Group IT is a cross-border organization with 1500 IT employees spread across all home markets, located in Stockholm Umeå, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius. Group IT is responsible for IT management in ensuring the long-term focus of IT and adaptation to the bank’s business strategies. Last but not least, Group IT deliver a range of IT services to the bank, including development and maintenance.

About the job Swedbank is today a major player in the physical retail business, where we are the leading actor in the Nordic and Baltic countries thanks to our acquiring product. At the same time we face increased competition and have therefore decided to develop integrated commerce offering. A Commerce unit will be established in Group Lending & Payments which will be focused on both development and delivery of a comprehensive commerce offering to this important customer segment.

We offer you the opportunity to be part of Swedbank’s exciting journey of change where you also will influence the development within the commerce payment landscape.

Group Products IT, Within Group IT is now looking for a Department Manager to our new Department, Commerce.

As a Department Manager your main responsibility is to deliver high quality and cost-efficient development and maintenance of IT solutions.

Your first priority will be to establish the GPIT Commerce Department to recruit team members and establish a stable team who can both develop and maintain our new Commerce offering applications. You would also need to establish good relations with our vendors, business partners and continuously improve ways of working.

This means that you will be responsible for:

Staff in a team of highly skilled people
Delivering IT development and stable services as agreed with business counterpart
Driving and supporting our Agile journey
Continuing and developing the close co-operation with our business partners
Coaching the team and securing that we have the competence needed to deliver projects and maintenance in short and long term

What you need to succeed Good experience of responsibility for staff and cost management
Delivery management of development as well as operation and maintenance
Experience of complex integration solutions
Experience of leading international cross-functional teams
Excellent communication skills
Ability to communicate to different audience.
Good networking skills
Strong focus on result
We are looking for a leader who lives Swedbank values and leadership criteria; open, simple and caring. Our best Department managers are proactive, inspiring and collaborative frontrunners. They take control and make things happen. They encourage the positive energy and passion in the team, while working for business as a whole. With enough technical expertise in the area, they set clear expectations and support development in their teams.

The position is based in Stockholm or Vilnius and traveling will occur. You will report to GPIT Division Manager.

What you may have worked as Delivery Manager
People Manager
Key Account Manager
Senior Project manager

Why work with me? – Ulla Kåhre I have a passion for my work – the combination of demanding targets, team work and mix of IT and business challenges. This is also mirrored to Department Commerce with challenges; complex project deliveries and implement an Agile way of working. So complex changes will be on your daily agenda. My colleagues usually says that I´m quite clear and direct in my communication and that is what is needed in this changing environment so open atmosphere and speak out is expected. You will work very close to Business with high expectations so structure and planning is needed but also willingness to build new relations and a big driving force to achieve results. We will have weekly meeting for discussions and follow ups and also weekly management meetings for topics that are common for all Departments. I´m looking for a manager, who takes responsibility, are self-dependent and can make the change.
Platsannonser – Arbetsförmedlingen

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