Business Project Lead

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Fiona Lu
Specialisation: Banking
Reference: 207227_1605141807

The Opportunity:

Our client, a market leading Australian bank and have a fantastic opportunity within their Finance Transformation Team.

The ideal candidate will have minimum five years' experience with proven experience as a Business Project Lead specifically within business transformation in banks and/or BIG 4 consulting firm and experienced in executing and managing finance transformation deliverables.

What's expected of you:

  • Lead key streams under the finance transformation GL migration program.
  • Work force planning
  • Provide leadership and embed agreed ideas through execution of projects
  • Portfolio management and optimisation to time budget, scope and quality.
  • Deliver strategies to uplift the pace of execution of deliverables, reduce the costs, reduces rework through influence of the end to end value chain involved in project delivery.

About you:

  • Demonstrated experience in running large programs of work across financial institutions
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic problem solving and input into driving a strategic organisation agenda
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging, influencing and negotiating with stakeholders of all levels, to spearhead timely and effective decision making
  • Relevant Project Management qualification and/or Tertiary education with a relevant degree qualification in Business/Commerce, Accounting, Finance or related field required
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking skills to define aspirational maturity horizons, as well as a hands-on approach to creating and delivering practical solutions
  • Exceptional understanding of Finance technology and business systems (strategically and operationally)
  • Understanding of the Group's project methodologies, tools and frameworks specifically Agile project delivery.
  • Experience working and driving change in large scale enterprise with many different stakeholders
  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with strong project management, governance, change management, communication and presentation skills
  • Past consulting experience would be a major advantage

Please apply by the link below or email Fiona Lu directly on email Fiona.lu@porterallen.com.au or call on 02 8267 2492 for a confidential discussion