London, United Kingdom
Team Lead position as Head of Infrastructure
London based global team of circa. 15
Sector: Asset Management/Hedge Fund
You will be inheriting a well-established team, which is renowned for providing hands on executive IT support to the highest levels of service. This is a newly created role where you will spearhead the team to deliver a first in class experience for all technology users.
This role is primarily London based, but will require travel to other offices at times. A true mix of controlling the hands-on day to day work, combined with setting longer term strategic and team goals is required, with a keen eye for detail and commercially minded to anticipate what is required next from the team.
Within the business this role is a key contributor to the overall success, and therefore this individual should be comfortable interacting with all levels of stakeholder within the business in both technical and non-technical situations – including C Level individuals and Front Office employees such as traders and portfolio managers.
You will be responsible for all aspects of people management including recruitment, training and direction but this is not simply a managerial role, but more of a role where this individual will lead by experience and desire to deliver a first class support team to a high performing and fast paced business.
What is required:
• 2.1 Degree or above
• Experience working in Financial Services, Investment Bank, Trading, Asset & Investment Management or the Hedge Fund Space
• Several years’ experience leading a team of 4 or more
• Strong computer/engineering/technical knowledge
• Ability to manage and motivate a cross functional team