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Head of Payments - Core Banking and Payment Plaforms

  • Location: Glasgow
  • £ Salary: £150000.00 - £195000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Eileen Fletcher
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 03 March 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -022024-483612

Head of Payments - Core Banking - Payments Platform

Our Financial Services client is looking for a Head of Payments to join them to lead the future of digital banking and play a pivotal role in driving innovation and success!

Reporting directly to the CIO, Core Banking and Payments, the Head of Payments will lead a dedicated product and platform development teams responsible for the creation, operation, and management of a successful identity, authentication, and authorisation platform and strategy. The role involves close collaboration with digital products leadership to formulate a roadmap supporting a unified, channel-agnostic identity capability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an enterprise customer identity strategy, establishing a persistent team for building, releasing, operating, and supporting the platform.
  • Collaborate with third parties to maintain top quartile performance in service availability.
  • Manage the financial and capacity portfolio with a focus on cost control, investment spend, and consistent methodology.
  • Lead, motivate, and develop a high-performing team fostering a culture that aligns with the business purpose.
  • Cultivate continuous improvement, flexibility, and effectiveness, promoting satisfaction among colleagues, customers, and the community.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory requirements, and cybersecurity plans.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Oversee production stability, performance, uptime, and availability of Identity systems and platforms.
  • Ensure delivery of the strategic roadmap for Identity, Authentication, and Authorization within budget and expected milestones.
  • Maintain tight controls on finances, resource demand/supply, and drive high productivity.
  • Lead the development of the domain technology strategy in line with Technology Design Standards

Experience & Knowledge: Experience:

  • +10 years in senior Payments/core banking leadership roles
  • Strong track record in leading change delivery with measurable results
  • Business partnering and major transformation experience in the FS sector
  • Broad understanding of technology principles, consumer identity technology, and UK payments and banking regulatory requirements.
  • Detailed understanding of change methods, digital platforms, data strategy concepts, software development techniques, and Cloud computing/Open Banking strategies.
  • Strong banking commercial skills in driving new revenues and optimizing cost
  • Expertise in business and commercial insights, consulting, leadership, sales, relationship focus, networking, communication, personal resilience, managing change, continuous improvement, innovation, analysis, problem-solving, business acumen, managing risk, delivering results, and strategic focus.
  • Resilient under pressure and challenging deadlines.
  • Innovative, curious, calm, and balanced in all circumstances.
  • Customer-focused, a developer of people, and a leadership role model.
  • Quick grasp of complex information, a trusted business partner, and a strong stakeholder influencer.

If you have the above experience please submit your CV or reach out - eileenfletcher@hydrogengroup.com

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