An exciting Head of Digital Strategy job has just become available at one of the most respected banking firms based in Kuala Lumpur. Reporting directly to the Chief Strategy Officer, this is a role for a leader in their field.
About the Head of Digital Strategy Role: In this business critical role, you will drive the development of the bank’s overall digital strategy and execution of digital initiatives that enhance the unique value proposition of the bank. This involves driving distinctive digital capabilities and innovations that create competitive advantages for the bank that are beneficial to our customers and internal stakeholders. You will also own the development and implementation of the Bank’s digital banking architecture, defining target states and transition roadmap.
Drive and lead transformation of the bank’s digital strategy and ensure the bank is agile, able to adapt to changing business requirements from technology/systems enabler perspective and remains competitive considering incoming competition from fintech as well as other banks
Champion engagements and lead the negotiations pertaining to trade-offs and changes related to digital initiatives between business, IT, strategy, operations, and other related functions
Play a mentorship role to key personnel in digital strategy department and information technology services office, ensuring constant improvement of skills and readying them for upward migration in terms of authority, accountability, and functionality
Advance the bank’s digital strategies through strategic collaborations (or other engagement models) with external parties
Own the development (conceptualisation) and implementation of the bank’s digital banking strategy, including architecture, defining target states and transition roadmap, taking into consideration the multifaceted issues/challenges and uncertainties in the industry, coming up with fit-for-purpose design that is aligned to the bank’s mandate and competitive positioning
Act as the digital banking domain subject matter expert and trusted internal advisor by providing thought leadership and apprising key stakeholders within the bank on the latest digital trends and opportunities that exist in the digital banking space, and to facilitate informed decision-making at senior management and board level
Champion a transformative process optimisation initiatives that reduce operational inefficiencies, through the utilisation of innovative digital solutions
To succeed in the Head of Digital Strategy job, you will need to have the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with senior business development teams.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Banking, Finance, Information Technology, or related
10 - 15 years in digital strategy/IT/transformation (or strong demonstration of equivalent capability)
Experience in senior management or managerial job
Expertise in both Strategy Formulation and strong exposure on IT (modern architecture)
Experience and involvement in transformation/transition of enterprise towards agile from traditional waterfall methodology and practices
Good understanding on General Banking System
Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
Strong Leadership skills
Strong understanding and able to drive and apply agile methodology and practices
Excellent written/verbal communication
Ability to lead, motivate, and guide the enterprise and staff to achieve the set target
This banking firm needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. With great clients and known for their corporate entertainment, they have won many awards. The culture is demanding, but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude, the potential rewards are significant. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Head of Digital Strategy job.
Apply today or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss this new opportunity.
Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.
Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd Business Registration Number : 729828-T Licence Number : JTKSM 423C
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