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We’re always on the lookout for talented and experienced people. If you'd like to chat about any roles, or wish to apply, please contact Fiona MacInnes on FionaMacInnes@folk2folk.com or call 01566 788 350.

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  • Chief Technology Officer

    Location: Head Office, Launceston

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Application Closes:

    ROLE SUMMARY:

    We have an opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as Chief Technology Officer.

    This role has responsibility for the development, maintenance and delivery of the strategic vision for information technology and digital, information security and business operations processes.

    The initial priority is to develop a technology solution that serves our customers’ needs but is aligned to our business strategy, and drives system automation to improve speed and efficiency.

    The successful candidate will provide strategic and operational leadership for employees, infrastructure and systems landscape, inspiring the organisation around a consolidated vision and value for IT

    We can offer a competitive salary and employee benefits that include a generous death in service and a pension scheme, as well as the opportunity to help drive the growth and success of our business.

    We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate that she/he has lead, managed and developed high performing IT teams. An understanding of an ALC process and experience with at least one coding language is essential as is the ability to learn and apply new systems and applications to solve customer issues. An understanding of the Peer to Peer lending space would be an advantage.

     

    PURPOSE:

    Responsible for the development, maintenance and delivery of the strategic vision for information technology and digital, information security and business operations processes.

     

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

    • Leading, managing, and developing high performing IT teams
    • Understanding of Peer to Peer lending space
    • Understanding of ALC process and experience with at least one coding language
    • Ability to learn and apply new systems and applications to solve customer problems

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Set the vision and strategy for IT that aligns with the overall business strategy
    • Provide strategic and operational leadership for employees, infrastructure and systems landscape, inspiring the organisation around a consolidated vision and value for IT
    • Drive system automation by leveraging technology
    • Align technology solution that serves our customer needs against our business strategy
    • Develop and maintains the business process and systems architecture
    • Agree/manage SLAs with internal stakeholders and externally with service providers
    • Ensure that Technology standards and policies are implemented aimed at maximising effectiveness and minimising costs
    • Ensure that all processes and information management systems and networks operate according to internal security, standards, external accrediting agency standards, regulatory agencies and legal requirements, including FCA
    • Own all IT development projects and the outcomes with measurable results
    • Work closely with the leadership team to identify risks and opportunities
    • Develop and maintain system recovery plan in the event of power failure
    • Develop and enforces policies to ensure the protection of the company’s IT assets and data integrity
    • Develop and monitor the approved annual operating and capital budgets for IT systems
    • Any other duties as required

     

    KEY COMPETENCIES:

    • Customer Focus
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
    • Responsibility and leadership
    • Results Focused

     

    RESPONSIBLE FOR:

    • Process Improvement Analyst
    • Software Engineer
    • Business Intelligence Analyst

     

    REPORTS TO:

    Chief Executive Officer