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March 19, 2014

Management Consultant – Capital Markets / Investment Banking Change Consultant

Our client is looking for Senior Manager/Director level management consultants with a track record of successful delivery of new client programmes

Role Overview
Our client is looking for Senior Manager/Director level management consultants with a track record of successful delivery of new client programmes or of programme remediation, across business change, service transformation and technology within Capital Markets (e.g. Risk and Regulatory change, Investment Banking Operations change etc)
 
Successful candidates will have the ability to manage, remediate and lead programmes and their inter-dependencies. The Programme Manager is responsible for overall delivery assurance, coherence and integrity of the programme by development and maintainance of a programme environment capable of supporting each phase of delivery.
 
Main Responsibilities
  • Building trusted relationships with a client’s key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Implementing programme governance, running the design authority and providing QA. 
  • Planning, leading and delivering large-scale transformational programmes
  • Planning and managing budget and costs of the programme; monitoring expenditures and costs
  • Ensuring efficient allocation of resources and skills 
  • Ensuring that the delivery of new products/services from the projects is of high quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with programme plan
  • Building, managing and motivating teams
  • Market Leadership – Domain expertise in Financial Services. Experience in publishing thought leadership articles addressing key issues facing the industry 
  • Demonstrable recent track record of consulting business development success in a Banking client context including RFIs and RFPs
Experience
  • Management consulting experience within Big 4 or recognized consulting firm
  • Successful delivery of large scale programmes in the Capital Markets and Investment Banking world
  • Presenting to board level and dealing with challenging stakeholders
  • Evidence of delivery and remediation of large scale programmes, including managing changing expectations 
  • Working effectively with third party suppliers by building good relationships and controlling them to deliver and take ownership of their issues
  • Programme and team turnaround
  • Exceptional leadership and communications skills
  • Experience of Service Delivery, Application Management, Application Delivery, Business Change
  • Ability to create project teams within a management consulting model
Additional Requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of formal project methodologies, control techniques, programme planning
  • A proven track record of large scale budget and resource allocation responsibility
  • Gravitas and credibility at a senior level within a bank
  • Strong influencing skills; ability to work with senior stakeholders effectively and considerately
Next steps
 
Contact Rob Calhoun at Hipparchus Financial: http://www.hipparchus.co.uk/contact/
 

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