Head of Technology – Digital
AIA
Auckland City, AUK
4d ago
source : ExploreJobs

At AIA, our vision is to help people live healthier, longer, better lives by encouraging them to make positive lifestyle changes one step at a time.

Our firm belief is that by following our Operating Philosophy of doing the right thing, in the right way with the right people, the results will come.

AIA Insurance for Life, Health and Wellbeing.The Opportunity at AIA.We’re embarking on an exciting journey in our digital strategy at AIA NZ and are looking for an inspiring and forward-thinking leader to be help us achieve success with our Digital vision.

This role of Head of Technology Digital role is a valuable and key member of the Technology Leadership Team (LT) and will contribute to the successful enablement of our IT strategy, vision and roadmap.

As a technology leader, you’ll build trustful and inclusive relationships and be a strategic partner to the AIA Customer business unit.

Your customer centricity, expertise and thought leadership in technology will support current and future needs.Key Responsibilities : You’ll provide an influential reference point for the use of Digital Technology to achieve business outcomes and you demonstrate clear thought leadership in guiding the Technology Digital team forwards.

Be the primary IT point of contact for assigned BU’s and be accountable for e2e delivery all IT services to those BU’s, working closely and collaboratively with other IT functions.

Create a strategic plan that defines how technology will work alongside equivalent technology teams in Australia and Group to contribute to business units’ strategic objectives and related costs and risks.

Continuously explore ways to innovate and apply new technologies / business models to grow business results and the customer experience.

Assesses the performance of existing digital and information systems in terms of contribution to business objectives, functionality, stability and value.

Ensures the correct structure is in place for program / project / delivery teams to ensure success, incorporating required skills from the business and actively sourcing resources from delivery partner organisations if and as required.

Act as a role model by consistently displaying leadership behaviour that encourages productive working relationships and a strong performance culture.

About you : You’ll be a collaborative and engaging leader who values being in a business that is committed to diversity and inclusion and will relish being able to foster this culture (see some of our success here)You’ll bring Subject Matter Expertise / Domain knowledge, with an emphasis in the Digital domain.

Deep team leadership and strategic business partnership experience with proven outcomes in the Digital domain.Demonstrates sound analytical skills, including an understanding of business economics and financial resources.

Strong project management skills, with a proven track record of delivery.Effective stakeholder management & engagement skills.

Solid experience of working in the Digital Technology space, ideally across industries with acknowledged digital leadership.

An academic backing with appropriate qualifications is preferred i.e. Bachelor, Technical Degree or Tertiary qualifications in Technology or similarExperience in either Financial Services / Banking / Insurance would be valued.

Applications close : 25 November 2020Recruitment Agencies : Our Talent team does not require any recruitment agency support.

Interested Candidates : Apply using the Apply ’ button. No emailed applications accepted. For general enquiries only, contact : Healthier, Longer, Better LivesAt AIA, wellbeing is at our core.

We understand that healthy employees are happy employees. That’s why we have a culture of care that promotes wellbeing and flexibility, recharge days, flexible work arrangements and an AIA Vitality membership.

We focus on career development, people development and leadership capability, so that you’ll be nurtured and have every opportunity to reach your full potential.

We recognise your efforts and hard work because we understand that everyone in our AIA family is important. When people feel valued, they become more productive and satisfied, and we want you to feel inspired every day.

We are an equal opportunity employer that embraces and values diversity and inclusion in our workforce. We believe that for people to be their best selves at work, they must feel they can be themselves.

We celebrate both our differences and similarities including how we dress, and we trust our employees to dress appropriately and comfortably for their day.

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