The ultimate purpose of Core IT is to enable the Bank’s vision of becoming the most recommended financial services group in our home markets through setting appropriate strategic goals and governance functions considering latest industry trends and technological innovation in line with the banks transformation goal.  

Lead IT Strategy & Solutions Task Force (f/m/d)

The Lead IT Strategy & Solutions Task Force reports directly to the Core IT Lead and translates RBI’s vision and mission into strategic goals within IT. She/he serves the Core IT Lead, other IT functions and the COO area in structuring and assessing priorities and strategic topics.

What you can expect:
  • You define short-, mid- and long-term IT objectives targeting efficiency, agility and simplification goals in line with RBI objectives as well as RBI’s vision/mission/values
  • You facilitate the IT strategy development including the definition of the role of IT, operating models, applications, technology, sourcing, etc. corresponding with IT objective as well as ensure the consolidation of IT blueprints along technology towers, RBI Head Office, network banks, Raiffeisen Informatik and other subsidiaries
  • You ensure continuous optimization of the operating model in terms of organization, sizing, locations, sourcing, partnerships, etc.
  • You conduct due diligences for new solutions and orchestrate special initiatives
  • You are fully responsible to select key IT solutions and new technologies fitting into the IT blueprint of RBI Group by supporting the prioritization for development / purchase as well as the identification of group-wide and local solutions
  • You closely cooperate with network banks to ensure a proper fit of the blueprint
  • You support in close cooperation the translation of RBI Group blueprint
  • You constantly research on banking / general tech usage and emerging technologies
  • You identify key trends and insights for defining and evaluating new needs for technology, modules and functionalities, including recommendations for deployment
  • You support the RBI Fin-Tech Program (from IT side) and participate in the identification, evaluation and selection

What you bring to the table:
  • University degree in a technical and/or commercial field of study or proven comparable qualification
  • Familiar with the industry trends and up-to-date with the latest product offerings
  • Very good overview of state-of-the-art IT architecture & technologies
  • Experience in agile methods and agile environments
  • Banking know-how and knowledge of key systems used in banking environments of advantage
  • Strongly convinced and passionate about the IT transformation
  • Exceptional leadership skills: team player, demonstrated agile leadership competencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills: passion for service, self-motivated, needing minimal supervision
  • Great analytical skills: ability to conceptualize unstructured/raw data and information as well as to derive actionable solutions and strategies
  • Role model for RBI Values (Collaboration, Proactivity, Learning, Responsibility)
  • Strong communication skills: both written and verbal, particularly strong ability to listen
  • Excellent negotiation skills and problem-solving skills

What we offer:
  • An interesting and challenging position in which you can crucially shape RBI’s future
  • An appropriate salary starting at gross EUR 72.800 p.a. including overtime

Please note: The deadline for submitting your application is May, 24th, 2019 (9 o’clock).

RBI AG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race or color, national origin, religion, political or other opinion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
We are looking forward to receiving your online application!