Head of IT - Asset Management

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: 00
Recruiter: Mindworx Consulting
Job Ref: CON000837/MM2
Summary: My client in the financial services sector is looking for a Head if IT that has worked within Insurance Investments or Corporate Investment Banking to formulate an IT business model and strategy in alignment with the overall organisation strategy; contributing to strategy formulation and enabling organisation wide adoption



Job Description

This person must have experience in Asset Management within Investment or Corporate and Investment Departments in Insurance and Banking space

This person will drive the successful management and delivery of strategic technology solutions with the objective to ensure the business retains an efficient, effective and scalable operating platform to meet its current and future business aspirations

They will also manage infrastructure for business operations


  • Honours degree. (Physical, Mathematical, Engineering, Computer and Life Sciences)
  • Academic Sub Type: Information Systems, Information Technology or equivalent


  • 8 - 10 years of experience in progressively responsible management and information
  • systems related positions; of which 3 - 4 years at senior management level
  • 8 to 10 years Asset Management Experience
  • Worked on Asset management applications e.g.:

          o HiPort
          o PControl
          o FinSwitch
          o Charles River
          o APT (Risk Solution)

  • Must also have strong experience with working with the Regulatory and Compliance aspect of Asset Management. Process Re-engineering, Data Warehousing and experience on Cloud technologies is also required
  • Good understanding of financial risk management and application infrastructure requirements
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
  • Knowledge of business applications and their configuration to maximize efficiencies and business value
  • Managing and delivering complex technology solutions

NB: Candidates that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered


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