24 Sep 2021

About the job


Job Title : Business Design Manager


The purpose of this role is to drive and oversee the delivery of the business transformation projects to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints.


  • At least 3 years experience as project manager working on technology projects

  • Familiar with the UX design process

  • Able to understand and explain technology concepts

Key responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership. Creates and leads the project team to deliver the agreed outputs/outcomes within scope, time, cost and quality constraints. Promotes the wider good in all actions, acting in a morally, legally and socially appropriate manner in dealings with stakeholders and members of Transformation/Programme teams and organisation

  • Project Team Management. Designs, develops and manages the project team on a day to day basis, appropriate to context and project stage. Clearly defines, agrees and delegates team and key stakeholder roles and responsibilities; develops capability and fosters innovation; empowers and inspires others to deliver successful projects

  • Project Business Case and Benefits Management. Prepares, gains approval of, refines and updates business cases that justify projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks; tracking and reporting forecast and actuals against them. Works with project managers, programme managers and business benefit owners to identify, tracks and delivers benefits set out in business case. Ensures realization of benefits for business through planning and designing project outputs meet programme requirements and desired outcomes

  • Project Budget and Cost Management. Develops and agrees budgets for projects and control forecast and actual costs against them

  • Governance. Establishes and maintains effective governance and decision making for the delivery of projects; defines clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, that align with programme and/or organizational practice and requirements

  • Project Plans and Controls. Designs, consolidates and documents the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, approach, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements). Establishes, and implements where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and update of configuration documents as required

  • Scheduling and Dependency Management. Develops, produces and maintains schedules for project activities that takes account of dependencies, resource requirements and constraints in order to enable the efficient realization of project outputs and associated benefits. Maps project dependencies and identifies owners, builds dependency management into the project's governance cycle. Works with programme/project managers and business leads to ensure dependencies are actively managed, acts as an arbiter and enforcer and resolves issues between the various elements of the project

  • Project Resource Management. Identifies and secures the provision of resources needed for projects from internal and/or external providers, including agreement of contracts (within delegated financial authority limits) for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance. Develops, implements and updates resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling variances

  • Stakeholder and Communications Management. Identifies and manages pertinent project stakeholder relationships (taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests), communications and need for senior level support. Ensures continual alignment with programme (if applicable), wider transformation portfolio management and organization communications. Manages internal and external relationships as appropriate. Proactively Identifies, addresses and seeks to resolve differences between individuals and/or interest groups

  • Project Risks and Issues Management. Identifies and monitors project risks (threats and opportunities) and issues. Develops mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. Identifies and works with related projects to manage interdependencies

Posted on: 2021-08-24
Expires: 2021-09-30