Job Introduction

Skipton Business Finance are currently looking for amotivated individual who is passionate about technology to join them as theirnew Head of IT Infrastructure & Data Analytics. The main purpose of thisrole is to ensure delivery of IT solutions and the creation and ongoingdevelopment of reporting & analytical outputs that support achievement ofSBF’s strategic objectives.

The role will support the delivery of IT change initiativesthrough close collaboration with internal stakeholders, external suppliers andthe wider Society’s IT SSC. This role will work closely with the Operationalboard and senior Manager’s to develop an IT Vision and Strategy that links ITobjectives with business goals and client experience.

This role will be responsible for the development andongoing enhancement of the organisations reporting and analytical outputs froma number of software platforms. This will be achieved through gaining a broadunderstanding of internal stakeholders’ priorities, corporate objectives anddata & analytics capabilities to proactively provide high valueself-service solutions that drive more insightful decision making.

A key responsibility of this role will be to proactivelywork with internal stakeholders and external IT providers to identify opportunitiesto utilise technology to streamline existing processes and activities whilstalso being mindful of risk requirements.

Ideal Candidate

We’re looking for someone with strong peopleandcommunication capabilities, including the ability to influence seniorstakeholders both inside and outside the Skipton Group. You will have a clearfocus on service delivery and a strong technical understanding.

Key experienceincludes: – Leading a Data & Analytics team in a Financial Services organisation – Using key Data & Analytic coding and packages, such as SQL coding, Microsoft Power BI, SharePoint etc – Engaging with internal stakeholders to deliver self-service dashboards and data outputs – Business case creation, benefit identification, planning and management – Interpreting business objectives and identifying opportunities and impacts for your department – Working with programmes and projects that have multiple workstreams – Working with both technical and non-technical teams across a variety of business domains

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, includingourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age