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Engineering Delivery Director (Financial Services) London, UK

Engineering Delivery Director (Financial Services) Description

Job #: 62712
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique ‘Engineering DNA,’ EPAM’s globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people’s lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 45 countries across five continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.

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Do you want to join a team of globally renowned and award-wining Designers and Technologists, who are passionate about what they do and how they do it? Do you want to play a key role building strong business / technology relationships, taking a ‘hands on’ approach to define a culture of continuous improvement, while being accountable for the overall project delivery, client satisfaction and the management of expectations?

The primary responsibility of the position is managing the delivery of multiple complex end to end digital transformation projects across various clients.

Responsibilities

  • Hands-on technology practitioner who is able to suggest innovative solutions to business problems/processes that leverage technology to provide marketing differentiation, efficiency improvements, and better user experiences
  • Create, present and advocate solution architectures and approaches with deep technical details; as well as conduct solution architecture review/audit, calculate and present ROI
  • Hands-on delivery management experience covering the full project initiation and life cycle: lead management, qualification for the bid/financing, drive solutioning and staffing, client management, delivery and execution governance. Accountable for delivery from financial, sourcing, development and business perspectives & ability to stay “in the detail” with team’s work
  • Run multiple delivery streams and clients, to ensure governance at top management level and conduct governance project meetings and identify successful and unsuccessful project factors and gaps
  • Lead implementation of the solutions from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
  • Work closely with multi-disciplined teams of product owners, architects, engineers and quality assurance to drive estimates, delivery plans and retrospectives. Identify and manage engagement risks and flag major issues early
  • Hands-on management of delivery stream along with management & growth of a team of Technology Delivery Managers - providing coaching, mentoring and development support to drive up delivery capability across the department
  • Ensure consistent weekly planning / reporting cycle including clear reporting of progress towards vision & goals, deliverables & features, issues, risk & resource allocation across the engagement
  • Oversee delivery from financial, sourcing, development and business perspectives
  • Manage customer expectations and relationship. Manage high-level client relationships, looking for opportunities to up/ cross-sell products and services through relationship management

Requirements

  • Experience in financial services with strong grasp of the banking and financial services eco system (preferably knowledge of either full asset class f2b flow, market/credit risk, wealth management, asset management, or global finance system for investment bank)
  • Ability to apply a mix of business knowledge and delivery practices to projects to achieve the best results
  • Knowledge and ability to assess and propose a variety of methodology, process and technology on accounts
  • Proven experience working in consulting or outsourcing account/delivery management
  • Requires the ability to establish solid working relationships with clients, plus the ability to work effectively as a virtual member of a dynamic, dispersed team and to meet deadlines
  • Strong DM who can bring people together (internal/external stakeholders) and foster a sense of team
  • Strong experience working with distributed teams on client side
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and planning skills are necessary, experience with working with nearshore teams preferable
  • Expected to have exceptional organization, leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, MBA or equivalent business experience preferred
  • Self-motivated, multitasking, reliable to deliver on time, a quick-thinker, be able to work in a fast-paced work environment

We offer

  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

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