Program Manager

A UK-based Payments Consultancy are looking to extend their reach into Australia and have won a program of work for a major Australian Bank. They are looking for an experienced Program Manager to lead this Program of work. 

Major responsibilities:

  • Act as Leader for Australia-based consulting team
  • Lead and deliver customer projects and regional strategic initiatives meeting set timelines within budget
  • Identify opportunities and promote the product usage by client;
  • Have a solution-led consultative approach to implementation and delivery
  • Mine new use cases for product and to ensure a successful implementation of the same
  • Build a Trust-based Relationship with client and gain client confidence to drive home key decisions of the programme \
  • Facilitate an agile delivery model, monitor and report on progress
  • Motivate and shape team behavior to maximize productivity and throughput
  • Establish continuous learning and improvement mechanisms in the team
  • Understand strategic themes and other key business drivers in order to drive regional growth
Required Experience:
  • 10-15 years’ of relevant experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ experience in management of complex initiatives in banking domain
  • Agile experience is required  
Desired Experience:            
  • Have worked in Large Transformation programmes (especially Channel Transformation or Core Modernization)
  • Preferred working experience with consultancy firms
  • Have had experience in solutioning and have anticipated and solved most of the programme issues
  • Technology agnostic, with relevant experience on application development (Java & J2EE / .Net)
  • Experience in application servers, middleware, EAI, API, Cloud technologies
  • Experience in SOA (technical & governance)
  • Practical experience in banking software (banking applications and data architectures)

Additional information
  • Consultancy / Banking
  • Contract
  • Start early March