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The Role Responsibilities Primary responsibility for bank-wide Technology & Innovation Portfolio Management;
Portfolio Manage all IT Projects, Programmes, Journeys (Lean Project Management Investments) and Agile Deliveries
Manage the investment initiation cycle, ensuring that decisions on project initiation are made with accurate information and useful analytics
Proactively drive project initiation from the IT roadmap
Provide the executives of the bank with useful, accurate and timely views and analysis of the planned and current T&I investments through the T&I QPR (Quarterly Performance Review)
Central point of contact for portfolio control and governance for the top T&I investment projects
Transform our organisation's change capability, evolving from traditional waterfall practices toward the adoption of agile change methodology and agile techniques
Run the T&I contribution to the Enterprise Project Management Office, proactively monitoring all critical aspects of the main IT projects to enable the stakeholders, including the senior management team, to have a consistent and transparent and accurate view of their status and their probable trajectory
Manage a small team that has helped regional Portfolio Review Committees (PRCs) to filter the vast range of Regulatory Projects that originate in countries across the group
Provide quality analytics on IT investments to the stakeholders and senior executives
Guide all IT Investments to produce quality project status and forecasts
Focus on "what" we invest in to support strategy and scorecard objectives
Focus on "how" in terms of applying best practice methodologies and discipline to all investments regardless of path chosen (Classic, Agile or Lean)
People and Talent
Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations from the team
Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development; make sure that the team members are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles, ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks
Employ, engage and retain high quality people
Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports and provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives
Act as a mentor for staff in different stages of their careers either through formal Mentor Programmes or ad hoc requests
Drive IT investment management approaches that recognize, categorise and mitigate risk as needed
Process owner for IT Portfolio Management Process (Part of the Risk Management Framework)
Act quickly and decisively when any risk and control weakness becomes apparent and ensure they are addressed within an appropriate timeframe and, if necessary, escalated through the relevant committees
Balance business performance delivery and cost management with risk and control matters to ensure that it does not materially threaten the Group, remaining within risk appetite
Work in collaboration with risk and control teams
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Embed Here for good and Group's brand and values in the team
Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
Responsible for building a culture of good conduct
Support the goal to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
Heads of Businesses and Functions
Business COOs & Teams
CFO of T&I
T&I Management Team
Members of GPRC
System owner for Clarity, JIRA and Confluence - this ownership comes with continuous administration responsibilities related to Cyber Risks and ensuring the products are fit for purpose and always available (System refresh, user matrix etc)
Journey Lead T&I QPR - convene and run this forum that is chaired by the Group CIO
Member of ALL T&I QPR funded Programmes (Programme Steering Committee's)
New Ways of Working Design Council & Steering Committee
Lead some specific initiatives such as JIRA Cloud and other ad hoc change programmes that benefit T&I
Input into TNFRC (Regulatory Projects).
Our Ideal Candidate
Exp : 10+ years
Strong exposure into Project, programme and Portfolio management
Mandatory Skills: Agile, Investment methods and frameworks, Technology funding options and estimating, Data Management, Resource Management, etc.
Technical expertise into JIRA cloud and Confluence
Excellent organisation and leadership skills with ability to manage multiple deadlines and effectively prioritise
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.