Transformation Lead Role


Transformation Lead

Salary : £55,000 – £60,000 + car + bonus + excellent benefit package

Full-time, 37.5hrs, Mon-Fri

Milton Keynes base with Nationwide travel and flexible location working

Reports to: Transformation Director

Scania has embarked on a transformation journey that will deliver a new operating model, processes and technology landscape to enable the business to achieve its global brand position of, ‘Driving the shift to a sustainable transport solution’ through electrification and alternative fuels.

The main responsibility of the Transformation Lead is to develop, coordinate and lead programmes of business change that support Scania’s drive towards providing sustainable transport solutions for our customers.

The role works within the Transformation team and will require extensive collaboration with key stakeholders across the business ensuring end to end delivery across the full product lifecycle from pre-sales, sales, aftersales to disposal.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the end-to-end life-cycle of change, focusing on the delivery of the business outcomes defined in the programme’s business case
  • Work in partnership with enabling functions (Marketing, IT etc.) to ensure the scope of the programme is delivered in time, within budget and to quality
  • Build a strong multi-disciplinary business programme team including SMEs
  • Ensure effective day-to-day management of the business programme
  • Define the appropriate delivery method to ensure efficiency and to enable the best possible collaboration across Scania
  • Maintain active engagement and collaboration with programme sponsor and stakeholders
  • Ensure effective and timely communication and reporting to programme governance authorities and stakeholders
  • Complete programme planning activities involving the business teams and ensure the programme plan is created
  • Track progress against the baselined programme plan
  • Ensure programme deliverables meet quality expectations and acceptance criteria and are signed off within the required timescales
  • Enable clear communication of project goals, requirements and outcomes to key stakeholders, and actively seek alignment
  • Where required, manage the engagement of third-party and/or outsourced vendors to deliver any aspects of the programme scope
  • Proactively and diligently identify and manage risks and issues, and escalating through the programme governance structure as required
  • Establish and lead programme governance structures
  • Ensure the required resources are requested and assigned to complete programme activities

About You

  • A track record in large scale, transformational delivery
  • Excellent knowledge of several project and programme management methods and agile delivery methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, from business case development, scoping and mobilisation to design, implementation and deployment of capabilities and benefits realisation
  • Experience of managing a significant, internationally distributed business change workstream
  • Experience of setting up and using project management tools
  • Ability to develop and successfully lead a strong multi-disciplinary programme team across multiple locations
  • Ability to understand the programme’s goals and business case and become a strong agent of change
  • Confident communicator able to develop, tailor and deliver the right messages about the programme to the right stakeholders at the right time
  • Strong budget management and reporting skills
  • An ambassador for the Scania Core Values, Customer First, Respect for the individual, Elimination of Waste, Determination, Team Spirit, and Integrity in all we do
  • Exemplifies integrity
  • Regular travel across the UK (and Europe as required)
  • Fluent in English

Scania (Great Britain) Ltd is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.