IT Strategy Consultant - Banking / Finance

Spring Tech
30 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Strategy Consultant - Technology, Transformation, Retail, Banking - Manchester The Company An award winning retail / commercial bank is seeking a competent IT Strategy consultant to join their establishment. The bank prides itself on its customer service / satisfaction levels and is seeking a consultant that believes this philosophy and strives to do great things. The Role As an IT Strategy Consultant you will contribute to and support the development and maintenance of the Bank's technology strategy. You will use your expertise, industry experience and analysis to deliver recommendations for the deployment of new technology systems and applications enhancing the existing banking services. Key Responsibilities: Deliver strategic technology advice to stakeholders and identifying solutions to future proof the Bank's technology estate Lead alignment of the technology strategy with business strategy Analyse technology, vendors and specific industry context in which the bank operates while advising how to transform the technology landscape Produce and present reports, strategies, plans, designs, business cases and other key deliverables Maintain a framework for articulating the technology strategy and define a process for ensuring it is measurable and regularly reviewed Assess the IT portfolio and quantify the extent to which architectural design decisions will contribute to achieving the technology strategy Lead development and maintenance of one or more elements of overall technology strategy Advise on how to improve the delivery of technology services and how the IT function operates Coach end educate wider IT community on the value and purpose of the IT strategy including it's key elements and how it should be used Key Skills: Consultancy background in change and transformation projects Strong stakeholder management Developed closely aligned and pragmatic IT strategic plans to establish technology as a key enabler of business strategy Understanding of emerging and innovative technologies e.g Cloud Technology background with early hands on experience on large scale transformational programmes Knowledge and awareness of technology specific retail and commercial banking industry trends, challenges and solutions Specific knowledge in one or more business domains Experience on implanting best practice standards (ITIL, CoBIT etc.) Strong analytical and problem solving skills IT operating models both design and delivery of optimised IT organisations Design and implementation of run and change IT processes focusing on agility and innovation Benefits Salary to £65k Competitive Package Interested? Send your CV now for immediate consideration Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. This job was originally posted as

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