At Zopa, we’re shaping the future of finance.
We offer simple loans and smart investments that help people take control of their finances and do more with their money. In the 12 years we’ve been in business, we’ve helped more than 60,000 people lend over £3 billion to 246,000 UK consumers.
And our journey’s only just beginning. In November 2016 we announced our plans to build a next generation bank so that we can bring a greater range of smart, ethical finance products to even more people.
The IT Director role at Zopa reports to the CTO. The scope of the IT Director role encompasses all IT and technical support functions at Zopa, outside of Zopa’s Software Development department. The effective leadership of the IT Department is crucial as IT forms critical part of the company supply chain in providing services to Zopa’s internal users and external customers and partners.
The IT department is a major business enabler and the IT Director will forge strong relationships with internal business stakeholders, ensuring business requirements are translated into IT deliverables and capabilities, prioritised and supported in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Zopa enjoys a lean, nimble and efficient organisation structure and resource pool, with Agile delivery methodology and Tribe/Squad structure for development. The IT Director will be versed in software delivery and will ensure the IT Department is optimised to support the rapid pace of change in Zopa’s product lines and customer facing services.
The successful candidate will have a strong technical background and will be confident in leading strong creative and technical resources across a wide range of technology and support areas.
The successful candidate will have experience and confidence in the delivery and operation of the following areas:
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.