SPW Digital Technology Lead *Fixed Term Maternity Cover*
End Date \nSaturday 26 September 2020\n \n Salary Range \n£70,950 - £94,600\n \n We support agile working - click here for more information on agile working options. \n \n Agile Working Options \nFlexible / Variable Hours, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion\n \n Job Description Summary \nSchroders Personal Wealth (SPW) is a joint venture between Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders - two of the UK's largest names in banking and asset management. We were created to help more people across the UK benefit from financial advice. We have the advantage of solid foundations and a strong heritage, but we take a fresh, transparent, and personal approach to financial planning.\nWe aim to provide clients with clarity and transparency in everything we do. This includes using technology to explain how long-term financial planning can add value to people's lives; to give people access to information about their financial wellbeing; and to communicate with their adviser when it's convenient for the client. \n \nOur heritage may be 250 years old, but our sights are firmly set on the future.\nThe newly formed SPW Technology & Engineering function is responsible for building the technology platform to support our new venture. We are entirely in the cloud, taking advantage of powerful commoditised offerings where we can, and building bespoke cloud-native solutions when they can differentiate us from our competition.\n \nWhat you'll do\n \nAs the Digital Technology Lead (fixed term Maternity Cover), you will report directly to the Head of Client & Advisor Technology, with the goal of ensuring that the Digital Ecosystem within SPW supports the constant enhancement of the digital journey for our end clients. This will include working with the business to ensure a seamless digital experience is in place for SPW clients. You will be responsible for managing a small central team to achieve these objectives.\nYou will lead a cross functional team of developers, analysts and UX/CX that will work with key business and technology stakeholders to create and deliver a roadmap that supports increased engagement with SPW and drive the generation of leads through our digital channels. Working with the Architecture & Engineering function, you will ensure that your team adheres to the development and release standards and practices set.\n \nWe believe in an open and collaborative working environment, and we want you to draw upon your experience to establish this culture within the team, whilst ensuring we do not skip over our regulatory obligations around process controls.\n \nJob Description\n \n What we're looking for \n You come from a background of experience with Digital delivery and marketing experience. You understand the many aspects of "data" and appreciate its value to an organisation like SPW. You have worked on public-facing systems, and understand how to build them to be secure, scalable and resilient. You have worked in/led a cross functional team delivering against tight timeframes. \n \n Your qualities \n Humble: you acknowledge your strengths, and also your weaknesses; you work for more than your own personal glory. Curious: you follow the latest technology developments, and explore ways they can be adopted. Creative: you think beyond the obvious. Thorough: you consider the full-picture, and understand that details can matter. Calm: you're positive under pressure and happy to take the lead in challenging times. Empathy: you support the team you work with and ensure they have a good work/life balance \n \n You belong here \n \nSchroders Personal Wealth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief, socio-economic background, educational background, or age.\n \n At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop. \n \n We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.
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