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Head of Automation (IT Operations)

Head of Automation (IT Operations)

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £700 - £900 per day

  • Contact:

    James Geens

  • Contact email:

    james.geens@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J14729_1618940018

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-20

Our client, one of the largest transactional banks in the world, are searching for a Head of Automation to provide the delivery of technology solutions and 'Run' support of functions directly for global operations.

The Head of Automation will have accountability for end-to-end delivery of Automation IT services to businesses and will also be accountable for the development and operations of a defined range of IT products and services provided to Global Businesses/Functions. They will lead individuals, who are primarily within the same IT Function or Global Business/Function and across multiple geographies.

You will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of RPA and WFM supporting activities across the Operations Technology portfolio of work. The leadership, management, development and support of all Ops Tech Automation team resources
  • The Automation expertise, advice, guidance to Operations Technology and business leads in support of the Global Operations technology portfolio
  • Control over end-to-end Automation IT services that have transitioned to Run alongside the delivery of all change activity

Required:

  • University graduate preferably with a degree in Management, Finance or IT.
  • Experience in a service company model.
  • Previous background of working in a matrix organisational structure.
  • Evidence of senior level delivery in a similar role within a global organisation.
  • Extensive background in programme and project management.
  • Essential - RPA experience and preferably Blue Prism