Posted on: 15/03/2023

Salary: GBP 50000 -> 65000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Legal and Professional Services

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Continuous Improvement Lead


up to £65,000 plus bonus and benefits

Hybrid working


Morgan Philips have partnered with our key client, a global services group, in their effort to recruit a Continuous Improvement (CI) Leader. They are looking for a CI expert who is a seasoned agent of change, one with a business partnering approach and who can influence and challenging colleagues and leaders to think and behave differently and embrace a CI mindset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Global CI Head and working within an established and growing team
  • The role will encompass managing, identifying, prioritising, driving and delivering full end-to-end CI initiatives across finance and operations
  • Controlling the change management processes during the transformation programme
  • Working collaboratively to delivery productivity savings during project delivery
  • Collaborate with business and function heads to identify, review, document and prioritise CI, automation and re-engineering opportunities.
  • Ensuring that all improvements align with the strategic goals of the programme and business
  • Design and deliver workshops to identify improvement opportunities,
  • Run CI events and focus groups
  • Set objectives, timelines, resource plans, ensure robust control measures and agree follow ups
  • Utilises project, CI and agile and Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Build an internal network of CI and subject matter expert champions within the finance and operations teams, including coaching them on methodology
  • Work closely with the Internal Controls and Governance team
  • Full end-to-end - from requirements gathering, analysis, design, process mapping, testing, delivery and training during the transformation
  • Ensuring compliance within the control framework, CI framework, change policy, documentation standards and risk framework


Prior Experience:

  • The successful candidate will be either a Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt (or equivalent)
  • A seasoned CI and change professional, ideally gained in a large finance and operations environment or shared service centre
  • Subject matter expertise of various CI techniques and tools
  • A successful track record in full end-to-end design and delivery of high productivity, process enhancement and cross-functional reengineering that included full end-to-end experience
  • A people person with the confidence and ability to negotiate and influence at all levels
  • Stakeholder management - from operations through to executive level
  • Thrives within large scale change and transformation


Our client offers a fantastic career opportunity with the added benefit of being an employer who has fully embraned hybrid and flexible working.  For more information and a full role profile please apply to the link or contact either myself or Cameron Brown. iWe can be reached on 07552877419

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Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Marsha Ford

Morgan Philips
Second Floor 9 George Square
G2 1QQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

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