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Provide insight and operational guidance to the Finance and HR team and manage the operations within the team
Contribute to administration and governance strategies for the broader team
Contribute to continuing improvement processes across the team
Provide technical expertise in evaluating requirements, analysing data and contributing to technical design documents
Liaise closely with the architecture, development, testing and analysis functions to implement optimal solutions
Work closely with the business and project teams to manage deliverable's, tracking progress and updating relevant stakeholders
Manage outsourcing of deliverable's to third parties, including on-going communications, holding regular project meetings and charting progress
This role may be suitable for people with the following current job titles: Technology Delivery Manager, IT Applications Manager, IT Development Manager, Application Manager, Product Owner (Technology), Application Delivery Manager.
Although the base location of the role is in Southampton you will initially be working remotely, however longer term the expectation is to be in the office 2/3 days per week.
The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide (as at October 2019). Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments – Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won't just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You'll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.
About the role
Some of the key responsibilities of this role are:
Technology Product Delivery
Leads, delivers and maintains a defined portfolio of technology products and services to enable a subset of a business or function's strategic goals and deliver well designed, operationally resilient technology solutions.
Owns product delivery (via appropriate methodologies) across Run and Change for assigned technology products.
Manages the lifecycle of products from inception, analysis, design, development, and testing through to delivery and maintenance.
Technology Supplier Management
Maintains oversight and ownership of IT Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including supplier onboarding, performance and exit.
Develops and maintains a sustainable plan for Technology Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including performance, spend and status.
Ensures a single view of Technology Supplier risks for the technology solution and drives a prioritised risk mitigation process.
Leadership and People Management
Provides clear directions to team members about business priorities and performance expectations.
Deploys teams in an effective way, balancing delivery of goals with skill development.
Encourages collaboration, teamwork and open communication within the team and across the function.
Further key responsibilities can be found in the attached role profile.
The successful applicant will have the following:
Robust technology delivery experience
Proven track record managing a technical team
Proven track record within a Project Management environment, including co-ordination and planning of actions and resources
Good knowledge of Finance and HR business functions and associated technology solutions
Exposure to SaaS vendor products such as Workday
Experience of Financial Services environments and systems preferable (but not essential)
Ability to compile technical documentation, including requirements, specification documentation and testing
Strong analytical skills able to recommend and implement best operational practices
Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and third-party supplies
No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.
Core Benefits (Perm)
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.
At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.