Head - Group Technology (Head of Enterprise Architecture)

5-10 years
16 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description

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As the Head of Enterprise Architecture at Hong Leong Bank Berhad, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our technology and architecture strategy to ensure the highest levels of efficiency, security, and innovation. You will be responsible for aligning technology solutions with the business objectives of the bank, driving digital transformation, and leading a team of skilled architects. This role reports to the Head of Business Enabler, Group Technology. The other key responsibilities are as detailed below:

Overall Responsibilities
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and communicate the bank's technology strategy and roadmap, ensuring alignment with business goals and industry best practices.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage a team of architects and business analysts, fostering collaboration and innovation within the department.
  • Architecture Governance: Manage the architecture governance processes to ensure technology solutions adhere to defined standards, policies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Solution Design: Collaborate with business stakeholders to define and design innovative technology solutions that enhance operational efficiency, customer experience, and security.
  • Technology Evaluation: Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends, assessing their potential to improve the bank's architecture and processes.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate technology-related risks and ensure compliance with cybersecurity and data protection regulations.
  • Budget Management: Manage the EA department budget, optimizing resource allocation and cost-effective technology solutions.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Effectively communicate technology strategies, progress, and challenges to senior leadership and other relevant stakeholders.
Jobholder Requirements
  • Malaysian citizen.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Enterprise Architecture, with at least 5 years in a leadership role within the Banking industry.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful technology strategies.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements in Banking.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant certifications such as TOGAF are a plus.

Hong Leong Bank ("HLB") stands proudly as a leading financial services institution based in Malaysia, providing a wide range of comprehensive and innovative financial solutions across the region. These services are delivered through both digital and traditional means, via online and mobile banking, as well as our digital branch concept to provide customers with an efficient and seamless experience aided by technology. As the service and financial landscape changes rapidly with the ever-increasing use of technology, staying attuned to customers needs and desires becomes even more critical to HLB's operations. To stay ahead of these dynamic changes, the Bank has adopted the approach of reimagining banking by embedding digital considerations and customer centricity in every aspect of our operations, from products and services as well as customer care and engagement. HLB's ethos of being Digital-At-The-Core powered by customers-at-the-forefront will continue to lead us to innovate offerings in line with our aspiration of being a highly digital and innovative financial services organization.