Head of Cloud Services Head of Cloud Services …

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in London, United Kingdom
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Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Market rate
Key new role in a leading financial institution to help manage public cloud offering for retail and business customers from a Fin Ops perspective.

The firm  is investing heavily in its cloud offering and operates under Azure and increasingly GoogleCloud 

Remit:

  • Resonsibility or the coordination and oversight of the Public Cloud finances including all aspects of the multi-cloud spend using relevant cloud financial tools.
  • Coordinate with  FinOps managers as well as supplier managers reviewing work orders & invoicing, developing a positive relationship with group sourcing.
  • Leading your team in the day-to-day detection of key areas of waste, opportunities for cost optimisation, understanding utilisation rates, etc., advising the consumer teams and providing visibility to data insights so that they are empowered to optimise their cloud usage and make business decisions and trade-offs between speed, cost, and quality.
  • Ensuring Managaemenr Information is available to enable consumers to have accountability for their financial performance and to help identify waste, utilisation, potential areas of optimisation
  • Ensuring sufficient controls are in place to allow cloud expenditure to be aligned and allocated / charged to the accountable business area / Product Owner
  • Help run and resolve commercial negotiations / queries with the respective cloud suppliers
  • Manage public cloud support costs and associated licensing / other internal support requirements
  • Implementation and management of an ongoing re-charge model that ensures cloud costs are accounted for and allocated in line with the Group’s cost accounting policies
  • Provide support to prospective Cloud users to help them understand the business case and understanding the associated  consumption / costs.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Demostrable leadership experience including line management, mentoring and developing teams to excel, growing productivity and advocacy
  • Experience working with Financial Services or other large enterprises and highly regulated environments
  • Experience working with consumption based cloud platforms
  • Experience of cross charging internal businesses and raising external purchase orders and invoices
  • Understanding the different financial rules for treating OPEX, REVEX and CAPEX
  • Prior experience with multi-cloud costing models, forecasting etc.
  • Current experience working on a major public cloud provider platform with knowledge of the cost levers that are available to public cloud consumers

This is a key new hire as part of  a major growth plan. Closing date for applications is Friday 15th January.

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