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Global Head of Architecture - Financial Services


  • £120000 - £160000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: MTHoA

Job Details

Global Head of Architecture | £120k - £160k + 50% bonus, Car, Benefits | London (City)

One of the worlds leading brands in global Financial Services are looking to secure an experienced Head of Architecture to join their IT team based in city of London. The role of Global Head of Architecture will join an FS firm with a global brand at the start of a number of years of major transformation.

The role of Global Head of Architecture will support the CIO in his overall strategy for change which involve major core systems replacement, legacy systems transformation, cloud initiatives among others. This is a critical role and forms part of the IT leadership team reporting directly into the CIO. You will have a background of delivery major systems change and be used to working closely with both senior level exec from a business perspective and 3rd party suppliers/vendors.

This is a key role for a rapidly changing FTSE 100 organisation. You will have real drive and passion for your work with a highly energetic and forward thinking approach. You will enjoy a challenge and be a highly motivated candidate who is looking to progress your career quickly! 

We are looking for a forward thinking, passionate Architecture leader with the ability to drive a major change agenda! To be considered you will have:

- Previous experience as a Head of Architecture or wider IT leader within a FS/Insurance organisation
- Hands on experience as a Solution/Enterprise Architect
- Experience of leading a large architecture team/function
- Experience of leading and driving major change initiatives
- Ideally experience of working for a FTSE100/250 organisation (or alike)
- Track record of delivery high quality systems and business change
- Strong supplier management experience

Personally you will be a driven and forward thinking problem solver, with the ability to motivate and drive team performance at the highest level. You will be used to working closely (and getting the best out of) technologists, 3rd party suppliers and senior level stakeholders. You will also be used to working in high pressure, fast paced corporate environments.

This is a key role working for one of the worlds leading FS brands delivering on major business critical programmes. You will have the chance to work on exciting, modern programmes, while also having the chance to progress and develop your skills and career quickly. 

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.


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