Our client in the Banking industry is looking for a Head of their Business Banking Product Lines in Sandton The purpose of the role is to integrate and align an entire Product Line through guiding and coaching Product Heads so that best in world’ products are developed according to the requirements of the Business Owner / s and organisational strategy and objectives.
The Product Heads will directly report into this role.Key Performance areas : Business and organisational strategy for a Product Line.
Leadership and guidance of Product Heads.Business Owner stakeholder relationship.Financial / budget management.Product line leadershipQualificationsHonours Degree in Commerce or Business Management or any commercial, business or technology related major (Minimum)Masters Degree in Commerce or Business Management (Ideal)Experience12+ yrs.
experience in business management at a senior level in an innovative high performing environment, where technology is at the forefront.
Ideally experience in a banking of Fin Tech. environment, but product line dependent.8+ years’ experience managing people including providing guidance and direction to senior managers, serving as arbitrator when required.
Providing thought leadership and vision, identifying and promoting strategic opportunities for the organisation.Aligning multiple teams and products and their strategies with a central organisational strategy and relatedManaging multiple initiatives with competing priorities and experience in influencing multiple, diverse stakeholders at all levels, both business and technology.
Business and product vision; has had ownership and oversight of products previously.Working at different levels in an organisation (strategic, tactical and technical levels) but significant experience of corporate strategy thinking and planning.
Communicating with technical and non-technical senior stakeholders across multiple business units.Leading, being a mentor and earning trust across different levels and multiple groups of a large organizationUsing influence and relationships to drive and achieve objectives.
Leading and managing senior and technical managers to deliver, with delivery in an agile manner and at a scaled levelManaging and working with remote / hybrid teamsKnowledgeStrategic and commercial thinking at an organisation wide level and perspective.
able to take a big picture’ view, assess, make a logical, sound decision and influence others to achieve objectives.People leadership and management practices to empower, create focus and delivery.
Organising, planning and prioritising work.Data-driven approach; analytical and quantitative skills.Technologically literate and able to adapt to new technologies.
Able to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.Skills : Strategic Thinking skillsCommercial thinking skillsCommunication skillsInterpersonal and Relationship management skillsDecision-making skills