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Manager - Professional Services, Risk - build a new team

  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 05/10/2016
  • Job reference: J324928A

Manager - Professional Services, Risk - build a new team

Canary Wharf, London

£70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus + Comprehensive benefits (Please see below)

A global organisation supplying business and financial information, financial markets knowledge and technology solutions seeks to recruit a manager for the professional services function of their risk division.

The risk business is one of the company's fastest growing business areas, focusing on delivering significant expertise and services regarding the ever-changing regulatory environment to clients within industries undergoing regulatory change, including the financial services, legal, accounting, insurance, and energy sectors.

The company has over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries and a reputation for promoting a strong work-life balance for its employees. Within this, the risk business has over 1250 employees in major locations across 15 countries.

The Role

They are seeking to recruit a manager to join a consultant delivery team of 28 EMEA-based resources who deliver a regional portfolio of projects to deliver GRC software to organisations. The professional services manager will lead a team of 9-10 of these resources, providing line management support and project oversight and governance. The professional services manager's portfolio will consist of anything between 1-5 clients, with project duration a minimum of 6-9 months. They will engage with clients, interact with numerous strategic partners and work closely with senior stakeholders in this management role. The professional services manager will also work closely with sales and other cross functional teams geographically to support business development activities in expanding the region. They will manage the P&L for their assigned portfolio.

The key focus of this role will be in enhancing the strength and ability of the team through the development of their skills.

The professional services manager will have:

  • 10 years' overall experience in professional services/consultancy
  • About 5 years' experience in managing teams
  • Ideally, experience in software or IT services delivery
  • A strong background and domain knowledge in risk, ideally GRC
  • Strong project management skills and consultative approach

The Opportunity and Benefits

This role offers the opportunity for a professional services manager to work in a growing division within the risk industry, which is experiencing a lot of growth. They will be working with market-leading technology and will have the opportunity to make a real impact through building the strength of their team.

The company believes in rewarding talent and hard work and as such, offers an impressive benefits package including private medical care, a dental plan, eye care, employer contribution to pension, share scheme, life assurance, long-term sickness benefit, long service awards, trading annual leave, employee assistance scheme, season ticket loan and more.

Please send your CV through for immediate consideration.

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