UBS Financial Services Cluster Head Digital Operations in London, Switzerland

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Business Divisions:

Corporate Center

Your role:

Are you a senior technologist with a passion for developing best in class IT solutions? Do you have the ability to develop and drive the next generation of digital technology? We’re looking for a very senior leader to join our Group Technology team who can:

•lead different initiatives of digitalization and optimization towards one comprehensive portfolio; partnering with senior business leaders to define and deliver world class solutions for our multi-year initiative “end to end process automation and digitalization”

•collaborate with business stakeholders to realize the business cases of transforming to the next generation of automation and optimization

•ensure reliability and manageability of application lifecycle with a focus on technical excellence and up-front consideration of non-functional requirements

•make operational risk management practice and principles a critical part of day-to-day execution

•take a lead role as a member of the GCOOT & ATS management team


Cluster Head Digital Operations


London, Zürich

Job Type:

Full Time

Country / State:

Switzerland - Zürich, United Kingdom

Function Category:

Information Technology (IT)

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

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Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

Your team will be located globally and you'll be a member of the GCOOT & ATS Management Committee and report to the Head of GCOO Technology

Your experience and skills:

You have:

•minimum of 10 years in a large-scale high-transaction rate information systems environment, with at least 5 years management experience in a similar senior global IT leadership role

•demonstrated experience successfully facilitating multiple initiatives into one solution portfolio resulting in a comprehensive, enterprise wide working IT strategy

•proven expertise in designing a competitive strategy with timely priorities and in communicating the strategy convincingly to senior management

•a track record of driving change through influence, building relationships, and exhibiting clear and transparent communication skills

You are:

•honest, reliable, self-motivated with a high level of integrity

•excellent at working with senior stakeholders and a strong influencer and negotiator with analytical, prompt and commercially-attuned approach to decision making

•able to manage and drive multiple and complex projects at any given time

• a strong leader and a talent manager who is known to recruit, lead, motivate, develop and manage the senior talent bench

•flexible, adaptable and pragmatic

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?