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Head, Technology

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Apr 2, 2024 (10 days ago)

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Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 8+ years of proven experience in technology leadership roles, preferably within the financial services industry or investment firms
  • Expertise in technology infrastructure management, software development, data management, and analytics
  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and regulatory compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute technology strategies aligned with business goals.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Responsibilities
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 8+ years of proven experience in technology leadership roles, preferably within the financial services industry or investment firms
  • Expertise in technology infrastructure management, software development, data management, and analytics
  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and regulatory compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute technology strategies aligned with business goals.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • The Head of Technology is responsible for overseeing the technological infrastructure and driving digital innovation within Sankore.
  • You will play a crucial role in aligning technology strategies with the business objectives of the firm, optimizing operational efficiency, and enabling growth through the effective use of technology solutions.
  • This position requires a strong blend of technical expertise, strategic thinking, and leadership skills.
  • You will report to the MD.

Key Duties

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive technology strategy that supports the firm's overall business goals and objectives.
  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and industry trends to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of robust and scalable technology infrastructure, including networks, servers, databases, and software systems.
  • Regularly assess infrastructure performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement necessary upgrades or enhancements.
  • Lead the development, customization, and integration of software applications and solutions to support various business functions, such as investment analysis, portfolio management, risk assessment, and reporting.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather requirements, prioritize projects, and ensure timely delivery of solutions
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and technology partners to leverage their expertise and services as needed
  • Oversee the implementation of data management strategies, including data acquisition, storage, cleansing, and analytics
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies to address potential technology-related risks and vulnerabilities
  • Establish and maintain robust cybersecurity measures and protocols to safeguard sensitive data, systems, and infrastructure
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration between technology teams and other business units within the firm

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