MD / ED, Head of Strategy & Platform Transformation, Group Consumer Banking & Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 20 Apr 19

MD / ED, Head of Strategy & Platform Transformation, Group Consumer Banking & Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology and Operations

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.


  • Drive the transformation of the Consumer Banking business and technology to become a Platform organization, inculcating LEAN and Agile in its practice. This involves transformation of circa 7000 - 8000 people across the organization to enable the group to experiment and deliver at the speed of a Startup in an enterprise environment
  • Work in partnership with the Head of CBG Technology & Business to drive the strategy for the organization transformation including talents acquisition and grooming, culture change and methods implementation
  • Act as visionary and strategist on best practices adoption for the transformation journey
  • Be the respected subject matter expert in terms of the true essence of Agile/LEAN practices, culture, architecture and technology to enable the true implementation of Agile across all major initiatives
  • Drives the planning and execution of all iconic initiatives for the Platform Transformation agenda
  • Provides oversight of the entire portfolio of initiatives for Group Consumer Banking, Big Data & Analytics as well as Core Banking
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 15 years + of hands-on business software application development experience in a mission critical domain
  • Experience in driving major Agile / LEAN transformation across business and technology groups
  • Experience driving multiple complex technology / business initiatives across multiple domains and markets
  • Familiarity with cloud computing, cloud native architecture patterns, containers, DevOps and continuous integration / delivery preferred
  • Superior ability to work with business and technology stakeholders across all levels internally and externally
  • Experience managing team of 15 - 20 Scrum masters and change catalysts in an Agile environment
  • Hands-on in approach
  • Experience in Big Data and Machine Learning as well as Financials Products will be an added advantage
  • Experience setting and managing a StartUp will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Banking or Financial Institutions is not a requirement
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.