The Head of Function for Products Design is accountable for portfolio shaping based on business priorities and strategies for the Products portfolio as well as design responsibility through delivery of strategic programmes from the Products Portfolio. The Products portfolio is £175m and the EAD Products team size is 55 FTE.
In this role, the Head of Function will direct and control teams of EAD Architects to undertake the day-to-day delivery of EAD services for complex change projects, and to contribute to the development and implementation of the Function’s Operating plan in line with the strategy of Group IT.
EAD Architects are responsible for applying architecture skills, knowledge, tools and techniques to define IT Architecture (integrated applications, infrastructure, security, data and technology) that solves complex business problems in alignment with enterprise architecture direction and standards.
EAD Architects are accountable for the architecture and designs for projects and programmes and the acceptance of the product by the customer.
- Translates business requirements into technology architectures
- Performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications
- Develops specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings
- Typical Retails Banking Products are Current Accounts, Savings, Loans, Mortgages and Cards.