Business Manager

Job type:
6 months +
Aston Carter
flag_no United Kingdom
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A major Financial Services company are looking for an experienced Business Manager to join their team.

Department Description

The GBS department is critical to the success of the company. We provide leading technology solutions for our clients and also for our internal processes; our Operations teams provide middle and Back Office functions and support our client facing business channels and investment platforms. A key element of the GBS department is the management of Risk and Cybersecurity.

Purpose of your role

You will provide support to the Head of Global Cybersecurity and the wider GBS Risk team, supporting them in the day to day running of the function, in particular in the timely and accurate preparation of reporting and presentations. Working as part of the wider Business Management team, you will ensure best practice is adopted to produce content of a high quality; and connect the cybersecurity and Risk team with the wider GBS department as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting and analytics - collate key data, prepare and produce high quality reporting, presentations and analytics as required by the department, for use at board and senior management sessions.
  • Financial Management - providing insight and support in the financial management of the department, working closely with partners in Business Finance and Business Management; providing transparency to costs and measuring the benefits of investments.
  • Marketing & Communications - Positioning the value and role of the department within the enterprise and ensuring effective communication of the department strategy to key stakeholders.
  • Workforce Management - support the team in determining the appropriate staffing levels for the department.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Provide input and support to the development of activities and initiatives that cut across the department, including for example R&R programmes, save and efficiency initiatives, and other ad hoc projects as required.
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends and identifying and applying relevant industry best practice.
  • Provide management information and reporting to comply with all internal reporting requirements and external reporting requirements as needed.
  • Provide oversight of the departmental budget.
  • Use the various reporting tools available to analyse data and be a key player in driving cost efficiency across the department.
  • As a key member of the wider Business Management team, support organisation wide initiatives across the GBS department.

Your skills and Experience

  • The successful candidate will have gained several years' experience in a similar role supporting a Technology, Risk or Operations function. The individual may have a background in finance or IT business management.
  • Experience of project management, especially in the implementation of systems and processes, is useful.
  • A good understanding of the financial workings of an organisation.
  • Proven influencing skills with the gravitas to influence stakeholders at all levels, and in particular the senior Management Team.
  • Excellent planning, prioritisation, problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Ability to influence when operating in a Matrix environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills.

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