Sainsbury's Bank

Transformation Portfolio Manager


Holborn Store Support Centre and Home



Contract Type



Competitive plus benefits

Areas of business


Job ID


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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

Job Description

Working with the Senior Transformation Portfolio Manager, you will be at the heart of helping the CTO & Operating Board shape and deliver our 3- to 5-year Transformation agenda. As part of a small, but mighty team you will help ensure we have ‘one version of the truth’ bringing together our Future Transformation Vision, our overall Portfolio of in-flight Transformation, and articulating how we are tracking in terms of delivery. You will help build and manage the framework and tools around robust Management Information (MI) and reporting across our Transformation Portfolio. You will support in connecting & regularly engaging the wider Transformation community with the right MI & platform to help drive visibility, align outcomes, improve connectedness, and encourage knowledge sharing. You will help drive fantastic engagement with the Programmes and into the Operating Board to enable better, faster decision making & prioritisation on Transformation and cost. You will demonstrate proactive drive, organisation and curiosity in your approach and will lead by example, championing a Transformation Mindset and encouraging collaborative & end-to-end ways of working.


More about the role:


One version of the truth – Ensure consistent data capture, programme information and understanding across the overall Business Transformation agenda

  • Provide a one-stop-shop for all Business Transformation related activity, giving confidence and clarity around project and benefit delivery
  • Support the development of a joined-up view with the right processes and data capture and analysis
  • Connecting individual programmes through key dependency mapping, resource requirements (capital, people) and outcome mapping


E2E Connectivity: Create a Transformation leadership community to align outcomes, improve connectivity and support knowledge sharing 

  • Help drive regular, high-quality engagement with key transformation leaders to stay abreast of key programme developments & ensure a broad understand across our transformation programmes
  • Support Transformation Community ‘Quarterly Reset’ sessions to bring this group together with the right conversation to ensure we have a joined-up programme, facilitate knowledge sharing and support decision making


Better, faster decision making: Enable better, faster decision making & prioritisation on Transformation and cost 

  • Support the development of the right metrics to measure progress of delivery against our Business Transformation agenda & key outcomes, including cost
  • Work with the Senior Transformation Portfolio Manager, Finance Teams & other key stakeholders to ensure that the programmes have clear measurement in place and are tracked to delivery


Lead by example: Championing a Transformation Mindset and collaborative & end-to-end ways of working 

  • Role model positive, collaborative, and agile ways of working with all areas of the business
  • Exhibit a deep passion for continuous learning and seek to provide and share knowledge




More about you:


  • Successful experience of working on implementation of major Change projects and programmes
  • Experience in supporting the organizing and structuring of complex Transformation programmes
  • Strong organization skills and ability to demonstrate structured approach to solving problem
  • Experience in reporting, coordinating and developing of MI and dashboards that enable the right behavior and decisions making
  • Stakeholder management skills e.g. able to tailor messages to multiple audiences
  • Experience of managing and using data, insight and external stimulus to drive projects to completion
  • Ability to work independently and drive change proactively across different stakeholder groups


Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.

At Sainsbury’s, we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity and inclusion at every level of our business. Because when people bring their true selves to work, powerful innovation takes shape. Just know that whoever you are, we are your Sainsbury’s.