What is the opportunity?
As Director, Transformation & Strategic Initiatives, you will be responsible for leading strategic initiatives for T&O’s leadership team, which arise throughout the year, and are not part of the technology transformation roadmap. These projects are typically confidential in nature, and will help to inform decision making for the technology leaders within the organization. You will have experience working with both business and technology executive leaders in addressing strategic challenges, defining clear approaches, frameworks and roadmaps, in addition to analyzing implications for the executive. The candidate will also develop strong relationships with the various groups to provide advisory services and assist in the advancement of strategic transformation initiatives throughout the year.
What will you do?
Lead projects for T&O SMT members to define to define roadmaps for strategic projects to enable a leading edge environment that drives business value for the enterprise. This includes defining the scope, approach, successful outcomes, stakeholder engagement models, solution alternatives and strategic roadmaps
Develop Target Operating Models aligned to Technology & Operations (T&O) strategic priorities with a focus on operations and technology transformation
Provide expert counsel and thought leadership to leaders on solution design, right sourcing, and optimization to advance priorities, as well as identifying the implications of centralizing and/or decentralizing people, processes and technology
Provide subject matter expert advice and solutions to T&O’s Senior Management Teams to optimize and drive business performance, to provide superior client experience, and to execute transformational initiatives with excellence
Work with partners across the RBC enterprise to identify opportunities for strategic alignment and collaboration and develop content to effectively communicate with executive leadership teams
Identify and create plans to advance leaders along various maturity curves. Develop and provide oversight and strategic direction on project pilots to test and validate new ideas, concepts and technology
Define flexible and reusable assets / frameworks for the team to leverage, to ensure consistency in products, approaches and outcomes delivered for strategic initiatives. Engage with the T&O leadership team on a regular basis to identify opportunities to engage the team and have an impact, building a pipeline for the team
Other duties as required
What do you need to succeed?
MUST HAVE experience with emerging tech strategy - i.e Cloud, AI/ML, Robotics, Blockchain, IoT, etc
Previous consulting experience with one of the Big 4 or similar - Deloitte, KPMG, PWC etc
Undergraduate degree in business or similar
7-10 years proven experience in leading and executing strategic projects and executive engagement / stakeholder management
Strong understanding of our revenue-generating businesses
Ability to develop content and tailor messaging for an executive audience
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
A world-class training program in financial services
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Address: 88 Queens Quay West
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: People Manager
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%): 0-25
People Manager: Yes
Application Deadline: 10/26/2020
Platform: Technology and Operations
Req ID: 267419