Head of Strategic Programme Delivery

Located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, Hampshire, Moneybarn is part of the Provident Financial Group, a FTSE 250 Company. Due to our continued growth, we now have an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Strategic Programme Delivery.  You will join us at a pivotal time, as we build our delivery plans to enhance our status as the largest UK lender in the non-prime market.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you will have the drive and commercial acumen to lead a team of over 20 Business Change and I.T professionals in the delivery of a portfolio of strategic change programmes. Your leadership, experience and background will be key to developing the strategic planning skills of your team at Moneybarn as well as building communities to share best practice within the wider Provident Financial Group.

Your mission will be to deliver a multi-year change agenda, aligned to the Moneybarn culture and growth trajectory. Your professional background and fantastic influencing and negotiating skills will allow you to confidently work with a team of executive directors.  You will thrive on getting stuck in and working collaboratively with a values driven team. You will be comfortable working with the ambiguity that can arise in a fast growing business, but instinctively know when the time is right to challenge the status quo. Above all, you are passionate about delivering change and excited by the chance to make an impact in a growing business.

If you will thrive in an environment that encourages collaboration and a ‘can do’ attitude, delivering the strategic plan of a welcoming market leader, this could be just the role for you.

What you will be expected to do in the role
  • Drive the delivery of a portfolio of strategic change programmes, co-ordinating and planning internal and external teams in the delivery of high-quality products within committed timeframes
  • Work with the Moneybarn executive team to understand investment priorities and benefits and design and deliver to them
  • Drive the improvement of core business processes, delivering programmes to optimise and innovate these processes with market leading technology as part of the business change agenda, whilst meeting the appetite for risk, service performance and cost management
  • Establish metrics and key performance indicators to help drive success project delivery
  • Mentor and manage the Project Delivery & Business Change team, providing strategic and tactical guidance in delivering successful programmes
What we are looking for from you
  • The successful applicant will have significant Portfolio management experience, particularly around delivered complex change management programmes with significant technology and organisational elements. This can be with a consultancy or in-house blue-chip organisation
  • They will have exceptional stakeholder management experience, working with senior executives to understand their priorities and coordinated the programme portfolio to deliver successful outcomes across the different business functions in a customer driven market
  • They will have experience of working collegiately across different teams, leveraging skills and resources to deliver the best possible outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering large programmes or business transformation, acting as Programme Director or Head of Change
  • Demonstrable experience of Business Transformation, Programme Management including benefits realization and Commercial Off the Shelf Package implementation
  • Experience of Systems Development, Quality Assurance, Business and Systems Analysis and Design would be useful
  • Experience managing teams of 20 + staff
  • Experience in managing investment budgets of £10M +

Desirable

  • Consultancy experience
  • Experience of working within Financial Services or other heavily regulated environment
  • Advanced Professional qualifications (MBA etc.)
  • Experience of working within a FTSE100 or large blue-chip company
Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marked Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes

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  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here.