Do you see yourself as a future leader? Are you the type of person that enjoys the pressure of leading a team? Are you the type of person that wants to be part of a team that will truly transform how the giants of the financial services industry operate? If so, then this may be the job for you.
Technology is embedded in everything we do. It crosses all industries and the future workplace will be very different to what it was just five years ago. You will be joining a team of over 1,700 practitioners across the UK whose job it is to intimately understand our clients business and deliver technology solutions tailored to their needs. Our breadth and depth of business and technical understanding enables us to be our clients’ trusted advisors and implementation partners.
As a member of the Delivery team you will work alongside other specialists to provide our clients with the support and expertise they need to successfully deliver their most complex technology and transformation programmes.
You will be exposed to an incredibly diverse landscape of projects and clients. From agile to traditional waterfall project delivery, from global banking clients to local and specialised fintechs. You do not need deep technical expertise. Instead, you need an understanding and passion for how technology can benefit our clients. As part of the team, you should be able to listen to the business needs and translate them into effective solutions. Specifically, you will be helping our clients to:
•Imagine and design digital, technology, and cloud transformation programmes, working with specialists from both the client and delivery teams to define the solutions which will meet the client’s needs as well as the delivery means needed to get them there.
•Deliver and implement digital, technology, and cloud transformation projects and programmes, providing the delivery expertise required to support the technology changes and make sure the business is ready to accept and run them
•Independently assure or support in the recovery of troubled projects and programmes.
Demand continues to increase rapidly for our services and you will be at the centre of helping organisations transform their business through their projects and programmes. This opportunity will provide you with the platform to challenge yourself, grow and develop into a rewarding career. Business Operations
Our Delivery team sits within the Business Operations service line. It will enable you to work with the latest technologies, as part of a team helping international organisations transform their core business capabilities. Whether you’re working with on-premise systems, Cloud technology, or custom-developed solutions (to name just a few), your expertise will help clients deliver continuous improvement and innovation, from initial design right through to implementation and optimization. Your role
As a Senior Consultant within the Delivery team, you will be:
•Working directly with Clients on exciting and innovative technology transformation programmes.
•Supporting and leading work to help clients understand the opportunities that technology presents to transform their businesses.
•Identifying and contributing to the development of proposals and propositions.
•Leading the delivery of packages of work either discretely or within a larger programme of work and managing small or medium sized teams.
•Lead on defining and delivering project or wider programme delivery reporting.
•Support the delivery methodology (whether agile or waterfall) of the programme by implementing the appropriate governance structures and controls, including defining reporting requirements.
•Build and maintain client relationships to support the sales process.
•Mentor and support less experienced members of the team.
We are looking for people who understand technology but equally understand the Financial Services industry, ranging from Insurance to Banking and Capital Markets. The successful candidate will typically need to hold 24 months experience in one or more of the following areas:
•Project or programme design or set up.
•Agile delivery or project management using Scrum, Lean, Kanban or similar.
•Operating within a Programme Management Office (PMO) on an IT delivery or transformation project or programme.
In addition, the successful candidate will also have strong communication, reporting and stakeholder management skills and be able to demonstrate proactive management of your career and professional development to-date. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
All candidates must have the right to live and work in the UK. A degree or equivalent work experience is required. Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
We are recruiting for a permanent full time role within our Deloitte London offices. Whilst a number of our clients are based in London, we do spend time on site with regional and international clients. We specify full mobility for our consulting roles but endeavor to be as accommodating as possible to your own personal needs.
This is a permanent opportunity. Although, our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we will try to accommodate. Your professional experience
•Experience delivering medium and large delivery projects and programmes.
•Proficient stakeholder management and communication skills with an ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders and a broad range of individuals and teams across various disciplines.
•Experience of both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies.
•Understanding of the procurement lifecycle, requirements gathering, evaluation techniques, negotiation skills;
•Experience in managing project risks, issues and project change control processes.
•Able to bridge the gap between business and IT in delivering cost effective and pragmatic solutions.
•Attention to detail and organisation skills with the ability to work independently and lead a team to deliver packages of work to short deadlines.
•Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to clarify ambiguous requirements and make sound judgement in situations with incomplete information.
•Recognised delivery certification(s) such as PMP, Prince2 Practitioner, MSP, Certified Agile, Certified Scrum Master, SAFe Agile or ITIL.
•Internal or external consultancy experience, or experience in the Financial Services industry. Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.
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