Deputy Head of Finance Transformation

Recruiter
Allen Lane Limited
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Deputy Head of Finance Transformation - Grade 6

Department for International Trade

2 Year fixed-term contract -GBP59,453 - GBP69,418 per annum + GBP1000 accountancy allowance

The Role

The Deputy Head of Finance Transformation will be responsible for directing all 3 workstreams, clearly defining the proposed deliverables and helping the workstream leads to deliver to scope, quality, timeline and cost. Initiatives will include building capability, re-engineering processes and implementing new systems.

Key accountabilities:

  • Agreeing priorities.
  • Gather lessons learned from similar programmes.
  • Develop and maintain a resourced programme plan.
  • Assist the programme manager to drive, monitor and manage programme delivery, ensuring projects are aligned and key milestones are met.
  • Provide leadership to workstream leads, clearly defining expectations for outcomes.
  • Develop and oversee the programmes communications and engagement strategy.
  • Engage with key stakeholders to seek feedback, pre-empt potential challenges and seek buy in.
  • Manage risk, assumptions, issues and dependency logs, developing mitigations and escalating in a timely manner.
  • Provide programme reporting/briefings to all DIT colleagues in the UK and overseas.
  • Help ensure effective budget and resource management where required.
  • Ensure that the changes are embedded through ongoing communications and engagement.
  • Line management of 3 x G7 workstream leads???

Required Experience???

Essential:

  • Relevant professional qualification in project/programme management e.g. APM, Prince 2, CMI - or equivalent experience
  • Managing business or process change using the appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Developing and leading communications strategies.
  • Engaging and influencing colleagues to accept and support change.
  • Embedding change and realising benefits across a complex working environment.
  • Team and project leadership experience with a track record of being recongised as an excellent leader

For more information on this position and other positions with DIT we are recruiting, please visit our dedicated microsite - or get in touch with Tim Salmon - /