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Head of Technology

Advertiser: SargonMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Sept 2019
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Information & Communication Technology, Management

Sargon provides financial institutions and entrepreneurs with the technology and infrastructure they need to successfully build and grow investment funds. Operating across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, Sargon's powerful combination of modern technology, financial licences and industry experts navigate regulatory complexity, security and compliance so our clients can focus on what matters most: building a better future.

The Role:

A great opportunity to join Sargon’s technology team and set up the foundation of Sargon’s New Zealand business and technology initiatives in Auckland. Powering over $50 billion of assets, Sargon has built the Sargon Trustee Cloud, a suite of cloud-based software products that help institutions and entrepreneurs build better funds - from streamlining the operations of KiwiSaver funds and investment schemes to providing everyday investors with convenient access and self-service robo-advice.

You would be involved in:

  • Communicate and motivate prospective customers and internal stakeholders by clearly articulating the product vision and value proposition via product demonstrations

  • Understanding prospective customers’ and internal stakeholders’ transition and implementation needs and translating this into resourcing and technical requirements 

  • Acting as a bridge between business teams and an agile software engineering team to understand needs, prioritize requirements and get things done

  • Driving usability and producing modern, scalable and intuitive training material and demonstrative videos to ensure that users are leveraging the best out of the technology

  • Challenging status quo assumptions to transform processes and find a better way to do things

About you:

  • Strong pre-sales or implementation, transition and change management experience 

  • Driven for continuous innovation and strong domain expertise in KiwiSaver or related markets to articulate the benefits of Sargon’s technology to prospective customers and stakeholders

  • Industry interest in FinTech, RegTech and simplifying regulatory compliance, and understanding of the fund management and retirement savings value chain across trusteeship and custody

  • Hands-on, relentless focus in a fast-changing environment and taking own initiatives to solve complex problems

Benefits and perks

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with skills and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.  

If you are looking to be part of a small and busy team where your contribution is valued, we want to hear from you!  Please click "apply for this job" on the link provided!

The application form will include these questions:
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