Head of Technical Operations - £90k - £100k base Bonus - London
A leading Financial Services organisation based in London are currently seeking a senior technology leader, to assume the position of Head of Technical Operations, a role covering a wide spectrum of disciplines including Systems Integration, Architecture, change/transformation, people management, vendor management and IT Service.
As Head of Technical Operations, you will play a key role maintaining and improving the technology capability and service in addition to providing leadership in developing the overall team strategy, whilst delivering project based change. The position would also require the risk and regulatory work expected in a senior technology role.
Financial Services Background *
Excellent understanding of enterprise/technical architecture, Systems Integration *
Prior experience having driven technology based transformation and change *
Managing both current and Future state architecture *
Charisma/Gravitas to engage with senior commercial stakeholders *
Ability to manage multiple Vendor partners *
Experience of having worked in highly regulated based environments *
Helping to drive agile based change *
Ability to work collaboratively exhibiting high integrity at all times; ability to seamlessly build relationships at all levels *
Nature and motivate teams to be highly performing
Manage a team of approximately 10 including matrixed positions. The development, performance and wellbeing of this team is central to the roles success. *
Ensuring best practice IT governance is in place across the business units functions *
Champion technical innovation and change; pushing for technical change which helps drive commercial advantage and/or simplifies processes *
Maintaining overall ownership of the software delivery lifecycle, including managing Software Development, Testing and oversight of external teams *
Responsibility for a large annual budget, to include personnel, software and infrastructure support *
Ensure excellent working relationships with Vendor Partners *
Ensuring the technology function is constantly in line with regulatory requirements *
Embed Agile ways of working in their team
If you are available and interested in discussing the position further, please apply in the first instance and you will be contacted accordingly.
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