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Head of Business Solutions, Credit Cards, £150,000 + Benefits

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £125000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + + Extensive Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Richard Puckett
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 February 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -012021-455637

Head of Business Solutions, Credit Cards, London £150,000 Plus Extensive Benefits

My Rapidly Growing Credit Cards Client are looking for a Head of Business Solutions to lead the definition and execution of technology solutions in partnership with Internal / External delivery partners. The role is responsible for 3 core solutions areas:

1. Business analysis (Agile and Waterfall)

2. Technical solution design: defining and documenting solution designs for all internal and external product areas in their predefined domain areas (e.g. collections, acquisitions, etc..)

3. Architecture (enterprise or high-level solutions architectures): setting the standards, principles as well as the technologies used to deliver technology solutions.

This role will cover the following domain areas: End to end architecture, Core products, Acquisitions, Finance & Payments, Customer servicing & communications and Collections.

Key Accountabilities

· Implement agreed strategic direction for business capability development, future growth, customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.

· Design and support the delivery of technology solutions across all technical domain areas through internal and external delivery partners

· Develop and maintain a target architectural road map for the enterprise. Ensure clear and wide communication of this target road map along with architectural decisions, plans, goals, and strategies.

· Oversee end-to-end integrated systems design to meet the company's strategic needs

· Deliver accurate and complete documentation of the company's technologies and architectures.

· Ensure the development and maintenance of current and planned state architectural blueprints

· Agree and manage exceptions to architectural standards

· Identify architectural risks and agree remediation plans

· Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency in line with business strategy

· Ensure the solutions designs are as future-proof as possible. When a design decision is required, ensure that senior leadership have objective information to make an informed decision

· Ensure designs do not create risk exposure to the organisation or its clients and customers. If risks are inevitable, ensure documentation and acceptance by the relevant internal governance structures

· Lead a team of solutions architects, business and technical analysts and ensure they have all the tools and knowledge / skills vital for them to do their jobs effectively

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

To qualify for this truly unique opportunity Head of Business Solutions must possess:

· Experience owning Credit Card Platforms Architecture End to end (Including First Vision or Equivalent e.g TS2)

· Experience in leading teams made up of solutions architects, business & technical analysts

· Extensive experience in working with Agile Development teams

· Consistent track record in delivering sophisticated enterprise-level technology solutions

· Strong Stakeholder Management Experience

· Experience of Managing and Growing High Performing teams

This is a truly outstanding opportunity that offers successful Head of Business Solutions applicants unrivalled technical challenge, career progression and earnings potential.

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