Transformation Programme Manager - Banking

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Transformation Programme Manager


6 months+


The Programme Manager actively oversees the execution phase delivery across the designated Transformation project - Regional Simplification. This project cuts across Continental Europe & Universal Banking countries, ensuring that there is clear focus on delivering the bank's High Priority Programme, project targets and significant changes. The role is accountable to the Programme Director for the Transformation, ensuring accurate and insightful inputs to the Regional Europe CIO.

The role holder will be accountable for the end to end delivery of the Regional Simplification project across a set of designated countries.

The Programme Managers plan, mobilise and deliver from execution phase inception to closure. They act as a role model, demonstrating active leadership and communication. Programme Managers are responsible for deploying the Global Transformation Programme Management framework and other Business Transformation Frameworks (BTF) within their programme and instilling good programme disciplines. The role holder has end to end responsibility for all aspects of the project, defining and planning the project, managing mobilisation, controlling execution and managing implementation, change and benefits realisation. They work closely with the IT Programme Director & PMO Lead, to ensure alignment of their project with the wider Transformation Programme.


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to find optimal solutions to complex problems through innovation and careful application of strategic design principles.
  • Ability to bring analytical rigour to clarify poorly-defined problems or poorly articulated solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Ability to develop cohesive working relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills - applicable through multiple channels (written, spoken, workshops, presentations)
  • Excellent understanding of Transformation Delivery frameworks, methodologies and best practice techniques.
  • Strong understanding of banking and understanding of how Transformation drives benefits
  • Strong knowledge of the external environment - regulatory, political, competitors etc.
  • Understanding of the delivery organisations within a typical Bank- global mind-set, understanding of delivery partners etc.

Please forward CVs in the first instance to Leigh Sproston

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