IT Director – Strategy, Planning and Business Transformation
This is a leadership role within Group IT and in this role you will support the CIO to ensure the smooth operation of IT and Transformation Portfolio Delivery areas, both locally and internationally, and the strategic delivery of IT leadership initiatives. The ideal candidate has a background in IT Leadership, strong Business Acumen, Accountability, Ownership and Delivery and will provide strategic planning, business management, communication skills, stakeholder relationship-building, and project management expertise to drive IT alignment and performance across the company organization.
Lead, recruit, build, and drive/mentor high-performing teams.
Group IT portfolio management, quality assurance, knowledge management, business performance reporting, vendor management delivery and communications.
Lead Business Partner for several business units and represent their IT requirements back into larger IT Group function.
Lead and further develop the Group IT PMO and IT-COO business management function.
Oversight of all aspects of Group IT shared technology solutions.
Embed continuous improvement culture within IT divisions.
Manage relationships with key IT sourcing vendors.
Up to 20 years' experience in IT, with 7+ yrs in a leadership position, strong IT execution and delivery aligning to the business strategic vision within Financial Services
Strong people management experience – including leading a team of IT professionals.
Good IT budget, business commercial experience and can demonstrate return on investment.
Accountability, Ownership and delivery of IT services.
Track record in establishing - expanding an IT’s competence across portfolio management, quality assurance, knowledge management, business performance reporting, vendor management delivery and communications.
Strong experience developing, implementing and supporting long term strategic technology initiatives
Driven, Focussed, Execution
Excellent communications, listening, influencing, engagement background
If interested in this role please send your CV to Fergal Keys at The Panel