Head of Digital

  • Dublin City Centre, Dublin North, Dublin South
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time


We are currently recruiting for the Head of Digital Enablement to join our client in Dublin City Centre on a permanent basis.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing the Digital Enablement initiatives reflected in Strategy 2025, plus BAU initiatives – seeking a balance of quick wins and strategic delivery
  • Working with key stakeholders across IS, 3rd parties and other departments (particularly the Director of Product and Sales Management and his team) to understand business needs and shape long-term plans and budgets for this business area associated with Strategy 2025 and BAU. In addition, support the preparation of plans working with the HOIS, the heads of other vertical IS functions, the Strategy Development & Co-ordination Function and other key stakeholders to determine how to manage cross-dependencies in the delivery of required functionality;
  • Supporting Project Managers in their area to construct viable execution plans;
  • For in flight initiatives, this person will provide an active oversight role, working closely with business stakeholders, project managers and IS leadership team in ensuring the successful (time, cost, quality) delivery of initiatives and acting as the first level of escalation in the resolution of associated issues and risks;
  • Key leader, communicator and influencer towards a CI / CD – DevOps vision helping to improve our Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) & Project Life Cycle (PLC). This will include helping to transform the IS & Business Organisation along with influencing key suppliers
  • A key actor to influence the continuous improvement of the SDLC and PLC processes;
  • Ensure appropriate risk management in Digital Delivery Projects; aim to shift left on prioritisation, design, quality and security to reduce risk and improve delivery quality. Support all the process and controls to manage operational partnerships with all the functions especially Customer, Sales & Product Teams, Administration Teams, plus the other Supporting Functions e.g. Employee Experience Functions, Legal, Risk, Actuarial & Finance teams;
  • Develop an understanding of the work of the Design Authority (DA) and the Enterprise Architecture Team (EAT) and their role in the PLC. Work with the PMO and PLC to agree the engagement points between the Digital Delivery Teams and the DA & EAT;
  • Create a constant focus on delivering value through Digital Delivery; success in doing this will underpin the achievement of the Top 3 Vision;
  • Demonstrate tenacity and persistence for the achievement of CI / CD and combine this with a pragmatic approach; success here will underpin the continuous delivery of value to Brokers and Customers;
  • Develop a culture of accountability through effective performance management and the pursuit of excellence in delivery Standards

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    • BC151220
    • Dublin City Centre, Dublin North, Dublin South
    • Negotiable
    • Full Time
    • 15th of December
    • IT
    Brian Cassidy

    Brian Cassidy

    • brian.cassidy@sabeo.com