Bank Portfolio Consultant

  • Competitive
  • Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ING
  • 21 Oct 17 2017-10-21

Bank Portfolio Consultant

Bank Portfolio Consultant
Full time contract, Brussels

Your role & work environment

You will work following the New Way of Working (AGILE) which is driven by autonomy and easiest alignment.

This way of working will bring you :

  • empowerment and accountability on your delivery
  • added value to our customers as you will deliver faster and in a more efficient way.
  • good and rapid vision on what you deliver within your squad/team .
  • a lot of development opportunities, sharing with close colleagues with different expertise.

Your key responsibilities
As a Bank Portfolio Consultant, you will have impact on the fundamental transformation ING is facing by being involved in:

  • Strategic portfolio management and benefit management :
    Aimed at supporting the Executive Committee and tribes/programs leads in creating, managing and delivering a change roadmap that is consistent with the strategic objectives and maximizes the return on investment by optimized capital allocation within the budget framework.
  • Owning and managing key change processes (e.g. Gated Process, QBRs, Obeya):
    Deploying bank-wide guidelines, orchestrating communication and supporting execution of the key change processes thereby accelerating delivery of change, while ensuring sufficient mitigation of risks
  • Reporting and Monitoring:
  1. Analysing bank-wide delivery performance through reporting on progress and confidence level /predictability of the change execution incl. milestones, KPIs, OKRs
  2. Reporting on financials (actuals, forecast, tracking business cases) together with finance teams
  3. Performance metrics for squads and tribes based on agile delivery to improve outcome of sprints
  • Ensure tooling supporting the Agile way of working is in place and used appropriately :
    Support training and on-boarding of squads, ensure data quality checks to enable tribes deliver (as per promise) and maintain master data and tool schema (tribe and squad structure; Themes and Epics)
  • Supporting the Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR) process :
    Facilitating the agile process based on 90 day cycles and Obeya rooms (as applicable); ensure data based strategic, tactical and/or operational decision making on change takes place, including monitoring of key milestones, identification of key actions and facilitating impediment resolution by having an independent advisory role.



We look for
A colleague with a talent for taking it on and making it happen, enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and a knack for always being a step ahead. In other words, you strive to bring fresh ideas to life and embrace challenges in a fast changing and complex environment. You are a naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems.
As a Bank Change Portfolio Consultant, you will also need:
  • Strong & relevant experience as Change/ Program Manager of minimum 8 years
  • Being capable to take decisions at tactical and/or strategic level and therefore build a trusted
    relationship with senior management level
  • Strong analytical skills with an understanding of how to link strategy to concrete plans
  • Being able to analyse & extract relevant and precise information from complex and/or large
    quantities of information
  • Stakeholder management experience on senior management level
  • To take ownership on mission, actions and show a high level of autonomy: you are a role model
  • Being a team player : we expect from you that you have a valuable contribution to the collective goals both regarding the concrete deliverables and the teamwork on itself.
  • First experience in an AGILE environment
  • Strong knowledge of Governance in a change environment
  • Fluent in English and knowledge of Dutch and/or French

  • Master degree level

We offer you
A clear purpose, a unique offer and a range of flexible compensation and other benefits:
  • Personal growth & challenging work with endless opportunities to realise your ambitions
  • An informal, dynamic environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavours
  • A progressive and agile way of working, where new ideas are valued ahead of convention
Furthermore, within the [department name] department, you can count on a range of opportunities to invest in your personal and professional growth by:
  • Having the possibility to participate in course and training
  • Having the opportunity to evolve in a cross border environment
  • Being involved in an unprecedented transformation
  • Getting to know Agile in depth

We redefine banking. What about you?
There has never been a more interesting time to work at ING. We're on a journey that's centred around our customers, powered by technology and driven by smart, determined people. Our customers feel our people are empowering them to stay a step ahead in life and in business. We're proud of that!