Business Readiness Manager

Posted 14 November 2023
Salary £50000 - £70000 per annum + Hybrid
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
Discipline Banking Operations
Contact NamePaul Butterfill

Job description

Business Readiness Manager

Kennedy Pearce are partnering with an industry leading financial services firm who seek a Business Readiness Manager on an initial six month contract within the project team to deliver a re-platforming project

The successful candidate must be a proven communicator with external and internal stakeholders at financial institutions and operated in project type roles previously.

You must have project implementation skills, have a proven understanding of Legal/KYC onboarding documentation with previous experience overseeing similar onboarding projects of members/partners highly desirable

Duties and responsibilities

  • Working with various stakeholders, including existing member participants and internal colleagues, to ensure business readiness to support the IT changes being delivered, including legal and info security
    • Create a communications strategy and stakeholder engagement plan and issue timely communications to all stakeholders
    • Work with Legal teams (internal and external) to create, approve and execute the necessary documentation relating to different phases of the project
    • Manage the migration of existing participants onto the new platform.
    • Create training material for use by existing and new participants.
    • Manage and undertake the training for existing participants
    • Create operational processes and ensure that operational changes are implemented into business-as-usual activity to support the IT changes

Essential Skills and competencies

  • Previous experience in Projects, Business Readiness activities and communication skills is essential
  • Extensive experience working with internal and external stakeholders required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.