Head of Transformation

Wales, Cardiff
£60,000 - £80,000 per annum + outstanding benefits
02 Jul 2018
16 Jul 2018
Adam Hutchings
Department Head
Contract Type

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading financial services organisation as their Head of Transformation based in Cardiff.

Client Details

My client is a market leader in their field, they require a Head of Transformation to take a leading role in the delivery of new operational processes as well as leading, inspiring and mobilising project & operational teams to ensure business aspirations and operational delivery are aligned.


The successful Head of Transformation will be responsible for:

  • Analysing, defining and improving operational processes, through first class consultancy
  • Directly managing significant change & transformation initiatives across the organisation
  • Line managing a number of project/programme professionals to ensure they are operating in line with defined best practice
  • Introducing and championing a number of new tools/methodologies including lean six sigma & agile
  • Investigating, understanding and proposing new areas that technology can enable the improvement of operations e.g. robotics, AI, automation in digital
  • Translating group strategy into a clearly defined and deliverable portfolio of projects
  • Bridging the gap between operational users and senior level stakeholders and ensuring strategy is communicated effectively at all levels


The successful Head of Transformation will possess:

  • Significant demonstrable experience of leading organisation-wide transformation within a complex business
  • Ability to contribute to strategy and bridge the gap between senior strategic stakeholders and operational teams
  • Track record of transforming processes within operational teams through change initiatives
  • Line management experience - confident leading a range of project/transformation professionals e.g. Project Managers, Programme Managers and/or Business Analysts
  • Passion for technology and a desire to drive business progression through the introduction and championing of new solutions
  • Ability to challenge business goals, objectives or strategy where necessary and come up with alternative ideas
  • First class communication skills and ability to tailor approach to stakeholders at all levels

Job offer:

£60,000 - £80,000 dependent on experience plus:

  • 12% car allowance
  • Outstanding bonus potential (up to 55%)
  • Generous pension (10% contributions plus matched contributions up to additional 5%)
  • Private health
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • A range of additional benefits