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Head of Technology Operations - Finance

Job Title: Head of Technology Operations - Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/11797/A/KS/120418_1523546965
Contact Name: Management Team
Contact Email: management@client-server.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Head of Technology Operations sought by one of the UKs largest Investment Management firms with $billions of assets under management. This is a high profile role in which you will be responsible for the entire technology infrastructure and operations across the company; as a member of the COO senior team you will contribute to enterprise wide technology strategy to ensure continued success.

You will set the mission and vision for the Technology Operations team; developing the strategy and roadmap and ensuring its integration with the enterprise. You'll manage third party vendors including outsourced Data Centre and budget responsibilities.

As a trusted advisor, you will build and maintain relationships with the Head of App Development, other members of the COO group senior team and business executives to develop a clear understanding of business needs and ensure cost-effective delivery of Technology services to meet those needs, responding with agility to changing business priorities.

Fantastic City based offices with a professional and dynamic yet friendly environment.

Requirements:
*Experience working in Technology at senior levels within financial services and ideally investment management
*Excellent knowledge of and understanding of the day to day operations of a global finance firm
*Proven leadership responsibilities in an environment of change
*Experienced in large, cross-functional teams influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organisation and within complex contexts
*Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, organisation design and development
*Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate a Tech Ops vision that inspires and motivates staff and aligns to the Technology and business strategy
*Expertise in budget planning and financial management
*Deep understanding of current and emerging Tech Ops technologies and how other enterprises are employing them

As Head of Technology Operations you will earn a competitive salary (to £140k base) plus 12% car allowance and bonus / benefits package bringing total comp to c£250-300k.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Head of Technology Operations opportunity.