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Head of Business Programme Management Office


The Bank’s entire operations are managed by COO Division and are headed up by the Chief Operating Officer. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and at the best possible cost. The COO division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. COO employees are committed to providing, with professionalism and enthusiasm, an efficient, proactive, high-quality service that meets the needs of clients within the context of the Bank’s overall strategy.


Oversee the Group PMO which is responsible for the business elements of major group projects. These projects can be both within a single business lines and cross transversal.


Foster, promote and maintain appropriate quality of business deliveries of COO teams with regards to several subjects at group level.

Main responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the Group Business Project Management Office and matrix management of project managers embedded in the business lines
  • Implement and track adherence to these standards
  • Ensure the business elements of projects are run efficiently and within the above standards
  • Deliver regular project status updates to project stakeholders and group business heads 
  • Chair the monthly project update meeting which presents project status after they have passed the G2 stage
  • Ensure project reporting and budgeting is aligned between the BPMO and IT
  • Liaise with IT on the project pipeline to ensure appropriate consideration of business resource availability and allocation within the PMO
  • Develop and rollout a process for tracking and reporting the outcome from a project delivery, including an assessment of take up within the business lines
  • Ensure that the ‘business change’ aspects of projects is matured in the organisation, to cover target operating model definition, user education and system take up and effectiveness
  • Liaise with IT and the business lines to ensure that systems are handed off to the appropriate function once in BAU mode 
  • Intervene on ‘problematic’ projects to assess them and determine what changes may be required to bring the projects back on track.  Then work with senior business stakeholders to effect change
  • Develop the maturity of the business project management processes and tools used within UBP


  • Education: Master Degree


  • Years of experience: +10 : senior
  • Experience required:
  • Previous experience as Senior Project Manager role in a multi-location/international environment in the private banking industry (15+ years)
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with a proven track record of building and leading high-performing teams (+15 years)
  • Successful track record of thinking strategically combined with a hands-on approach
  • Experience in leading complex business transformation programmes and change management
  • Experience in private banking: Mandatory


  • English: Fluent
  • French: Fluent

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to understand the impact of technical solutions on business outcomes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders

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