Initiative Lead/Senior Project Manager

Initiative Lead/Senior Project Manager

Anz New Zealand

Initiative Lead/Senior Project Manager

Details of the offer

Be part of leading initiative delivery in Data and Analytics, empowering ANZ teams across Tech Areas and Vendors
Enjoy bringing your knowledge of Agile to an area with a large number of challenging and strategic deliveries, across the complex data delivery space
Work with ANZ's expanding data platform
A focus on continuous integration. Flexible work options!

About the Role
ANZ’s Data & Analytics Tech Area provides delivery capability for the bank in the area of enterprise data warehousing and analytics. This enables customer insights, trends and metrics, supporting wider bank initiatives and enhancing customer service. As an Initiative lead, you set a vision for initiatives and the delivery of outcomes across teams and platforms. Typically these initiatives are highly complex and include incremental delivery of multiple features spanning multiple parties. This role is related to a compliance & regulatory project within the bank so we will be very interested if you have banking & finance experience with a compliance or regulatory leaning.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:
Join our Data and Analytics Tech Area that has undergone and will continue on significant Agile transformation
Have a strategic view for an initiative and a clear understanding and plan in place for interdependencies, and facilitating a clear understanding of delivery goals across ANZ
Establish and strengthen partnerships with business and technology stakeholders, enabling business strategic objectives to be achieved
Focus on key success measures, which is delivery of business value.
Embed agile principles into planning, design and build, ensuring frequent releases of high quality and value for the business
Implement continuous improvement, and a culture of empowerment
Foster an environment of collaboration, trust and support
Facilitate collaboration across Technology & Business Areas to ensure teams have a shared understanding of each feature and the expected end-to-end behaviour
Based on the priorities, track cross-team dependencies & work with Tech Areas to build features in parallel
Ensure budgets and contractual constraints are known, managed & communicated
Manage Issues & Risks, Action Plans and recommendations to Governance bodies

Role Location:Wellington
Role Type:Permanent

Hours:Standard business hours with plenty of flexibility

About You
You will be an accomplished Senior Project Manager with a background in enterprise scale operations and delivery in a highly complex environment. As well as being fully comfortable working in an Agile environment, you will be adept at managing conflicting or challenging work streams through adept team and stakeholder management.

To grow and be successful in this role, you will bring the following:
A proven track record as a Senior Project Manager/Initiative Lead
Ideally an understanding of regulatory oversight or compliance in a banking & finance environment
A proven track record of effectively managing project budget, schedule, quality, reporting, and stakeholders
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – the ability to effectively influence and communicate with all stakeholders
Strong quality assurance knowledge and experience
Experience with risk, issue and dependency management
Sound understanding of application development
Proven problem-solving ability and the ability to work individually as well as within a team environment

Advantageous skills and experience
A natural curiosity and a desire to learn, share knowledge and collaborate with others
Knowledge of or experience working with the ANZ ADF framework
Working knowledge of software development in DevOps and Agile environments
Previous experience within financial services

To find out more about ANZ’s Technology strategy, watch this short video:Technology Roadmap
About ANZ
Our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. That’s why we strive to create a balanced, sustainable economy in which everyone can take part and build a better life. By helping people make the most of what they have, we transform ideas, hard work and ambition into reality.

ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.

The ANZ values are the foundation of how we work and support our customers.

Integrity – We are honest and fair
Collaboration – We work together for the customer
Accountability – We take ownership and get things done
Respect – We care for all those we serve
Excellence – We challenge ourselves to be better

We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.

ANZ recognises the importance of flexible working, watch our Global Stories to see how ANZ aims to meet the needs of our customers and to attract and retain the best people in a changing world Our People

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit

You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for the reference numberNEW040452.

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