Chief Technology Officer

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Diversified Financial Services Organisation
  • 05 Jun 18 2018-06-05

High Level Overview: A large diversified financial services organisation in Australia is seeking a Chief Technology Officer to define and lead the long-term enterprise wide technology strategy.

  • Define the long-term technology strategy across the entire business.
  • Key member of the technology leadership team.
  • Forward thinking, dynamic and innovative executive 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategy:  Establish and drive a long-term, enterprise wide technology strategy that is appropriately aligned with business objectives and goals.
  • Enterprise Architecture:  Provide thought leadership on architecture best practice within both application and infrastructure environments.
  • Innovation: Develop the external view of the organisation as being at the forefront of emerging technologies and an innovative market leader.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage cross-functionally and partner with senior leaders to understand and deliver technologies that support their growth.  
  • People Leadership: Lead a small team of technical specialists. Enhance skills throughout the team through training and recruitment.

Skills, Experience and Leadership Capabilities

  • Technology Strategy: Track record of building long-term strategies while also being able to focus on delivery of short-term business needs.  
  • Technology Leadership: 15+ years of experience delivering a breadth of technologies in a complex environment.
  • Industry Expertise: Strong understanding of the competitive landscape within Global Banking/Financial Services.
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Influencing: A technology business partner rather than a subject matter expert who is commercial and able to advise complex stakeholder groups.
  • Transformation: Expertise in managing and influencing very large change programs.
  • Culture fit: A collaborative, forward thinking and influential executive within the market. 

Candidates must hold a relevant visa/citizenship to work in Australia to be eligible for this role.