LLoyds Banking Group
Location: London. Our team is based in London, and we would therefore expect candidates to be able to travel to the office for a minimum of three days a week, however, agile work arrangements can be discussed.
Can you think strategically and ‘join the dots’ across multiple activities to build the bigger picture? Do you enjoy working at pace, identifying new and improved ways of doing things and collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders? Are you passionate about crafting how technology and transformation will support the future successes of Lloyds Banking Group? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
As part of the Group’s Strategic Review 2021, we have committed to invest in further modernising our technology architecture to deliver a further step change in our agility and responsiveness to customer trends and ensure we remain relevant to our customers. Our long-term strategic vision is to build and operate an efficient, scalable, and resilient cloud-based architecture and to explore the wider customer and business opportunities from next-generation technologies.
We’re on a journey to build the bank of the future, redefining what bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team, and you’ll experience a rare opportunity to impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows.
About our team
Our team is a small, wide-reaching strategy team supporting both Group Transformation (the Group’s change function) and the Group Chief Information Office (CIO). The team provides innovative thinking and independent thought leadership across a range of strategic projects and has specific responsibility for defining the future operating model design principles across our technology and transformation capabilities.
As the Group progresses its strategy to further modernise our technology, the team will help navigate several key decision points on how to evolve the future CIO and change functions as well as the broader role of technology in fulfilment of our customer and business strategies.
About the role
We’re looking for someone to join as a Strategy Manager/Consultant to bring new, innovative thinking to the way we operate across the Group, with specific focus on technology and transformation. You’ll work collaboratively with the team to develop solutions for a range of business problems, drawing insight from both internal and external sources.
You’ll build relationships across the business to help shape operating model choices and you’ll have an outstanding opportunity to contribute towards defining the future target-state of the Group. You’ll act as a trusted advisor to stakeholders at all levels across the organisation and have significant visibility with the senior leadership team.
You’ll work in a fast paced area of the bank, so you’ll want to be comfortable working to tight timescales and operating with a level of ambiguity.
What background experience and skills we’re looking for:
Diversity of thought is important to how the team operates, and we would therefore welcome applications from people across a range of backgrounds. To succeed in this role, candidates should be able to demonstrate the following capabilities:
In terms of personality and communication skills, you’ll need to be a clear communicator including being comfortable interacting with senior executives.
You’ll be a naturally curious self-starter, with a strong desire to learn from other colleagues and external stimulus as well as being an excellent teammate capable of delivering high-quality outputs.
In addition to the above, there are several desired capabilities which we would ideally like to see:
What we’ll give you in return:
As well as providing an opportunity to gain an extensive knowledge of how the Group operates, the role will provide an ideal platform for progression within the Group given the profile of the team and the exposure to senior executives.
A fantastic salary and benefits package of £58,941 – £65,490 base salary, plus excellent benefits including a generous employer pension contribution up to 15%, a 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash), up to 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, discretionary variable annual performance bonus and Private Medical health cover, Share schemes and access to staff discounts!
This is a great job if you…
You’ll be working in an exciting area of the Group, so you’ll be surrounded by hardworking and dynamic people who will help you develop.
Sounds like you? Apply today! Together we make it possible.