Technology Change Risk Consultant Technology Change Risk Consultant …

M&G plc.
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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M&G plc.
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Technology Change Risk Consultant
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

The Role:

As part of the de-merger we have created a new M&G Plc Technology Risk function, which includes a Technology Change Risk team, who are now recruiting for two Technology Change Risk Consultants to join the team. The role reports to the Head of Technology Change Risk, and is responsible for independent assessments of strategic projects and programmes across M&G Plc. Providing help and guidance to projects and programmes in managing risk, improving delivery confidence, having effective controls in place, and assurance that risks are being managed effectively and a successful delivery outcome for the project or programme is achieved.

Key Work Level Accountabilities:

Manager or Expert:
  • For people managers, accountable for managing and motivating others to ensure quality of delivery to customers and stakeholders
  • For technical specialists, accountable for delivering expert advice or service, using specialist knowledge and subject matter expertise
  • Applies judgement to deliver outcomes, evaluating a range of potential solutions, considering the impact for customers, cost and risk
  • Manages conflicts that may impact delivery
  • Challenges upwards given knowledge of delivery and awareness of complex systems and the broader picture
  • Identifies and anticipates need for changes to continuously improve quality and efficiency of output
  • Manages resources and risks using expert judgment, know-how and experience

Key Responsibilities for this Role:
  • Engaging proactively with assigned projects and programmes, providing oversight and guidance where required,
  • Managing and supporting engagement with other relevant risk groups for projects and programmes,
  • Conducting assurance reviews or deep dives,
  • Contributing to and supporting the establishment of good risk management practices in the new Change and IT functions across the businesses, and
  • Contributing to the establishment and growth of an industry best practice Technology Risk function

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Significant knowledge and experience of Technology and Change. Ideally you will have been working in Technology and/or Change and then moved into Risk, or can demonstrate significant expertise in Technology and Change through your experience in previous Risk roles.
  • Good communication skills, able to explain and report complex technical and change scenarios clearly and simply to non-technical audiences across all levels of the business,
  • Strong analytical, organisational, and relationship building skills, and confidence to challenge positively,
  • The ability to operate as part of a team, but also independently with minimal supervision

Work Level: Manager or Expert
Recruiter Name: Tom Hunt
Closing Date: 31/01/2022

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things
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