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Director, Agile Operating Model (LSEG-Microsoft Partnership)

London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description: Director, Agile Operating Model (LSEG-Microsoft Partnership) LSEG and Microsoft have entered an exciting strategic partnership for the development of next-generation data, analytics and cloud infrastructure solutions. Our customers' needs are evolving and so are financial markets. This partnership will transform the way customers discover, analyse and trade securities around the world. It will also advance our cloud strategy and build the improved resilience, efficiency and agility that our customers need. All of Microsoft's customers will also have access to our data and analytics capabilities through a single flexible infrastructure that is intuitive and responsive. The partnership will deliver against its ambitious objectives by adopting a Product-centric, Agile operating model in which we iteratively build solutions in close collaboration with our customers, and transparently connect team execution to our Product and strategic goals. The Agile Operating Model Director role will report directly into the Head of Product, Process and Organisation Transformation within the Data & Analytics Division of LSEG. The role will be responsible for defining the strategic operating model to support our Product-centric way of working, ensuring the right balance between consistency and flexibility, whilst building in mechanisms allowing it to evolve based on learning and continuous improvement. Main Responsibilities: • Create the Product and Agile blueprint and Partnership playbook covering new processes, roles & responsibilities, structures and cadences for how we develop our products end-to-end from ideation to in market • Own and continuously refine the playbook as we develop learnings via 'test & learn' approach • Define how the implementation and evolution of the operating model will be governed, and act as a lead in driving consistent adoption • Define how we will assess and measure maturity of the operating model across the Partnership • Ensuring that priority coaching, learning and supporting interventions are provided in order to progress maturity throughout the Partnership In this role, you will: • Influence people across the Partnership to help implement Product and Agile blueprint • Work closely with Microsoft to coalesce around an operating model that combines the best of both organisations • Help delivers new ways of working and enterprise agility across the Partnership, from the team level through to departmental level and beyond, to support us in end-to-end alignment across the organisation • Monitor effectiveness of the transformation journey and drive continuous improvement • Design outcomes and KPIs for the transformation programme and monitor them • Collaborate with scrum masters, agile coaches, Product and Technology leaders and senior leadership • Build relationships across the organisation and help drive and support the enterprise level drive for agility • Provide regular feedback regarding scope, roadblocks, concerns to your colleagues and key stakeholders Skills / experience required • Experience in a credible management consulting Firm - specifically agile, digital, product transformations • Excellent written and oral communication skill • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint & Excel • Ability to prioritise effectively and work with shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment • Emotional intelligence, level-headed diplomat, skilled listener and clear communicator • Patient, persistent, optimistic, self-motivated and determined; results driven and goal oriented • Critical thinking, problem solving and lateral thinking skills • Quick learner

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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