ING’s Think Forward Strategy
The banking landscape is changing drastically, ING is responding in a revolutionary way presenting its Think Forward strategy. The strategy aims to create a differentiating customer experience enabled by a streamlined organization, operational excellence and an enhanced performance culture. The Corporate Strategy department of ING gets involved developing such a strategy.
Corporate Strategy Department
The Corporate Strategy (CS) department is led by Strategy Director Dorothy Hill, who reports directly to Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING Bank. The CS department consists of two teams:Strategy Consulting (14 FTE) and Strategy Development (7 FTE). The latter supports the Management Board Banking in setting the corporate mission and strategy, drives the implementation and alignment of the Think Forward Strategy, and monitors performance. The former supports ING’s CEOs and Board members through fast-paced, high-impact projects in line with the strategic vision.
Senior PMO Manager
The Senior PMO Manager is responsible for supporting the planning and coordination of the Corporate Strategy department. This is especially related to the execution and implementation of the Think Forward Strategy. Thorough understanding of the projects is key. The Senior PMO Manager works closely with the Head of Corporate Strategy, Dorothy Hillenius.
Type of work
The Senior PMO Manager prepares monthly reports for the Management Board Banking (MBB) on the delivery of key projects, including assessments of whether projects are on track or at risk. This person plans and coordinates strategic topics on the MBB agenda to ensure a timely decision-making. The Senior PMO manager handles the day-to-day management of the Think Forward App, a confidential information tool for the MBB and senior leaders. Last but not least, the PMO manager is involved in the agile coordination of timelines and deliverables for the Corporate Strategy projects.
Minimum five years’ project management experience preferably in consulting or a blue chip organization constitutes a perfect preparation for this role. Strong analytical and presentation skills, experience with stakeholder management and a high level of professionalism are essential to be successful. The ideal candidate has an academic degree in Banking or Finance.
- Not shy
- Strategy Consulting
- Management Consulting
- Corporate Strategy is a training ground for future management
- Track record in placement of alumni in senior positions.