Head of Application Support - Asset Management

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: IT & Technology
Contact name: Mark Mcloughlin

Contact email: mark.mcloughlin@greshamhunt.com
Job ref: 746
Published: about 1 month ago

Gresham Hunt is representing a leading Asset Manager in their search for a Head of Application Support.


The ideal candidate will be a proven leader, with expertise in using Charles River to support the trading lifecycle. Responsible for a wider team of c50 headcount and 4 direct reports, you will be responsible for a £10m+ budget in providing full front to back application support.


The person:

  • Broad understanding of technology support services within front, middle and back office systems
  • An appreciation of software engineering practices and tools
  • Experience managing and influencing 3rd party outsourcing partners
  • Risk management understanding
  • Asset Management experience
  • Experience of using Charles River


The role:

  • Lead the Application Support team, establishing effective relationships with stakeholders from across the business
  • Harness strong Governance over the provision of application services, leading and presenting at relevant internal governance and board committees
  • Lead on the transition of new applications and services into Production
  • Contribute to the development of technology strategy through the development and delivery of a robust and scalable business application support operating model
  • Collaborate with Data teams, to support data driven strategies
  • Ensure that configuration management data relating to business applications is accurate and maintained
  • Build and maintain a strong service-oriented Risk, Controls and Compliance culture
  • Contribute to maintenance activity, to ensure that business application systems are operating at supportable levels
  • Manage the budget, driving cost efficiencies
  • Work with Operational Resilience team to ensure that IT Service Continuity Management is appropriate and effective
  • Recruit and retain staff


Please contact mark.mcloughlin@greshamhunt.com for more information.