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Director of Application Delivery

Job Reference: JSRS15771

Salary: £100000 - £110000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 25-09-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Staines, Surrey

Director of Application Delivery

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Director of Application Delivery to join our leading financial services based client based in the Staines area. This role will require a candidate with a background in delivering application projects, particularly around Salesforce. A hands-on background would be advantageous but it is imperative that the successful individual understands the end-to-end process of Salesforce application projects .

The ideal candidate for this role will have strong team leadership skills and be able to liaise with all levels of the business. You will be monitoring teams of both permanent and contract staff as well as keeping an eye on budgetary and regulatory control.

Role Responsibilities:

* Ownership for the delivery in year objectives aligned to required performance standards
* Influence, shape and execute solutions to realise objectives
* Effectively uses all resources to ensure optimisation of delivery
* Delivers positive engagement with stakeholders
* Identify PI/CI opportunities both embracing and encouraging change
* Manage risks, including identification, mitigation and controls within department/ span of control
* Drive and support a compliant and customer centric culture
* Builds on capability and talent opportunities for all staff
* Drives delivery through the engagement of people and cross functional teams
* Engages employees by demonstrating company values and behaviors and ensuring key business messages are cascaded where relevant
* To embed and live the company values in everything you do
* Adhere to Information Security policy
* Develops and maintains application strategy
* Takes a leadership role in all application implementation, enhancement, and integration projects.
* Develops and maintains expertise in primary application software platforms (Salesforce, etc.)
* Works with department managers to determine needs for improvements or new application functionality.
* Manage teams of Application Project Managers and Business Analysts, both internal and external, to ensure that software development projects are planned and executed appropriately, on-time, and within budget.

Skills required:

* People leadership experience
* FCA and regulatory knowledge
* Ability to prioritise own workload, plan and follow through to completion
* Change management ability
* Ability to influence and negotiate
* Use own initiative/decision making
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Director of Application Delivery

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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