Programme Director - Financial Strategy

  • Location
    Reigate, Surrey
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Programme Director - Future Financial Strategy

We a seeking a Programme director with finance strategy experience within the area on Surrey to work mostly from home with office presence 1 day a week.

Assignment length 11-12 Months
Pay rate £650 per day UMBRELLA
Start date - ASAP

Will be expected to design, develop, implement and ensure delivery of the client's programme, which is a strategic priority. It will require the development of plans and strategies for all elements of a fundamentally different approach for future budget setting and management.

To Provide a professional expertise and direct responsibility, linked to Executive Directors and Members for this critical programme while providing strong leadership and management to staff who are supporting its delivery.

To provide specialist expertise in order to deliver a complex programme of work. Experience of leading similar programmes successfully, in particular leading complex financial and organisation wide change, knowledge of relevant government policies, strategies and legislation and an understanding of the financial challenges faced by the Public Sector and in particular Local Government is essential.

A phased approach will be taken to the programme and it is anticipated this will likely consist of four stages. It is expected the post holder will finalise these when in post:

Phase 1 - (Initiation & Engagement)

  • Programme setup and planning (inc. resources)

  • Discovery / gathering info on existing initiatives and opportunity areas

  • Wide engagement to generate interest and commitment in the concept

  • Stimulate the identification of ideas from across a wide range of colleagues and partners (using different approaches, techniques, inputs, reaching out to others)

Phase 2 - (Development & Design)

  • Refining and developing opportunities into a clear set of proposals

  • Leading and supporting the production and evaluation of outline business cases (e.g. size of the prize)

  • Ensure the governance approach is clear & robust (inc. gateway process)

Phase 3 - (Test, Finalise and Signoff)

  • Further development and exploring the agreed themes, crafting them into viable propositions

  • Full business case development

  • Stress test proposals to ensure realistic and achievable

  • Obtain signoff for proposals to move into delivery

Phase 4 - (Delivery)

  • Ensure resources and structure in place for delivery

  • Oversee delivery planning and reporting progress

  • Ensure benefits realisation is tracked and managed effectively

consultant: Sarah Gillan Telephone: 07849 629289

The application process is subject to the successful completion of background and reference checking. Adecco Group is an equal opportunities employer If you do not hear from one of our consultants within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Sarah Gillan