Head of Information Technology Development - (Global Head)

Permanent | Competitive & Negotiable | London (All) | England | 11.05.18

Head of Information Technology Development

A rarely available Head of Information Technology Development global role has just become available at one of the most respected global Financial Services firms based in London. Reporting directly to the Global Chief Information Officer, this role offers an outstanding career opportunity to be at the forefront in delivering technology development and advances across the firm's client platforms, analytical tools and global technology resources.

This is a senior global leadership position, the firm is a market leader in its field, and the Head of Information Technology Development will help shape and define the firm's global IT development operating model, framework and external technology client offering.

  • Apply your extensive IT Development leadership, industry reputation and management experience in scoping out the current IT Development Infrastructure and Operating Model.
  • Present to the global executive board on how they will deliver IT efficiencies across the firm's global IT Development framework, offices and legal entities.
  • Champion technology development, innovation, drive and lead cultural approach to sustaining technology development and comparative advantage in the industry.
  • Identify promising financial technology development solutions that will enable the business to increase its services to clients and global cross functional business functions.
  • Create a strong network across the technology business and in person drive the business to develop and implement technology process and system improvements.
  • Represent the organisation at industry events and technology conferences to share best practice and keep pace with rapidly progressive advancements in financial technology solutions.

Given the high profile and global nature of the opportunity we are interested in updating with Head's of Information Technology Development functions within Tier 1 Buy & Sell Financial Services Firms, Management Consultancies and Global IT Development Intermediaries.

Applicants will have a proven track record in undertaking a senior global technology development leadership position within financial services technology and be delivery focused.

Earlier career experience in reviewing front to back IT development architecture, technical background and understanding of IT development, building applications and former developer background would be highly desired. A first-hand appreciation of building and designing IT systems and a proven business reputation that has underpinned a global management career in IT Development will be crucial to manage the business effectively and taking a hands on approach.

This opportunity is ideally suited to a Head of Information Technology Development who is looking to utilize their extensive background in leading a firm's technology development division and taking the next step in taking ownership of the firm's global technology development business. A real opportunity to focus on delivering the best global technology development services at a market leading firm, having full scope to shape and define how the business moves forward and navigate challenges as the highest grade possible. The opportunity offers a market leading compensation package with business and profit reward scheme to reflect the global nature of this role and responsibilities.

Please do call to have a Private and Confidential discussion to explore this unique global senior technology opportunity which Black Swan Group have been retained to exclusively resource for.

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