Programme Lead

Programme Lead

Programme Lead

Why is our eCommerce Solutions Engineering Team the next step for you?

Our eCom Solutions Engineering team has created a single centre of excellence for delivering the very best eCom products. Based on the needs of our customers and requirements from product management, our eCom Solutions Engineering function guarantees the most effective and efficient delivery of innovations for Worldpay Group, ensuring requirements rationalisation, effective platform ownership and timely delivery. The project portfolio includes business-led projects with technical complexity such as product launches with new platform infrastructure and security components, as well as technology-led projects such as capacity scaling, security upgrades and platform rationalisation.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

The Programme Lead position will play a key role within the eCom Solutions Engineering team as Worldpay continues to create a state of the art technology platform. You will manage a portfolio of technical and business projects/programs involving cross functional teams to deliver new technologies, products and services.  You will drive the project/program from initiation through to delivery ensuring a high quality and on time completion.

Other than the successful delivery of programs of work using agile and traditional methods in a fast-paced environment, you will also provide strategic direction, thought leadership and expertise across a portfolio of projects. You will be responsible for team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work, as well as manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

A great understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices, with the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment. You will have a proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile and traditional methodologies, and have extensive experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.

We are looking for someone with sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.

You will have the ability to provide leadership to business analysts, collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value. You’ll have strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating and team building, strong analytical and organisational skills, as well as great stakeholder management skills with the ability to build strong relationships across business and technology. Payments industry or other financial technology experience is ideal, as well as project management qualifications like PRINCE 2 and APM, and Agile qualifications like Scrum Master and SAFe.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global Fin-Tech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.



Job Number



Cambridge / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


September 27, 2017