Head of IT Strategic Programmes
A unique and very exciting opportunity for a Head of IT Strategic Programmes to join a company undergoing a huge digital transformation.
You will drive and implement the IT elements of the strategy and transformation programmes and projects whilst providing a seamless link to IT to ensure consistency and transparency.
Working closely with the IT Director, Head of Digital and Strategy and Test team, this is a pivotal role in the leadership team.
What you'll be doing:
- Head of IT Strategic Programmes supports the Digital and Strategy & Transformation divisions.
- Responsible for the delivery of all IT elements of the Digital and Transformation strategy, programmes and projects.
- Drive IT departmental initiatives through the IT Exec.
- Manage the IT Test team and ensure the test function delivers across IT, Transformation and Digital.
- Continual enhancement of Ways of Working across IT, Transformation and Digital.
- Prioritisation and pipeline planning management of all IT resources for the Strategy and Transformation programmes and projects.
- Manage the Technical Architecture Board and Change Advisory Board processes and lead the technical transition planning.
- Responsible for managing relationships with third party delivery partners, focusing on performance management against agreed SLA's and KPI's and being the escalation point for any delivery partner issues.
- Budget management for all IT elements for Strategy and Transformation programmes and projects.
What you can bring:
- FTSE250 background
- Vast digital transformation experience
- Programme and Project Management
- Matrix Management; BAs, PMs, Architects, Developer and Testers
- Resource planning and management, ensuring appropriate resources are secured for the required activity
- Manage the Technical Architecture Board and Change Advisory Board process and lead the technical adherence and DPO policies
- Experience in managing multiple 3rd party relationships
- Flair for leadership and a natural motivator
- Car allowance
- Large bonus
- Staff discounts
- Very people focused culture
This is a brand new opportunity to join a company who are on a very exciting digital journey.