivery road-map.
-Lead the transformation office/PMO.
-Lead communication and reporting for the program.
-Proactively manage risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies to minimise impact to the baseline plan.
-Govern change control.
-Consolidate program finances and budget reporting.
-Manage upwards within organisation advising, influencing and reporting to executives, sponsors and Chief Digital Officer.
-Manage work stream leads/project managers through a matrix reporting line, to deliver to the agreed standards and schedule. -
-Manage career and performance of transformation office/PMO direct reports (if such are assigned).
-Establish program delivery risk controls and ensure compliance to these.
- Performs other responsibilities and tasks as directed by the Chief Digital Officer in order to meet organisational objectives.
The Successful Applicant
-Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent a combination of education and experience in lieu of degree
-PMP Certification preferred
-Scaled or Lean Agile Certification preferred
-Change Management Certification preferred
-Minimum of five (5) years' managing teams and individual professionals in the mortgage industry or a financial services environment
-Minimum of twelve (12) years' experience performing project management duties in the mortgage industry or a financial services environment
-Minimum of five (5) five years' program/project manager experience across different types of high - risk, high-value projects
-Preferably Saudi National OR must have extensive GCC Transformation experience.
-Preferably coming from a Consulting background.
What's on Offer
-The chance to take up a leadership role in Transformation
-A competitive package and benefits