Specialist Manager - Technology Business Management Office

Specialist Manager - Technology Business Management Office

  • Location Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary £42,370 - £61,201
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Closing date 25/10/2018
  • Ref R001900709
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Introduction

We need:
• A Specialist Manager, Technology Business Management Office in Swindon Head Office
• Market anchor £47,078 (£42,370 - £61,201) on a permanent, open ended contract

The Technology Business Management team provides cost transparency information and insight to the Operations & Delivery (O&D) Division, and to the broader cost transparency work conducted by Finance; it does so via the use of Apptio, a commercial analytical application designed specifically for this purpose. We are now seeking a Manager to join the team in its efforts.

Who we're looking for

We’re looking for someone with knowledge of IT and finance, the ability to translate user requirements into technical deliverables, and a passion to drive insight and value realisation across the business.

As a minimum requirement you’ll have:
• Knowledge of IT application, infrastructure and architecture
• Basic understanding of financial concepts, but an ability to learn quickly
• Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical, data analysis and problem solving skills
• Strong numerical ability
• Good communication skills
• The drive, credibility and resilience to engage with stakeholders across the business

It would be nice if you also had knowledge of:
• Data modelling and analytics
• Technical solution design
• Retail banking, or financial services in general
• Apptio or other tools or methods of total cost of technology allocation

What you'll be doing

As part of a team of Technology Business experts, you will be:
• Promote the adoption of Apptio and engage with stakeholders, translating complex ideas into language that’s easily understood and that drives them to action
o Actively promote the aims of Nationwide’s IT cost transparency agenda
o Build strong relationships with key stakeholders from IT, Finance and other areas as necessary
o Analyse data and identify patterns and trends and be able to explain these in a business language
o Communicate results and progress in a way that builds momentum, e.g. via use cases
• Deliver and extend our core service offering by actively engaging with consumers of Apptio data
o Maintain existing analytical reporting and further enhance insight by developing new reports and MI for key stakeholders
o Own the technical cost allocation model and roadmap of future developments, keeping up to date with the product developments and best practice.
o Maintain the scope of Apptio to adapt to organisational changes
o Drive insight for cost saving and/or operational efficiency
• Contribute to the personal development of the TBM team and the external community
o Complete and maintain industry recognised training
o Actively participate in an online community and regular TBM Council events
o Drive you own performance and expertise in IT, finance and TBM disciplines

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The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our customers, we’ll help further your career at Nationwide. As well as your salary, there’s life assurance, a pension and a recognition and rewards scheme. We think it’s a great place to work, and we’re not afraid of giving you praise when you’ve done well.

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