De­ve­l­op­ment director - Workplace

Can you demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of how to build and run a modern and efficient workplace platform – ideally within financial services? Are you a talented people manager with experience in transforming your area to new challenges? Then we are looking forward to hearing from you.

We are looking for a development director ready to share and grow

Workplace is responsible for delivering secure, stable, cost-efficient, and up-to-date workplace solutions to BEC's customers and employees.

Workplace solutions include PC/laptops, telephones, printing, meeting facilities, and collaboration tools (Teams, Outlook and more). Workplace also handles and develops BEC's Active Directory and Azure Active Directory - as well as a number of customer-individual solutions within both workplaces and applications. The domain currently consists of 5 teams with employees from both Denmark and Poland.

"As development director, you will be the lead for implementing our new workplace concept across all of our customers and internally, and you will - together with your team - ensure its operation and development going forward,” says Jan Peter Larsen, Head of Platform Engineering.

As new development director you will be leading the way in this transformation embedded on a culture of engineering, and you will report to the head of Platform Engineering.

Primary task and responsibilities

In the position as development director, you will work closely with the management team within your division, the management team in your domain, Platform Engineering Products, Architecture and other teams in BEC to ensure cross-company collaboration.

Your primary tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Give input and ultimate commitment on scope, budget, and timeline for delivery of entire domain backlog
  • Build high performing teams in both Denmark and Poland to effectively deliver backlog and define teams’ mission
  • Drive the transformation of BEC together with BEC’s team of directors
  • Live and lead BEC’s leadership foundation
  • Ensure development is in line with architectural principles and guidelines
  • Proactively identify and prioritize high-level maintenance tasks to ensure system and data is in good condition
  • Take accountable for risks; identifying, monitoring, and mitigating any risk within line of work
  • Ensure teams has necessary budget, resources, approvals, and other support
  • Communicate with key stakeholders and collect and share feedback
  • Ensure transparency on decisions, progress, and results

We are looking for you who love to transform!

Preferably, you have an educational background at Master’s level within IT and several years of experience from a similar position working with transformation and delivering workplace solutions. You will probably also have several years of experience building and leading development teams across countries.

To us, competence and curiosity is essential, and at BEC you'll join a community of helpful, ambitious, and tech-savvy people who love to explore and grow. We ensure that the banks in our community can service their customers and comply with the legislation, etc. in attractive, secure, and cost-effective way.

As a person, we expect you to identify with the following:

  • You take leadership, you lead and drive transformation
  • You apply analytical and strategic thinking, with strong business and IT judgment to solve ambiguous problems independently
  • You are ambitious and push for high standards
  • You are cooperative and open-minded
  • You pay attention to details, and knowing when it is needed
  • You have demonstrated ability to lead across sites and with multiple stakeholders

With colleagues in teams distributed in Denmark and Poland, you must master English at a high level both in writing and orally.

Make us aware of your talent

Ready to join a culture of tech-loving people? Then we look forward to receiving your application and resume as soon as possible and no later than March 11, 2024. If you have any questions related to the position, do not hesitate to contact Head of Platform Engineering Jan Peter Larsen on +45 4676 3780.

We are committed to hiring top talent regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and age. As a result, we encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position.

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