Business Design Lead

Michael Page Consultancy, Strategy and Change
£60000 - £65000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
The Business Design Lead will take overall responsibility for the design of solutions, control of detailed design, development, procurement and implementation for all elements of the Integrated & Smart Travel programme. You will provide business design review and assurance to ensure successful delivery of solutions and the programme as a whole. Client Details A public sector organisation leading wide scale transformation of travel and transport infrastructure in the North of England, incorporating Rail and Road travel. Description The Business Design Lead / Programme Manager will hold the following responsibilities: Strategic design lead for the Smart Travel programme Pro-actively lead on ensuring the integrity of the development and delivery of all elements of Integrated and Smart Travel programme. Overall responsibility for key artefacts that define the design of the solutions for the Integrated and Smart Travel programme, working with the programme workstreams to develop and update these artefact which include: Customer offering, Target operating model, Business process architecture, Technical architecture, Data architecture, Integration architecture, Infrastructure architecture, Design principles, Implementation plan Produce the high level design requirements (Business specification, standards and compliance requirements) for all projects and procured services Provide assurance for IST projects Provide an effective change management control system Support business change activities and ensure alignment with benefits realisation strategy Undertake systematic project reviews and agree action plans to address issues raised throughout the project lifecycle. Ensure programme funding opportunities are identified, maximised and secured and options are comprehensively identified, assessed and evaluated. Secure and manage programme budgets and ensure that effective periodic reporting is taking place. Effective People Management and Leadership Support business case development and delivery Profile The Business Design Lead for this exciting Programme will be/have: Significant experience in approaches to the design of ticketing, information and payment services within the transport and rail / travel sector Proven experience at senior programme delivery level for major transformation programmes within a similar working environment Demonstrated successful experience leading an implementation / technical design / business change team in a related field Extensive experience in managing contracts and ensuring contract compliance Extensive experience of leading technical and business process architecture analysis and design within a similar working environment Proven experience of managing a Design Authority function (ensuring the integrity of the programme) - ensuring the capabilities and business change activities deliver the anticipated outcomes and programme's benefits map. Significant practical and technical experience within successful complex change programmes across the whole change lifecycle Demonstrable evidence of negotiation and influencing skills across a range of colleagues with different levels of seniority and skills Demonstrable evidence of effective Relationship Management skills and techniques across the organisation and with external stakeholders Demonstrable evidence of strong decision making, integrity and Leadership Job Offer c£65,000 annual salary 2 year fixed term contract Manchester base with regular travel to Leeds and across the North This job was originally posted as

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