Programme Director - Digital Platforms - Financial Services

Job Title Programme Director - Digital Platforms - Financial Services
Sector Project & Programme Management
Location Leeds
Type Contract
Salary £850-£1000 UMBRELLA ONLY

Programme Director - Digital Platforms - Financial Services

Our Yorkshire based Financial Services client have an urgent require for an experienced Programme Director to deliver a new 3rd party platform and integrate with the client's digital front end to enable the client to sell a new suite of products in a new market.

Remote Working with circa 1-2 days per week required onsite in Yorkshire later in the contract as the programme requires

Up to £1000 per day (Umbrella only). 6 month initial contract, with extensions to follow (18-24 month programme)

This Programme Director will be responsible for the full end to end delivery and integration of a new 3rd party platform into the business. You will be responsible for running the RFI/RFP vendor selection phase, and once a new vendor is chosen, you will be responsible for owning the relationship with the supplier, ensuring their delivery of the new platform is in line with the client's needs, and also delivering the workstreams to integrate this new platform with a wide variety of existing systems and the client's digital front end offering.

This new platform will enable the client to offer and sell a new suite of products to their customers, which is not a market / product area that they have ever previously operated in.

Essential experience required:-

  • Strong previous experience of working at Programme Director level
  • Extensive Financial Services experience
  • Candidates must have a proven track record of delivering major platform implementations
  • Candidates must have strong previous experience of managing digital platform integration programmes
  • Candidates must have experience of undertaking supplier selection / RFI / RFP exercises
  • Candidates must be delivery focused and be comfortable driving and delivering a programme, rather than just overseeing it
  • Experience of working with and managing 3rd party IT suppliers as part of programme deliveries
  • A proactive, dynamic and 'can-do' approach to their work


Any candidates who are not able to clearly demonstrate all of the required experience above within their CV, will not be considered for this role.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV in the first instance. Suitable candidates will be contacted in due course. If you have not heard back within 7 days following CV submission, your application in this instance will have been unsuccessful.



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