Head of Technology - Financial Settlement Systems

Head of Technology - Financial Settlement Systems, Canary Wharf, London, £95-105K + bens.

You should have a background as Head of Technology with experience of financial settlement systems.

You should have strong experience of leading programmes, software development and digital delivery.

This role will require 2 days a week in the Canary Wharf office.



Responsibilities of the role are:
, Responsible for the technology infrastructure and for developing, building and delivering a Digital Strategy
, Setting the objectives and strategies for the Technology Hub
, Develop the enterprise architecture, setting the overall strategic direction which allows the company to leverage up-to-date developments in technology to deliver its core services in a cost-effective, robust and controlled manner, along timescales to be defined by our governing regulations
, Further build a digital development capability, encompassing solutions architecture and software development as appropriate for the delivery of settlement and ancillary systems , Oversee the development of solutions architecture capability, providing technical and data design for the current and future estate, with a particular focus on the provision of settlement systems for new schemes and the long-term future of settlement systems of existing schemes, including the provision of new system implementation and solution roadmaps
, Oversee the change and release management for all IT-related activity, creating an appropriate organisational structure to provide ongoing support of new systems deployed
, Ensure appropriate operational IT and software development governance, policies and controls are in place
, Oversee appropriate IT governance and ensure operational IT support is in place to support and release the full potential of staff.

Accountable for the effective development and delivery of IT service provision, design and monitoring of external service providers, ensuring appropriate governance of all IT service risks
, Develop, track and control the operating and capex budgets for internal IT provision and also the development of new systems
, Build a sustainable organisation from the existing teams to form a “Technology Hub”

Your experience:

, A seasoned and credible IT professional with gravitas and insightful intelligence
, Experience of software development, ideally developed through in house roles
, Experience with microservices and cloud infrastructure
, Experience within an Agile software environment
, Experience of working with highly regulated and controlled financial settlement systems
, Excellent attention to detail
, Abreast with and seeks to find changes and developments in technology

Energy sector experience desirable but not essential

This Head of Technology - Financial Settlement Systems role is a hybrid position (2 days a week in the office) based in Canary Wharf, London and pays c£95-105K base + bens.




  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £95000 - £105000 per annum + + bens
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Contact: Mark Revan
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-09-13 18:10:08 -

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