Head of Technology Delivery - BFS transformation
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12d ago

What is the opportunity?

We are about to embark on a multi-year, large scale transformation program and we are looking for a seasoned technology executive to drive a disciplined approach to delivery scaled agile principles with focus on clear customer value and business outcomes.

This position will head up the strategy execution office and lead the BFS Technology Transformation execution under sponsorship of VP, BFS T&O and in partnership with BFS SMT leaders.

This role will include :

  • Integrating the multiple value streams in accordance with scaled agile methodology
  • Engaging Enterprise Technology Partners to drive delivery
  • Identifying and removing organizational and political barriers to implementation
  • Managing the associated organizational change that will accompany strategy implementation
  • What will you do?

  • Responsible for delivery of program benefits to achieve overall strategic goals
  • Ensures key stakeholders actively engaged to deliver program objectives
  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of critical, large scale digital platforms and / or the launch of new software products in complex environments
  • Drive the execution of the Technology strategy through implementation of the IT operating model. Oversee overall project and operational plans and budgets required to support the Technology Strategy.
  • Ensure the plan reflects business objectives and achievability. Manage the associated prioritization processes

  • Make decisions on technology path forward including technology stack, UI frameworks, infrastructure, etc.
  • Expert understanding of Scaled Agile principles and next generation delivery solution including API, Cloud and Data and track record in adoption and delivery projects
  • Distill the essence of conflicts, harmonize views, find the best way forward, and lead people to that outcome working with leadership teams across the company
  • Seek out industry trends and new technologies to better understand how, and if RBC can leverage solutions to enhance or obtain new capabilities
  • Must-haves :

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Business Certification (MBA, CSC, CFA, etc.) considered an asset
  • Understanding of different design techniques
  • Proven Facilitation Skills & Presentation Skills
  • Knowledge of multiple platforms including credit and cash management
  • IT Standards, Methodologies, CMM & audit requirements
  • Nice-to-haves :

  • Awareness of trends in the marketplace / technology
  • What’s in it for you?

    Support and challenge to progress data quality measurement boundaries. The chance to scale data quality using bleeding edge technology and innovation team.

  • Continued career advancement opportunities
  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership examples
  • Opportunities to be a valuable member of a close-knit, collaborative team that encourages networking
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits.
  • About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.

    S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

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    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-

    protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 2018-06-29

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