Who we're looking for Schroders Capital is the private asset division of Schroders, providing investors with access to a broad range of private asset investment opportunities, portfolio building blocks and customised private asset strategies. To support continuing growth of Schroders Capital, we are looking for a Change Manager capable of leading diverse and time bound projects.
The projects led by the successful individual will enable more flexible and efficient services, ensuring compliance to regulations, improved customer experience, better use of technology, better UX, realising target operating models and delivering leaner processes.
We require an individual with an excellent track record of delivering large projects across Business and Technology disciplines. It is expected that the individual will manage Business Analysts and potentially other SME's. The Change Manger will be accountable to the Head of Private Assets Change, but will also work significantly with business sponsors and the Technology Senior Management Team.
About Schroders We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
The team You will be part of the recently established change practice at Schroders Capital. The change practice designs and delivers solutions to Schroders Capital and its business areas (Real Estate, Private Equity, Infrastructure, Insurance-Linked Securities, Impact, and Securitised Credit).
We are a building a friendly, supportive and collaboratve team comprising of Change Managers and Business Analysts who manage the delivery of Schroders Capital wide cross-domain change programmes and projects.
What you'll do ??? Manage the delivery of complex projects ??? Work with the senior stakeholders to ensure clear, consistent reporting and to ensure that the deliverables of projects remain clearly focused on business outcomes ??? Work with business stakeholders ??? Support Business Analysts and co-ordinate other resources within matrix management of the departments from which they will be provided ??? Manage communication of progress and changes to the wider organisation ??? Ensure financial diligence & reporting of the programme is adhered to working to secure delivery within budget. ??? Excellent risk management ??? Manage dependencies to/from adjacent programmes of work ??? Practice, develop and promote the use of Group Changes standards for change.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need ??? Experience and knowledge of Asset Management. ??? Understanding of delivery in an Agile manner, and understanding of the Lean approach. ??? Proven delivery record of projects ??? Ability to manage and motivate diverse sets of teams across multiple functions. ??? Evidence of multiple senior stakeholder management ??? Strong collaborative skills and when appropriate influence across a broad, senior stakeholder base ??? Ability to deliver difficult messages where necessary and the ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to stakeholders ??? Evidence of resolving challenging issues and contributing to end state solution ??? Methodical and detail orientated ??? Able to make trade-offs to ensure priority value items are delivered ??? Can drive to make decisions
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help ??? Experience and knowledge of Private Assets would be a significant advantage ??? Experience of SAFe working practices is desirable ??? Basic professional qualifications relating to the asset management industry (such as IMC)
What you'll be like ??? Inspiring and collaborative team player ??? Friendly, approachable, enjoys working with people from a variety of backgrounds ??? Comfortable with ambiguity and change ??? Receptive to others' ideas and responds constructively to challenges
We're looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.