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Leader of Programme Management - Lending

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH114405

Leader of Programme Management

Lending - Mortgages - Financial Services

£100,000 - £110,000 + competitive Package

London / Remote / Berkshire

Programme director, head of function, change, leadership, mortgages, specialist lending, hands on delivery, team management, API, process improvement, leadership

Our specialist lending client are going through growth throughout 2021 as they look to become the market leader in the specialist lending space. As part of this their change & technology capability is undergoing improvement to ensure it's agile enough to operate within the sector as it further transforms.

The Head of Change requires a senior change leader to operate as a second in command & run the Programme Management Function. The role is a strategic position working closely with the head of change to build & implement business strategy through delivery within the organisation. The work will involve; product upgrades, digitalisation, process improvement & improving their delivery framework.

The role will require the leader to be hands on in delivery at points however lead from a management perspective with direct line management of 10+ staff.

This is a senior position with the business looking for an experienced change leader who is both strategic, has run functions whilst managing a complex stakeholder community. The role will suit a candidate that can operate at C-Suite level & wants to make a difference in a smaller / medium sized organisation.

The role will involve:

  • Management of a team of 10+ in the PM community
  • Working strategically with the Head of Change to drive & deliver business strategy
  • Be hands on in the delivery of key projects
  • Manage a tough stakeholder community through the changes lifecycle
  • Proactively work with FinTech's & external partners to deliver new products & services
  • Act as the face of change internally within the organisation
  • Deliver business & IT change programmes
  • Recruitment of a larger team

The business are looking for the following experience from the candidate:

  • Managing change functions
    • Acting as head of change within smaller organisations
  • Involvement with business strategy & delivering a new TOM to the organisation
  • Leading functions whilst still being hands on in delivery when required
  • Lending / mortgages experience ideally
  • Team builds
  • Business & technology change leadership roles
  • Leadership & development of a project delivery team

This role will act as a direct number 2 for a strong Head of Change within the Industry. It will be the job of the placeholder to work with them on designing & delivering business strategy whilst lading a team of programme / project managers. In this small / medium sized organisation the placeholder will be working directly with the C-Suite.

The business have offices in central London, Berkshire & are open candidates working remotely on a semi-permanent basis

Programme director, head of function, change, leadership, mortgages, specialist lending, hands on delivery, team management, API, process improvement, leadership