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Head of Technology

Location City of London, United Kingdom
Posted 10-October-2020

Head of Technology Vacancy | InsureTech | London | Sales and Underwriting

Your new company
Requires a Head of Technology, they are best known as one of the largest traditional insurers in The World. They view the technological innovation of their business as being integral to increasing cost efficiencies, better managing resources and ultimately understanding their customers and clients better.

Your new role
Will be to operate as the go-to person for technology within the UK business. You will be the technical translator between the tech team and C-suite( mainly CEO, COO) and other important vendors. You will lead a team of approximately 20 staff split between P&C and application specialists whilst gaining additional help from contractors. Your new company has many Legacy applications which requires you to be able to manage 3rd vendors (consultancies) and also oversee the transition into a new single insurance platform. You will use your technical expertise to help build a technical team.

What you'll need to succeed

Stakeholder Management skills - experience reporting into C-Suite;experience of negotiating and influencing executive level sponsors;demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels in IT and business;experience of managing cross functional teams and global Matrix management;experience of working in an agile environment;experience provide leadership, direction, training and support across the team and business divisionyou'll lead, motivate and manage a multi-functional team to ensure the overall output and quality of the service provided by the team is within specified levels;you'll drive and foster a culture of continuous improvement, motivation, collaboration, empowerment and entrepreneurialism within the department.Commitment to getting things done not only theoretical solutions.

What you'll get in return
Very competitive salary, flexible working arrangements with central London office for a large company heavily invested in digital transformation. This role will quite quickly develop into a CIO role depending on your commitment to achieving commercial and technological deliverables.

What you need to do now
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