Chief Technology Officer CTO

Farringdon, UK
18 Mar 2019
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
My client is a driving force at the heart of the Financial Services sector and are looking for a Chief Technology Officer who can lead them in the next stage of their evolution. This is an SME, and is involved in leading edge industry initiatives and diverse, cutting edge, tech projects. There are three core elements to this role: (a) Strategy & Roadmap (b) Projects (c) BAU All three are equally important and all three will involve stakeholder engagement at the highest levels, as well as attention to detail at the most basic. My client has recently spent a significant amount of money on tech upgrades, but is not realising good ROI. Processes need to be streamlined, efficiencies need to be made and the future road map needs to be designed and delivered. You will be on several key operating committees and present to the main board on all key tech and operating issues across the firm. You will also be involved in some ground-breaking projects, some of which are industry firsts. You will also get direct exposure to some of the most senior industry figures in the banking sector. This is an incredible opportunity for a well-rounded and ambitious tech professional to make a real career mark. The successful candidate will have the ability to take advantage of multiple, quick wins, and the opportunity to think creatively in designing the tech strategy for years to come. Requirements: Ability to drive change in a complex business environment, through simplification and iteration. Track record in efficient vendor management and optimisation Experience in managing a diverse IT environment, including Virtualisation, Security, Shared Resources, Telephony, CRM etc Effective senior stakeholder management Inclusive and collaborative style Confident decision maker with a history of working in highly visible positions We will be closing application for this post mid next week, so please send the most relevant version of your CV ASAP.