Cloud Project Consultant | S3

  • Job Reference: Req0981048
  • Date Posted: 22 July 2022
  • Employer: Santander
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  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join our community.

This role will be part of the Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE) and will work closely with Cloud Platform and business areas to support coordination and management of the migration of existing Santander product solutions to the Cloud platforms.

This role will define and support the implementation of best practices, research, support, mentoring and cloud coaching for all Santander UK, fostering a culture of cloud learning, continuous improvement and innovation.

The difference you'll make.

  • Managing the finances of the project along with the resource strategy for the Cloud

  • Supporting the CCoE and being the point of contact for cloud projects, supporting that cloud initiatives are delivered on time, within scope and budget

  • Supporting the CCoE with third party and stakeholder management

  • Monitoring and reporting on key business risks and make recommendations for mitigation to reduce risk

  • Development and management of standard PM artefacts, for example; Cloud Strategies, Plans, RACCI Matrix, Stakeholder Analysis, RAID log, Communication Plan, Training Plan, Change Control, Finances and Planview

  • Working with current and potential business areas to scope out Cloud needs and support the design of plans and roadmaps.

What you'll bring.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and a high degree of comfort with executive audiences, displaying excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Experience with budgeting and resources strategy within a Banking environment

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Some experience/exposure with cloud projects

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, engineering, computing science or a related technical discipline

  • Direct experience building and delivering solutions.

  • Strong leadership skills and experience supporting the development of engineers

What else you need to know.

We will be conducting all interviews via telephone or video-conference where possible.

This role is currently home based with an expectation to travel very occasionally into the Milton Keynes office when required.

This is a permanent position.

How we'll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year.

  • £6,000 car allowance per year

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance.

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.

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