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Head of IT

  • Job reference: 24023
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics
  • Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
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A global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviours to drive revenue and value for clients are seeking a Head of IT for their Insurance capability based in South London/Surrey.

The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits, Insurance and Assistance.

You will support the CIO in the implementation and delivery of the consolidated group function, acting as a key advisor as necessary and a key collaborator with other senior members of IT. The successful candidate will be tasked with leading the delivery of technology into Insurance and Assistance; becoming a trusted partner, supporting, and contributing to the definition and implementation of the business strategy.

You will agree and manage the technology budget for the division, manage a team of technical staff and partners in a matrix fashion, and ensure that there is a cost effective delivery of service, acting as a point of escalation when necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define the strategic approach to meet the needs of Insurance & Assistance.
  • Drive the Technology elements of the Insurance & Assistance annual strategy, planning and budgetary process.
  • Develop strategies and roadmaps for business systems within Insurance & Assistance to deliver sustainable long term benefits including reuse and removal of complexity and duplication.
  • Internally support the Group CIO to deliver the long term technology strategy for Technology as it applies to Insurance & Assistance.
  • Degree qualified in a quantitative subject. May have a postgraduate qualification such as an MSc, MBA, or other business or scientific qualification

If you think your profile matches the above then please do send your CV directly to Rhys.davies@lafosse .com.

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