• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 18 Feb 19

CSUK Strategy & Change: Lending Project Manager # 123779

We Offer
An opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to work for a globally respected financial services institution, working within an established high-performing change team that is dedicated to supporting a key revenue generating part of the bank, on a series of business critical / c-suite sponsored projects.

The Senior Project will be expected to lead the definition and delivery of business transformation and IT enabled change projects within the Credit Suisse's UK Wealth Management and Private Banking business, primarily focusing upon the Lending & Credit Risk business line. This can include projects aimed at:
  • Ensuring the business remains compliant with its regulatory commitments
  • Expanding or refining the products and services offered to its clients
  • Increasing the productivity and efficiency of the bank's operating model
  • Enhancing the risk control model

The Senior Manager role will include:
  • Helping stakeholders from across the business to refine and shape potential new projects
  • Defining the high-level resource (business and IT) requirements, execution plan and governance structures required to deliver projects
  • Being accountable and responsible for the delivery of the assigned project portfolio and ensuring they are delivered in-line with the agreed scope, benefits, cost and timetables
  • Co-ordinating the engagement and input of the working group workshops and meetings, and collaboration with the IT delivery teams (operating in an Agile environment)
  • Production of high quality materials for use in Steering Committees, Senior Management (Board or ExCO) forums, working groups and general status updates
  • Building strong, sustainable partnerships with stakeholders through the business including senior management and parts of the wider (non UK) Credit Suisse Group
  • Working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Directing other project team members (on larger projects) and also acting in a dual Project Manager / Business Analyst capacity for smaller projects
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement culture within the Strategy and Change function
  • Leveraging any previous knowledge and experience to support the business on high priority business-as-usual activities

This varied and challenging role will sit at the heart of Strategy and Change function, and offers a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and committed professional looking to further build on their change management experience.

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.

You Offer
Experience & Qualifications - External

Essential:
  • Delivering projects from the point of inception to post-implementation review
  • Demonstrable track record of working independently / with minimal day-to-day supervision
  • Managing both IT enabled projects and pure business change projects
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and priorities workload and deliverables
  • Ability to identify delivery risk and dependencies, and adjust project delivery accordingly
  • Working within a Wealth Management and/or Private Banking institutional
  • Familiarity with Private Banking Lending products including Mortgages and Lombard Loans
  • Able to thrive and deliver in both structured and unstructured environments
  • Willingness to support, but also challenge project stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and comfortable understanding and documenting low level of detail
  • Comfortable working at an accelerated pace, and capable of assessing delivery risk and operating within an acceptable level of uncertainty
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and written skills
  • Strong presentational skills

Desirable:
  • Detailed understanding of the current regulatory landscape relevant to UK Wealth Managers
  • Previous experience defining and delivering Target Operating Models
  • Previous experience acting as a Product Owner in an Agile delivery structure
  • Familiarity with Temenos T24 core banking platform