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You will work as a Business Strategy Manager for our client, an Investment Bank company in Dublin.  Our client is one of the world’s leading financial institutions.

Reporting to the Senior Business Manager, you will have oversight and control responsibilities for all efficiency, productivity and cost saving initiatives. You will work with the key business unit functional leaders and their teams to drive and report on key productivity, efficiency and cost saving initiatives. You will be responsible for producing reporting on the benefits from these initiatives and tracking these to completion.

This is a 12-month contract job.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Provide a monthly Productivity and Cost Saving Initiative Report which will contain:
    • A list off all relevant initiatives impacting Ireland Productivity
    • Details on how the initiatives are tracking to the set targets
    • Escalation of issues that may impact ultimate delivery
    • Upon completion of the initiative provide evidence of the results of the success of the initiative versus target
  • Link in productivity gains from the initiatives to the Productivity Scorecard
  • Produce monthly Productivity Scorecard Reporting
  • Oversee any technology developments or structural technology builds required for efficiency, productivity and cost saving initiatives.
  • Attend calls relating to the above initiatives and escalate any concerns arising
  • Assess and provide a recommendation of any Contract Resource Requirements for these initiatives
  • When acting as a Program Manager provide project reporting detailing:
    • The RAG status of the project
    • Any decisions required by the project sponsor
    • The outstanding issues
  • Track all client specific Productivity and Cost Saving Initiatives and include these in the monthly reporting
  • Represent on key regulatory projects/programmes, and understanding the business impacts of these.
  • From time to time, as business needs dictate, involvement at a more detailed level in these critical programmes – to be determined by priority and impact on the business.
  • Produce reporting as required on Projects
  • Work on Regulatory Projects as required depending on the urgency
  • Work on IT related projects as required depending on the urgency

Skills / Experience

  • Hold a degree in a relevant discipline, along with experience in a client-focused role gained in the financial services or banking industry
  • Effective communicator with the ability to articulate and develop an argument in an environment of assertive executive directors
  • Proven track record of excellent management and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, numerical and reasoning skills
  • Proven track record of achieving results within agreed time frames
  • Knowledge and experience of direct dealing with application of financial services regulations
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal reasoning and numeric skills required
  • Ability to learn systems used within the business required
  • Ability to work under pressure meeting challenging deadlines
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to review and resolve complex issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to work under pressure meeting challenging deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to build relationships with relevant stakeholders

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Sarah Meagher on 051 353825.

Matrix Recruitment are acting as the Employment Agency and Pay Master for this position.

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV’s are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without candidate’s knowledge or consent.

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Recruitment Consultant: Sarah Meagher

Job Title: Business Strategy Manager

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Job Title: Business Strategy Manager

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