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Retail Banking and Wealth Management serves more than 50 million customers worldwide with a complete range of banking and wealth management services to enable them to manage their finances and protect and build their financial futures.
It is a global business that brings together management responsibility for Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance and Asset Management with a focus on customer-
centric propositions and innovative and efficient distribution channels. We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Platform .
Provide a common vision and architecture across all relevant projects, ensuring technology reuse where appropriate.
Influence project definition, inject a broader view, review relevant projects, assess the level of strategic alignment and risk, and play a leading role in resolving any issues that arise.
Review and approve specifications to fit systems to the solution architecture.
Ensure that solutions being designed and delivered are compliant with the stated requirements and that the scope is controlled.
Document the end to end Solution Portfolios within a solution space, work with business analysts and business sponsors to define the business scope and, in conjunction with domain architects, craft a technical solution to support the defined needs.
Recommend solutions for the improved use of IT solutions and applications within the context of the wider enterprise architecture.
Oversee one or more solution areas, provide direction to project teams and establish the architect’s role within the business system areas.
Make technological choices regarding products, methodologies, industry standards, and vendors to guide IT staff who buy, build or operate applications and services.
Introduce new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards where needed.
Demonstrated successful records of rapidly building relationships with key stakeholders
Strong working experience in all aspects of Tier 1 applications
Strong understanding of strategic planning, including managing business change, business process and business cases
Proven working experience of current and strategic trends in key sectors of Information Technology industry
Strong track record in technical expertise in multiple IT roles
Good understanding of the global strategies of the Group and ability to collaborate with the business at a global level to accomplish these strategies
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the capacity to articulate the case for IT investments and alternatives in the language of business
Well proven ability to understand and interpret complex business and IT requirements
Very strong ability to assess IT trends
Good negotiation, influencing and mediation skills
You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.
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