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Head of IT Strategy / Enterprise Architecture - Wealth Mgmt

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    London, England

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    £150000.00 - £250000.00 per annum

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    Rick Seivewright

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Head of IT Strategy / Enterprise Architecture - Wealth Management

Private Equity business in London is currently looking to recruit for a Head of IT Strategy / Enterprise Architecture to support the Technical Due Diligence strategy team to undertake deep technical analysis of businesses they're interested in acquiring into their portfolio. The client is looking for deeply technical Tech leader, you maybe have been a CTO or Head of in a previous role and now you would consider joining a disrupter as opposed to traditional consulting organisations to support them as they scale.

This is a truly unique opportunity to work directly for the Head of Due Diligence, joining a recently formed PE business headed out of New York with a large and growing London presence, looking to grow their portfolio at pace. The work will be in the Wealth / Asset Management / Capital Markets space, so a deep knowledge of this area is essential.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Examine all detailed elements of technologies the advisory firm are potentially interested in acquiring, working with the Technology Due Diligence Manager and Head of Due Diligence
  • Providing reports of findings to easily understandable business language for the less technical Manager to provide to management
  • Work with the Technical Due Diligence manager & Head of Due Diligence to provide expertise (pre-acquisition) to ensure accurate market valuation of any potential acquisitions
  • Close monitoring of possible technology changes and immediately escalating any possible red flags / risks to management teams

Required Experience:

  • Must have extensive background working within either Private Equity, Asset or Wealth Management or traditional consulting firm advising PE, Asset or Wealth Management clients
  • Minimum of 10 years experience undertaking deep technical analysis of technologies in a pre-acquisition environment
  • Able to work well autonomously & with peers
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience proving reports to management of deeply technical findings translated into business speak
  • Experience building relationships with senior figures in 3rd party external clients
  • Passion to work directly for a disrupter PE firm

If you'd like to learn more or apply for this role directly, please contact rick@pioneer-search.com