Head of IT (Banking)

  • Job Reference: CJ903
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2020
  • Recruiter: C James
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £85,000 to £100,000
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Craig Grimes
  • Email: CG@c-james.com
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 207 240 0760

Job Description

An international bank seeks to recruit a senior IT professional to act as a subject matter expert across the business and lead the IT division for the bank, with management responsibility for a small team. Suitable candidates should have relevant Banking experience.


  • Manage and develop the overall IT function for the bank in the UK
  • Assess the current IT infrastructure and look to address any potential issues
  • Work to establish and implement relevant IT systems, processes, policies and procedures where necessary
  • Assess and address any potential IT security risks
  • Work with internal departments to identify potential IT requirements
  • Manage interaction and negotiation with relevant vendors
  • Run a strong, responsive IT help desk
  • Manage and motivate a small team of IT professionals
  • Oversee any relevant IT projects
  • Work closely with senior management

Key Skills:

  • 7-10+ years of IT management experience within Banking
  • Team management experience
  • Relevant IT system, network and security knowledge
  • IT project management experience