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Programme Manager - Finance Transformation

Southampton, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 10, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
What the Hiring Manager says

The successful candidate will be supporting this newly established small team within Finance, focused on delivering Finance change initiatives across the function, including central Finance, Capital, Treasury and Tax. The team has developed a portfolio of work which needs to be delivered, the successful candidate will play a key role in the delivery of these initiatives.

Head of Finance Change

About the Role

Level: 5

Department: Finance Transformation

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Contract Duration: 12 months

Our Programme Manager will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the Finance Transformation Programme. You will be working as a member of the Group Finance team, supporting the Group Finance Director, Finance Leaders, and their teams in developing and delivering the next phase of the Finance Function's strategy.

You will be working directly with Finance Leaders and the Group Finance Director to drive delivery and support the Finance teams in the planning, mobilisation, and delivery of initiatives for the Finance Transformation portfolio.

You will ensure plans are in place for all activity with budgetary requirement.

You will manage the allocation of programme resource to programme workstreams, coordinate demands on Finance SMEs across the portfolio, and wider business changes and manage recruitment of additional resource if required.

You will be ensuring appropriate tracking is in place across the Programme and underlying initiatives/workstreams, working with the Finance leads and the Head of Finance Change to escalate and resolve obstacles to successful delivery and achievement of transformation objectives.

You will be one of the key drivers for successful delivery and that achievement of outcomes are identified for the portfolio and that these are in place and operating effectively, e.g. appropriate resourcing, stakeholder engagement etc. You'll also ensure that the risks of these outcomes are clearly identified, mitigating plans put in place and tracked on an ongoing basis.

You will support interdependencies with other transformation initiatives, both within Finance and across other portfolios are clearly identified and proactively managed; similarly highlight any opportunities which could be applied more broadly.

You will be a role model for the behaviours that are critical to the effective delivery of Quilter's transformation objectives, including pro-activity, delivery and outcome-orientated, outward (rather than internal) focus, driving for simplicity / avoiding bureaucracy and teamwork.

You will be responsible for effective reporting of progress to the relevant Finance executives, Governance forums and, where applicable, into the Simplification Programme.

Identify opportunities where external support may be beneficial to Finance/Quilter to maximise transformation outcomes or mitigate risk.

You'll support the Head of Finance Change and Group Finance Director on other initiatives or activities that form part of the Change agenda, as needed. This may involve analysis, design, coordination of organisational activity or delivery.

About You

Applications from people with diverse backgrounds enables our inclusive organisation to thrive. If you feel you don't match our job description exactly, why not take a chance on yourself and apply? You could be exactly what this role needs.

Our ideal candidate will have significant knowledge of and demonstrable experience in enabling delivery in complex stakeholder environments. You'll have the ability to engage stakeholders, create relationships and create buy-in across all levels of the organisation.

You will have a strong background in Finance and business and/or project delivery.

You will be able to link strategy to organisational activity and have innovative, creative thinking, challenging assumptions to find novel solutions.

You'll be an open, clear communicator with a high level of emotional intelligence.

You will have robust understanding of Quilter's business, products, and processes.

Ideally, you will have domain expertise as relevant.

Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.

In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.

Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.

We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone's contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.

Core Benefits
  • Holiday: 26 days
  • Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
  • Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
  • Benefit Allowance: A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits.

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

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