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Director - Head of Business Readiness

Job Title: Director - Head of Business Readiness
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 24 Months
REF: HOBR/LM_1504777713
Contact Name: Loic Menusier
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Director / Head of Business Readiness

Recruiting immediately for a leading telecom company a Head of Business Readiness, based in Maidenhead (Berkshire).

To deliver on our client's ambition, they have established a program to ensure their business is ready for the change being delivered by their major infrastructure programs. (Huge business transformation). This change program will need to:

  • Delivery of the design and delivery of a series of organisation wide operating model changes
  • Integration of a series of business and technology programs to ensure delivery of critical path items to ensure the programs deliver as required
  • Establishment and management of a change team to ensure the business is trained, enabled and supporting of the transformation
  • Senior executive stakeholder management
  • Control of readiness program budget


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • a history of delivering complex change management programs, ideally greenfield technology introductions across an organisation or new business unit establishment
  • an understanding and prior delivery experience of operating model, change management and program delivery frameworks
  • an ability to govern broad teams of cross functional resource towards delivery outcomes
  • a deep understanding of project management delivery methods including agile delivery methodology prior development, adoption and governance of programme risk management frameworks
  • knowledge of program management tools such as MS Project, Prima Vera
  • a history of managing executive level escalations
  • Qualifications - ideally; engineering degree, PRINCE 2, Agile and MBA

If you are interested in this nice opportunity and feel your profile is a good match then please submit your application online or email direct to

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