Business Application Team Lead, £100k, London

London, England
Up to £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Med
15 May 2019
22 May 2019
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Contract Type
Full Time

Business Applications Team Lead, London, £100,000

Their activities include market analysis and research, broking and trading in primary and secondary debt and equity securities, advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, and marketing and trading over‐the‐counter derivative contracts.

Department and Role Overview

The role of Business Application team lead will work to manage and lead the new Business Application team. They will also operate as part of the team, owning applications. This team is organised as SME's for application support across front and back office. They are the systems owners of applications, responsible for advanced troubleshooting, issue management, application configuration, access control and ensure that documentation and process (governance). They are responsible for regular application releases and testing, as well as vendor management.

Key Job Functions

  • Manage a team of Business Application SME's and support personnel.
  • Ensure application documentation, support processes and deployment documentation are maintained Maintain P&P for team and ensure that it is followed.
  • Produce MI on team activities and application performance Application ownership and responsibility Forward thinking and strategic vision for making ongoing improvements Responsibility and Authority Responsible for the activities of the Business Application Team.
  • Owner of key Business Application relationships and representative of the team to management.

Organisational Structure

This role reports to the Director's Key Stakeholders. This role will have heavy interaction with all Business departments, front and back.

Specific Experience and Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.
  • Proven track record of managing an Application (support) team Experience of front to back office trading and risk management software trading systems
  • Experience and understanding of a Securities banking environment Excellent analytical and problem‐solving skills Understanding of bank Operational processes and BAU expectations
  • Demonstrated experience managing, end to end, design, definition and delivery of technical solutions in‐line with strategic goals
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with high level stakeholders in a financial environment
  • Ability to handle communications at all levels from across the whole business, including Front Office Hands‐on experience with manual / automated testing environments
  • Experience with Vendor Management preferred (not required) Key Skills & Abilities Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management Strong analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements skills working with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS Power Point.

Business Applications Team Lead, London, £100,000

This role is being represented by Annapurna on behalf of the client, please send CV's through to

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