London
Posted 2 years ago

My client is looking for a Head of Technology, the selected consultant will be Reporting to the CIO.

This hire will have a proven background and successful experience as a CTO (or equivalent), which will help them to define, own and manage the realisation of ICTs Strategy.
You will be responsible for leading the definition of the technology blueprints, roadmaps and strategy require to deliver ICTs and the wider outcomes.
Furthermore, your role will be to ensure that ICTs customers have an evolving technology capability that meets their current and future needs, alongside ensuring that the services are aligned and supported with the overall business strategy.
Duties and responsibilities
· Operate as and is recognised as strategic technology leader within the Business, providing thought leadership at executive and senior levels across the business
· Sets the technology direction for IT Services in collaboration with Products, Shared Services, and Infrastructure Technology.
· Ensures that ICT has awareness of and is developing the right capabilities to work with the latest technologies, including technologies that accelerate ICT services, e.g. SAAS, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Automation, Integration.
· Develop technical aspects of ICTs strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals and discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
· Creates and manages the Technology Office to develop and grow the skills in line with technology strategy of ICT.
· Responsible for managing and reporting on the Technology Office budget
· Is an active and critical member of the ICT Senior Management Team.
· Helps create and drive the strategy to deliver a world class performing ICT function.
· Responsible for direct line management of 20+ staff.
· Effective team and resource management to ensure availability, capacity and performance is monitored efficiently, on time and to budget. Please note: The listed responsibilities are not exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties. Essential requirements Essential
· Degree educated or equivalent, preferable in a computer technology-related field.
· Proven track record of success in leadership positions for a substantial amount of time.
· Proven experience of selling a strategy technology direction through engagement and collaboration with business stakeholders, other ICT stakeholders and external suppliers.
· Experience of managing and controlling budgets in excess of GBP20m.
· Experience of managing the transition of ICT Services and Applications from on premise to the Cloud.
· Up to speed with the latest technologies, such as SAAS, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Automation and Integration solutions.
· Experience in discovery and implementation of new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
· Knowledge of current product development practices and methodologies, such as DevOps, Scrum, Kanban and SAFe.
· Excellent interpersonal skills, dealing with fast-moving, complex scenarios supporting multiple initiatives and goals.
· Ability to create a collaborative working environment. Desirable
· Knowledge of the Fintech sector and the specific requirements and challenges of delivering ICT services within this sector.

Full Time Duration: 3 Months

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