Technology Strategy Lead

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 28 days ago
Contact: Maricris Fermin
Discipline:
Reference: 261410

Technology Strategy Lead

  • Permanent role
  • Work location: CBD area

Our Client

  • Leading financial services company

The Opportunity

We are looking for a visionary and strategic leader to become a Technology Strategy Lead. Working directly with the Chief Strategy Officer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future technology landscape of the company. You will be responsible for crafting and executing a comprehensive technology strategy, ensuring it aligns seamlessly with ongoing transformation program and drives operational excellence across the Technology team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and define a future-proof technology strategy aligned with the company's overall business objectives and transformation goals.
  • Regularly review and update the technology strategy, adapting to evolving market trends, regulatory changes, and business needs.
  • Map the technology roadmap to the company's ongoing transformation program, ensuring technology initiatives and investments directly support program objectives.
  • Lead the strategic alignment of technology operations with the defined strategy, bridging the gap between strategy and execution.
  • Prioritize and allocate technology resources effectively, optimizing investment decisions to maximize value and impact.
  • Identify and assess emerging technologies and their potential to create competitive advantages within the industry.
  • Champion innovation and adoption of new technologies within the Technology team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Lead and manage a team of high-performing technology strategy professionals, providing guidance and development opportunities.
  • Partner with key stakeholders across the organization, including business units, leadership teams, and external vendors, to ensure alignment and collaboration.
  • Communicate the technology strategy effectively to all stakeholders, building understanding and buy-in across the organization.

Your Background

  • Degree in Business Administration, Technology Management, or a related field, with 15+ years of experience in strategic technology leadership within a complex financial services organization.
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and implementing technology strategies that drive business transformation and growth.
  • Deep understanding of the insurance industry and the evolving technology landscape impacting the sector.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex business challenges into effective technology solutions.
  • Strategic thinking and vision, with the ability to think long-term and anticipate future trends.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, able to influence and build consensus across diverse stakeholders.
  • Leadership and team management expertise, able to inspire and motivate a team of high-performing individuals.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, fostering collaboration and trust across the organization.
  • Knowledge of the global insurance industry and regulatory landscape related to technology risk is highly desirable.
Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or send your CV directly to Maricris Fermin (EA Reg no: R1110126) at Maricris.Fermin@peoplebank.asia.

Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence Number: 08C5248.