The SVP is responsible for planning, designing and executing all aspects of department disciplines and activities to support operational and strategic needs relating to the department.
Work in conjunction with Division leadership and internal customers to develop a departmental strategic plan in support of the company’s strategic and operational priorities.
Contribute to the development of business unit goals and action plans to anticipate and support the needs of a growth-oriented company.
Serves as a trusted advisor to Executive and Senior Leadership teams.
Effectively translates business strategy into an integrated talent strategy for the enterprise.
Ensures the development, implementation, and coordination of departmental plans and programs and the formulation and regulatory compliance of related policies and procedures.
Responsible for overall system requirement creation, design and architecture
Oversees 3rd party vendors (enhancements, fixes, deployment, production support)
Oversees unit and regression testing, release coordination and production validation and Application development
Oversees stakeholder project reviews, Audit remediation and SDLC process adherence
Develops and utilizes tools and processes to build a sustaining culture in support of a learning knowledge based organization with a continuous improvement process methodology.
Provides strategic and operational leadership to the design, administration and implementation of all departmental programs, policies and processes.
Provides leadership and guidance for direct reports and engenders a high-performance workforce culture through appropriate motivation activities, incentives and rewards in order to attract, retain and engage the talent needed to achieve and support the strategic direction.
Ensures consistency of best practices, compliance with corporate and governmental standards and application of policies across all locations.
Oversee relationships with vendors to support optimization of resourced solutions.
Perform other related duties as required and assigned
Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values
Ideal Candidate will have the following:
Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices & procedures.
Relies on extensive experience & judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks.
Teamwork – Competent at working in partnership with team members to deliver expected results.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Staff Management – Assesses staff skill levels, assigning work appropriately, and facilitating team development/optimization.
General computer skills: including use of Microsoft Office Suite
Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word
Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and able to work independently
Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred