Director, Programme Management

Role purpose The role will have overall responsibility for the programme design and execution, definition of key business benefits and project IT workstreams within existing and new M&A deals. The stream project managers will have a reporting line into this individual, the programme team is expected to span all areas of the IT organisation with significant dependencies on other supporting functions (Finance, HR, Procurement, Real-Estate, Legal and Compliance). Effective running of the Programme SteerCo and communications to IT and external business stakeholders. Responsible for keeping the IT elements of the programme on budget as well as realising all key business benefits. Reports to IMO Technology Integration Portfolio Director Responsibilities Partner with business and IT Leadership in defining, prioritizing and achieving strategic objectives and defining short- and long-term objectives for projects / platforms under management Identify all impacted stakeholders and establish communication channels and progress metrics that should be tracked Regularly communicate status of program to all impacted stakeholders Help develop and manage program charter and business case Clearly define program objectives, lead the development of the implementation plan, and oversee the execution of that plan on time and within budget Determine staffing and financial requirements and form project teams; utilize financial and / or human resources to support longer-term projects Supervise multiple project managers, and serve as the subject matter expert on all projects under responsibility Provide the business management team with constructive feedback as it pertains to project or overall program performance Apply knowledge of technical trends and vendor practices in program / project management to ensure successful delivery of the program Ensure compliance of application development activities with audit and information risk policies Act as an interface with internal and external audit groups Ensure process capability, control and improvement by developing and implementing relevant quality assurance procedures Analyze project risks, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to business and IT Leadership team Develop processes and tools that encourage continuous performance improvements Analyze potential outside applications of in-house technologies, identifying those that have high potential for patents and commercialization Manage workload of Project Managers proactively identifying and resolving issues that would present a risk to on-time implementation of the program / project Knowledge & Behaviours Previous experience of transformational IT organisation design programmes, a variety of vendor engagement models and internal site buildout requirements (real estate, talent acquisition, learning and development programme etc). The ability to navigate a complex organisation and work with senior stakeholders effectively. Comfortable in a fast paced environment and able to steer a clear path through ambiguity to deliver clarity of execution. Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups Knowledge of sourcing methodologies and operating models Experience in working with Outside Service Providers Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong interpersonal / relationship management skills Experience Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions required Knowledge of delivering Separation programmes a strong advantage Experience of M&A within an IT context, particularly for Separation required Personal skills & capabilities Career Management External Resource Management IT Leadership Project Team Leadership At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do. Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity. LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject. If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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