Head of Transformation

Isleworth (City/Town), London (Greater)
06 Oct 2020
26 Oct 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our Planning & Strategy Implementation team. The team focus on shaping and driving the delivery of the major cross functional programmes that have significant strategic importance for Sky. This is an extremely high profile position with access to the most senior Executive stakeholders. The team consists of c. 20 ex-management consultants and heavy hitting programme delivery leaders.

What you'll do:

– Lead end to end delivery of large and complex transformation programmes or workstreams
– Lead large programme teams across multiple work streams (e.g. technology, operations, digital, marketing, commercial, finance etc)
– Shape the initiation of new activity, defining the scope/approach. ensuring a clear rationale, defining the governance and reporting structure
– Ensure key updates, issues, decisions etc. are known, appraised, mitigated and effectively communicated to business stakeholders, sponsors, etc.
– Drive delivery of big programme business benefits as per business case
– Own the E2E plan, identifying key milestones, priorities, dependencies and resources
– Depending on the programme need, facilitate change management, operating model design, or process improvement

What you'll bring:

-Has vision, drive, diplomacy and the ability to make things happen in an environment of ambiguity, complexity and multiple stakeholders
-Ideally will have experience within a “big 4” management consultancy or large blue chip with exposure to leading large scale cross functional change programmes
-A strong communicator (and listener) at all levels – able to translate messages in a straightforward and simple manner
-Able to build effective relationships and collaborate with a range of individuals at all levels in the organisation including Executive level
-Able to demonstrate a strong track record of success, broad based business knowledge and an approach to delivery that is transferable to the challenges that will be faced in these roles
-Strong experience in delivering change within the business environment
-Experience in transformation, including programme leadership, change management and operating model design
-This role will be based in our Head Office in Osterley, West London, however travel to other locations throughout the UK & Europe may be required e.g. to lead transformation programmes in one of our sister teams in Munich and/or Milan.


The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
A generous pension package
Private healthcare
Discounted mobile and broadband
Where you'll work:



Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.



Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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