Global Head of Production Support - Investment Bank

  • SGD400000 - SGD600000 per annum SGD
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • iKas International , EA Licence No: 16S8086
  • 13 Sep 18 2018-09-13

Working for a global investment bank this is a fantastic opportunity to assist in redefining how the Application Production Support function will look over the coming years. This role will suit a change agent who enjoys the challenge of transforming a business, making it more efficient and effective. This Singapore based position will require someone to have a solid background in leading Application Production Support teams and Infrastructure teams that manage Datacentres. This being a global role the successful candidate will need to have multi-country leadership experience.

Working for a global investment bank this is a fantastic opportunity to assist in redefining how the Application Production Support function will look over the coming years. This role will suit a change agent who enjoys the challenge of transforming a business, making it more efficient and effective.

This Singapore based position will require someone to have a solid background in leading Application Production Support teams and Infrastructure teams that manage Datacentres. This being a global role the successful candidate will need to have multi-country leadership experience.

Key responsibilities :

  • Report to the CIO of this Investment Bank
  • Lead a team of 250 across 28 countries with 8 direct reports
  • Lead and manage the production support teams across : Transaction Banking, FX, Trade Finance
  • Manage datacentres and infrastructure
  • Liaise with peers across tech teams in Singapore and globally to deliver solutions for the wider business
  • Working with the CIO put together a strategy for Global Production Support
  • Drive Automation and rationalisation as part of this strategy
  • Manage Vendors
  • Focus will be on 60 % application production support and 40% infrastructure leadership

Experience Required

  • 15-25+ years experience in IT
  • Regional and global experience in terms of leading Application / Production Support / IT Services teams
  • Have high level architectural knowledge to redesign the Application Support function
  • Be able to a show in-depth technical knowledge across Application Production Support architecture and associated IT Infrastructure within a large Bank
  • Having a solid infrastructure background must be able to manage datacentres and the associated technology
  • Strong strategic ability to be able to identify where cost savings / improvements can be made via Automation and/or process efficiency.
  • Understand how DevOps and cloud services can be used effectively
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to deal with C-Level and junior staff
  • Solid Vendor management experience, including negotiation skills
  • Banking experience within an Investment Banking is preferred

APPLY now and send your resume to Adam Davies at adavies@ikasinternational.com

Adam Davies is a registered recruitment agent R1326604

iKas International (Asia) Pte Ltd is a registered Employment Agency with the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (EA License Number: 16S8086

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