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IT Lead Products

ING Group Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Competitive
IT Lead Products
IT Lead Products

Location: Acanthus, Amsterdam

Department: Tech DBNL /Products

Position: IT Lead Products

Job Scale: JCF 15 (KF 21)

Job Environment

We are TECH DBNL. We drive sustainable progress for all - powered by technology!

Our purpose is to serve our NL customers in the best possible way. We want to offer the most effortless and relevant banking experience in the Netherlands. Banking experiences that make it easier for anyone to pay, plan, reach their goals in life and in business, expand their business, do the right thing, and withstand the unexpected. Our products and services are built on technology. The IT Lead Products will lead an organization of ~330 people and set it up for future success.

Job description

We are looking for a senior Tech leader in our Products domain. The Products domain encompasses all IT capabilities related to enable and support the business model and 24/7 life cycle management of direct retail products, such as current accounts, saving accounts, loyalty, pricing & billing, investments, consumer loans and insurance

Translating and implementing the IT strategy in line with the bank's Horizon 28 strategy . Understanding business challenges, which leads to design and develop technology that drives innovation throughout the organisation and guarantees excellent customer experiences . Ensuring a safe and compliant bank, stability and reliability of the IT landscape (including a simplified IT architecture) and defining and implementing a proper vendor and sourcing strategy.

Creating and ensuring the engineering culture and one Agile Way of Working within your domain. In this capacity, you act as an ambassador for cultural change and serve as a role model. Stimulating collaboration between and alignment across people, tribes, squads, areas and chapters. Furthermore you'll drive cross-cultural collaboration and create an atmosphere in which everyone feels appreciated. You work closely with a multitude of stakeholders globally within tech and business and align them around the common Tech vision, strategy and way of working.

As the provider of Investments Shared Platform and Pricing & Billing Platform(EPOS) you will be setting the strategy and direction of these platforms and leading rollout to other ING countries. Providing a scalable, efficient, reliable and cost effective solutions to ING world wide, you will be playing a big role in ING's Scalable Tech Platform strategy.

Next to this you'll have (people) management responsibility for several IT Area Leads & Feature engineers. Ensuring overall IT maturity and drive craftsmanship of the employees working in your respective domain . To make this happen, you deeply know and understand the challenges of engineers and encourage IT Area Leads to continuously develop their capabilities and competencies to remain up-to-market in their field at all times.

Your work environment

You will be a member of the Tech DBNL Management Team, reporting directly to the CIO of the Netherlands. Your peers are the IT Leads of the other domains, including the Chief Architect Tech DBNL and CISO DBNL. You will furthermore work closely together with the retail, business banking, operations and risk senior leadership teams from the domestic bank and Global ING Tech departments.

Whom are we looking for?

As IT Lead Products you are a visionary tech leader who truly understands the engineering culture. You are a senior manager who brings fresh ideas to life and embraces challenges in a fast changing and complex environment. You are a naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems. You want freedom and you can carry responsibility. You can strategize and you understand the challenges of today. As ideal candidate for this role, you have a solid background in IT and engineering, will hit the ground running and identify new opportunities, while understanding large transformations and guiding the capabilities to success.

The IT Lead Products has the combination of strong engineering DNA, vision, leadership, decision-making and people skills. You take it on and make it happen, help others to be successful and are always a step ahead.

Profile (desired skills & experience)
  • A Master's degree in computer science, or related technical discipline
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing IT strategy, in a challenging environment
  • Strong engineering power and experience
  • Capable to bring engineering culture in a changing organisation
  • Proven people management experience and being able to empower teams
  • Exceptional project management & organizational skills
  • Collaborates with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Strong analytical thinking & problem-solving skills
  • Provides though leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments and collaborating with industry leaders
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Ability to communicate Tech information to all levels of the organisation
  • Up to date with new Technology and more important you understand when to use it
  • Self-improvement instinct
  • Design Thinking knowledge
  • Natural disruptor
  • Inspiring, high energy and passion

What do we offer?
  • Working with highly skilled people
  • An inspiring and challenging work environment
  • Working in an area which is of great importance to the strategy of ING
  • An international atmosphere
  • A full-time position (40 hour week)
  • Great career prospect
  • Position based in Amsterdam

Are you interested?

Click on "Apply" to start the selection process!
  • Please submit your resume and motivation (both in English)
  • A pre-selection based on your resume and motivation will take place
  • Pre-selected candidates will be invited for two interviews with a hiring panel consisting of the hiring manager as well as several important stakeholders
  • If you are selected, you will be invited to take part in a Hogan development assessment.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!
Job ID  REQ-10076775
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