GM Strategy and Architecture

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 03 Apr 18 2018-04-03

A global financial services group that provides a comprehensive and integrated range of banking and financial services including wealth management throughout Australia, New Zealand and internationally.


The purpose of this role is to establish a world-class Strategy & Architecture function that sets the path for delivery of key technology outcomes in line with the broader business and technology strategies, with the goal of continuously simplifying and advancing the portfolio to meet business requirements.

The role is accountable for ensuring the Technology strategy is executed across the enterprise. This role is responsible for technology strategy, technology innovation, enterprise architecture, architecture practice and planning, and information architecture.

The person will possess:  extensive IT management experience both, strategic and operational, in a sophisticated IT environment supporting multiple business units within Financial Services; experience of defining and executing long-term strategies that delivers significant customer benefits; broad commercial understanding and an ability to contribute to the leadership of the business as a whole; ability to create a sense of direct accountability and responsibility for the results delivered in both technical and business terms; strong leadership, team and people management skills with experience of building, organising and driving highly performing, customer-focused teams; a strong working knowledge of the IT industry and emerging trends with a proven ability to apply this knowledge to drive results in a complex enterprise; Relevant senior management experience, with demonstrated success leading cultural transformation through an organisation.