Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
The role as Programme Director (Financial Services Industry) @Atos
As a Program Director FSI you lead programs in highly politicized engagements, building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders at CxO level. You are responsible for the identification, planning and coordination of a set of related projects within a program of business change, to manage their interdependencies in support of specific business strategies and objectives. You will need to maintain a strategic view over the set of projects, providing the framework for implementing business initiatives, or large-scale change, by conceiving, maintaining and communicating a vision of the outcome of the program and associated benefits. (The vision, and the means of achieving it, may change as the program progresses). You are also responsible for the agreement of business requirements, and translation of requirements into operational plans as well as the determination, monitoring, and review of program scope, revenue, cost against the program budget, margin, schedule, program resources, inter-dependencies and program risk.
In addition, you are involved in the development and promotion of the Atos portfolio, collaborating closely with the Atos management team in strategic decisions and business development.
Typically, you deliver large, high-profile projects and programs of work, with large budgets, establishing and maintaining the correct structures to control and monitor the deliverables to the business.
As our new Programme Director you:
Lead programs in highly politicized engagements, build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at CxO level within the Financial Services Industry (FSI);
Provide guidance and direction to execute project reviews and evaluation with senior stakeholders. Demonstrate effectiveness as an external, independent assessor on complex projects, recommending feasible improvements/alternatives based on thought leadership, extensive experience, multiple approaches and best practice;
Can lead large (50-500 staff Atos team), geographically dispersed, multi- cultural, multi-disciplined project teams, including more than one sub-contractor in a consortium scenario, and where the solution/ technology is immature and/or leading edge;
Define risk strategies, approaches and tools for projects and portfolios. Identify and manage risks, issues and assumptions on portfolio of complex projects, where risks include political and/or reputational damage;
Demonstrate the ability to think quickly and re-direct large projects to achieve the desired business benefits. Efficiently engages with senior stakeholders to agree/influence strategy, directing complex projects and maximize benefits. Controls re-writing of the business case if required;
Build relationships with customers based on mutual trust and respect, maintaining this when issues arise. You are seen as a well-respected sparring partner at different levels of the client. Monitoring performance targets and deadlines in addition to quality standards and take appropriate action if necessary. Tailors Atos products to best-fit customer needs;
Demonstrate strong consistency between communication and action, is appropriately confidential and does not misrepresent others/self. Is sought out for advice and solutions. Recognizes potential areas of conflict and leads resolution;
Produces budgets and identifies controls to maintain a profitable environment. Consistently identifies and pursues opportunities to create added value for both the client and Atos, proactively pursuing additional business opportunities where possible. Demonstrates willingness to take calculated risks to achieve business advantage.
Who are you?
You are typically educated to university level (e.g. Bachelor or Master). Otherwise, may hold a relevant professional qualification;
You have extensive prior (IT related) project experience of leading large sized programs and projects ( >10 years);
You have a proven record of delivery within the FS&I sector and awareness of financial regulatory requirements;
You have a proven record of realistic estimation and demonstrates the financial/cost awareness along with the customer facing and behavioral skills to take responsibility for several large projects;
You have experience in management of international programs with geographically dispersed teams including on-shore, near-shore and off-shore staff;
You also have an advanced level of Dutch and English to manage a contract (negotiation, day to day project);
And you are involved in the development and promotion of the Atos portfolio, acts as an entrepreneur in internal and external management tasks.
What do we offer you?
Besides a challenging and welcoming working environment with global and local people, we offer you:
A competitive salary and mobility budget or lease car;
Interesting career opportunities both locally and internationally;
We value you and provide you flexible working time with remote working possibility;
The possibility to work on complex and challenging projects for leading clients;
A personal development plan that is created together with your Manager;
A comprehensive and personal benefits package, which includes 29 Holidays, holiday allowance, 13th month and an attractive bonus plan.
Why waiting? Join us!
For more information about this interesting step in your career you can contact Raymond Bosch via +31 (6) 5029 3997.
Interested in applying? Due to our GDPR rules we can't accept applications via e-mail, so please upload your resume and motivation letter on our website by using the APPLY NOW button below.
Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.