Head of Systems & Applications – Financial Services

London, £100k – 130k plus bonus plus bens
Reference: RC5995

Head of Systems & Applications – Financial Services

London, City

£100k – 130k plus bonus plus bens

MS Technologies, Systems Architecture


Head of Systems & Applications is required by leading and prestigious financial services organisation based in the City of London. This is a pivotal and high profile role with the purpose of leading and defining strategy, process and change across the business.

This role will see you managing a high performing team within business applications whilst maintaining and nurturing relationships with board level and often global stakeholders. You will serve as the senior technical liaison between the company and the business and lead work to evaluate, design and develop technical solutions and process for core business applications, driving projects and innovation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Line management of a high performing team and overall responsibility for their direct reports
  • Close liaison with CTO, CIO and COO to manage deliverables for core applications
  • Manage relationships with external IT suppliers
  • Define strategy and influence change
  • Represent the Company in industry groups
  • Stakeholder management at a senior / board level


Key Requirements:


  • Experience in system management and/or implementation
  • Prior experience managing a high functioning and successful team
  • Previous financial services experience is highly desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft technologies and a keen interest in market development


For a consultation on this highly unique and sought-after role please send your CV to Ellis McWilton at Arc IT Recruitment ASAP.  

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