Head of Business Applications

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Head of Business Applications

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


Head of Business Applications – Highly competitive salary + Excellent Benefits – London Based (Hybrid 3 days in the office)

About the company

They are a leading global financial services group with over 200 years of history and a workforce of more than 3000 people in over 40 countries.

They provide a unique global perspective across four market-leading business divisions and are family-controlled business built on relationships focused on making a meaningful difference to their clients, communities, and planet.


About the role

They are looking for a Head of Business Applications for their Wealth Management division to face a growing demand within Wealth Management and contribute to the development of their London Business Applications.

Within this role, you will manage a small local IT team ensuring adequate organisation is in place to address local business requirements and day-to-day operations and support, as well as working and collaborating with other European location senior members.

As part of a Head of Business Applications you will:

  • Manage key system providers both internal and externally.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with business stakeholders.
  • Help in defining and building new IT services as required.
  • Drive the design and implementation of a shared vision.
  • Plan for IT applications and other IT requirements for the business
  • Propose proactive changes to improve business efficiency.
  • Provide good visibility to management on progress, significant issues, and incidents
  • Have a technology background, architectural lens, hands on approach with good strategy exposure at this level.


Essential requirement include:

  • Confirmed experience in the management of IT personnel and contractors. ( this is a small team of 3-5 with a view of growing or doubling in the next 3-5 years)
  • Good general knowledge of business processes in Wealth Management or Private Equity /Asset Management.
  • Architectural skills for the design of an information system.
  • Modern technologies and Cloud specific experience
  • Has had responsibility for Development (either In-House or Outsourced)
  • Strong technical knowledge on Microsoft technologies (MS Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, Office tools).

Recruiter: Vega Caputo Ortiz


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