ERM Transformation Project Manager

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank
  • 19 Sep 17

The Risk division has a fundamental responsibility to protect the Bank.

ERM Transformation Project Manager

Deutsche Bank

As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we're driving change and innovation in the industry - championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. So if you're talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you're exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organisation.


The Risk division has a fundamental responsibility to protect the Bank. With group-wide responsibility for the management and control of credit, market, operational and reputational risks, we have a unique vantage point which allows us a holistic view of our businesses and our clients. Nearly 4,000 employees work together to achieve our ambition to be an industry-leading risk management organisation.

In an increasingly complex environment, risk management is fast-becoming the most sought after place to build a career within the banking world. Risk at Deutsche Bank is relied upon to help shape the strategy of the organisation and the wider industry agenda.

Key responsibilities:

  • Building and tracking against programme plan in line with risk and bank-wide standards
  • Lead the development and delivery of complex, high profile change programme; ensuring objectives and are well defined, with clear deliverables linked to programme outcomes and benefits, are effectively tracked against milestones and are driven to success
  • Delivering robust project management in line with standards and controls set out bythe central Risk Transformation Office
  • Engaging workstream leads to track progress and manage internal and regulatory reporting
  • Managing stakeholders at all levels up to the Risk ExCo deploying a blend of credibility and assuredness with the deftness of touch needed to deal with sensitive issues and, at times, politically complex environments
  • Monitoring programme dependencies, risks and issues, intervening and/or escalating where appropriate
  • Ensuring visibility of issues to ensure they don't become risks and effect delivery of the programme to time, quality and cost
  • Working with other Risk and Infrastructure functions to ensure that significant interfaces and dependencies are managed and that opportunities for collaboration are understood and acted upon
  • Supporting the Head of Change with programme leadership and business change
  • Supporting the Head of ERM, leadership team and Chief Operating Officer with strategic decision making, conflict resolution and prioritisation of demands across ERM's functions
  • Supporting Head of Change in delivering necessary support to workstream leads in solution development, planning workshop delivery and change management to ensure changes are received appropriately

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to work across several time zones managing a virtual team, mainly from experts within the Bank
  • Broad understanding of risk management, preferably at Deutsche Bank; where significant depth is required in an area it should be pulled from (Subject Management Experts) SMEs
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to analyse business issues, causes and consequences, and develop strategies and solutions that drive lasting change.
  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of the Bank's process, risk and control taxonomies and methodology
  • Wide-ranging high level understanding of risk, with broad knowledge across risk types and business activities
  • The ability to successfully navigate a complex organisation, build strong relationships and work collaboratively with teams across the Bank
  • Demonstrated experience in Programme and Project Management of (cross divisional/multiple geographies) projects
  • Strong analytical skills you can deploy in finding solutions to problems and identifying, then delivering on, opportunities
  • Excellent partnering and stakeholder management skills.
  • The ability to successfully navigate a complex organisation, build strong relationships and work collaboratively with teams across the Bank
  • A diligent and proactive approach to running a project management office

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital/civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter.

Please note that for the duration of this assignment you will be working as an external resource engaged by Resource Solutions based on site at Deutsche Bank.