As the Delivery Director, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a portfolio of financial services client projects and resources within a growing and fast-paced environment. This position serves an essential liaison role between clients and senior management, product management teams including product and UI design, and engineering teams. In partnership with your Project Managers, you will manage and oversee all aspects of client delivery programs through the full software development lifecycle of the software implementation.
Given the nature of this role, Domestic and some international travel will be required.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible and accountable for the assigned project's strategy, the scope of work, schedule, budget, risk mitigation plan, and any activity tied to the commercial success of the project
  • In close collaboration with the functional leaders, manage and allocate the resources
  • Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among projects
  • Have oversight of the purpose and status of all projects in the portfolio and use this oversight and skills to support project-level activities to ensure the overall program goals are met
  • Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skills, experience, and professional development needs of all indirect reports. Take this input to address experience and skill gaps with functional leaders
  • Instill a sense of accountability among team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned area of responsibility
  • Develop effective stakeholder management strategies and execution plans to ensure all vital business relationships are secured
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals on time and on budget.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, and presentations to the Project Sponsor and the Executive team
Required Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years program management experience
  • Proven knowledge and experience in development methodologies and managing large programs of work
  • Proven ability to manage a portfolio of work across multiple products and platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams, and managing processes
  • Takes accountability for all project management aspects and works effectively and closely with the delivery managers
  • Skillful use of interpersonal skills and influence to accomplish work without formal authority and to ensure optimal team performance
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration with executive level stakeholders
  • Sound judgment, problem-solving, and collaboration in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to problems

Education

  • BS / MS Degree or diploma in Computer science, Business or equivalent
  • Formal Program Management training or certification would be advantageous
Benefits

  • Opportunity to work with clients and colleagues on a global scale
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Extensive training programs, classroom and online
  • Opportunity to work on a cutting-edge FinTech and RegTech Product, using the latest of tools and technologies
  • Defined training and role tracking to allow you to see and assess your own career development and progress
  • Competitive company benefits, such as flexible working hours, work from home policy, and much more