Program Director

Job Title: Program Director
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 195997_1561698635
Contact Name: Jack Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2019 15:10

Job Description

  • Lead the transformation and reshaping of the Advice businesses
  • Own 3-4 year delivery roadmap and program structure
  • Major Financial Services Organisation undergoing significant change
  • Bring significant Wealth and Advice delivery experience to a major program preparing the business to operate as a standalone unit
  • North Sydney Location - Initial 12 Month Contract and high likelihood of extension

About the company and the role

This is a market leading financial services organisation with an opportunity for an experienced Program Director with Wealth Experience. They have a strong focus on maximising value for customers and offer all the benefits associated with working at a top ASX listed company.

This program of work is a significant transformation and change to the Advice Business areas in anticipation of a separation of two entitities. Each business area is at a different stage of the reshaping and positioning process and you will be responsible for transformation, delivery structure, planning and the roadmap.

You must have experience at a Program Director level working in the Wealth area of Financial Services in Australia and bring a deep understanding of the industry.

What you will be doing

  • Building and Leading the delivery team
  • Providing strong leadership and creating a collaborating and trusting environment
  • Partnering with and influencing stakeholders (including Leadership teams) to deliver outcomes in line with the future direction of the business
  • Engage with business and technology to plan an integrated delivery roadmap
  • Driving and making key strategic decisions for the program
  • Proactively driving agile delivery principles and lean portfolio management practices

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional People leadership skills and a history of leading large distributed teams (50+)
  • Proven history of managing Programs with significant budget responsibility ($50m +)
  • Program Director experience in Wealth / Advice - NON-NEGOTIABLE
  • Proven history of meeting challenging timelines in areas involving significant regulatory and compliance change
  • Experience with various agile methodologies / lean portfolio management
  • Experience managing C Level and senior executive relationships

To enquire further about this role please contact Jack Richardson

Job #195997