IT Applications Manager (Risk/Compliance) IT Applications Manager (Risk/Compliance) …

in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
An exciting opportunity has become available to join us as we continue our transformational journey as an IT Applications Manager.

The main aspects of the role are:

  • Provide insight and operational guidance to the Risk and Compliance team and manage the operations within the team
  • Contribute to administration and governance strategies for the broader team
  • Contribute to continuing improvement processes across the team
  • Provide technical expertise in evaluating requirements, analysing data and contributing to technical design documents
  • Liaise closely with the architecture, development, testing and analysis functions to implement optimal solutions
  • Work closely with the business and project teams to manage deliverable's, tracking progress and updating relevant stakeholders
  • Manage outsourcing of deliverable's to third parties, including on-going communications, holding regular project meetings and charting progress

This role may be suitable for people with the following current job titles: Technology Delivery Manager, IT Applications Manager, IT Development Manager, Application Manager, Product Owner (Technology), Application Delivery Manager.
Although the base location of the role is in Southampton you will initially be working remotely, however longer term the expectation is to be in the office 2/3 days per week.

About us

The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide (as at October 2019). Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments – Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won’t just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You’ll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development. 

About the role

Some of the key responsibilities of this role are:

Technology Product Delivery

  • Leads, delivers and maintains a defined portfolio of technology products and services to enable a subset of a business or function’s strategic goals and deliver well designed, operationally resilient technology solutions.
  • Owns product delivery (via appropriate methodologies) across Run and Change for assigned technology products.
  • Manages the lifecycle of products from inception, analysis, design, development, and testing through to delivery and maintenance.

Technology Supplier Management

  • Maintains oversight and ownership of IT Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including supplier onboarding, performance and exit.
  • Develops and maintains a sustainable plan for Technology Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including performance, spend and status.
  • Ensures a single view of Technology Supplier risks for the technology solution and drives a prioritised risk mitigation process.

Leadership and People Management

  • Provides clear directions to team members about business priorities and performance expectations.
  • Deploys teams in an effective way, balancing delivery of goals with skill development.
  • Encourages collaboration, teamwork and open communication within the team and across the function.

Further key responsibilities can be found in the attached role profile.

About you

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • Robust technology delivery experience
  • Proven track record managing a technical team
  • Proven track record within a Project Management environment, including co-ordination and planning of actions and resources
  • Good knowledge of Risk and Compliance business functions and associated technology solutions
  • Exposure to SaaS vendor products such as Workday
  • Experience of Financial Services environments and systems preferable (but not essential)
  • Ability to compile technical documentation, including requirements, specification documentation and testing
  • Strong analytical skills able to recommend and implement best operational practices
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and third-party supplies


No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated.  That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.

Core Benefits (Perm)

Holiday:  26 days 

Quilter Incentive Scheme:  All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Private Medical Insurance:  Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost

Life Assurance:  4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost

Income Protection:  75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

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