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Division Head of IT (m/f/d)

VTB Bank (Europe) SE is a European bank with an international customer focus and is headquartered in Frankfurt. The bank was established in 2017 following the merger of VTB Bank (Austria) AG, VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG and VTB Bank (France) SA – combining 45 years of European-Russian specialist banking experience. We now consider ourselves to be the leading European bank in this segment. VTB Bank (Europe) SE offers a wide range of products that support our clients’ day-to-day activities and business needs. These include a full range of commercial banking and investment banking products.
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Your Responsibilities

  • Recruitment of appropriate IT resources to build and support the IT infrastructure and associated local business applications
  • People management of IT management teams including objective setting, periodic reviews to ensure that all IT managers have clear responsibilities, and that their teams are effectively managed
  • Reviewing and influencing the design and delivery of the IT core infrastructure and associated business applications infrastructure to ensure it is appropriate to meet  business and regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to the development and management of key performance indicators and other key management information to ensure that the IT organization is effectively managing risk and  operating within agreed parameters
  • Contribute to liaisons with local regulatory bodies
  • Managing IT Vendor relations to ensure cost effectiveness and quality of service
  • Pro-actively propose on efficiency and/or user-friendliness improvements
  • Design, setup, support & monitor IT applications


  • Master degree in (business-) informatics or business economics
  • IT, project and process management certifications are an advantage
  • Department Head experience with strong leadership skills
  • Years of professional experience in Information Technology and/or Organization of financial institution
  • Solid knowledge in data processing and in banking operations as well as task-specific banking specialist knowledge
  • Excellent and methodical (project) management skills, ideally ITIL and/or COBIT experience
  • Working experience in a bank (> 10 years, also in leading IT positions)
  • Profound functional know-how of infrastructure needed to operate banking applications
  • Methods of organizational, process optimization and data modeling, strategy and architecture of the IT sector
  • Ability to handle separate tasks simultaneously
  • Willingness to travel, mainly within western Europe
  • Sensibility regarding working in a multi-cultural international environment
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Fluency in English and German mandatory, Russian is nice to have

We Offer

  • Attractive remuneration package with company pension scheme
  • „Job ticket“ (ticket for public transportation), “VWL” (capital-forming benefit), restaurant cheques and recreation allowance
  • International orientation through the global network of the VTB Group
  • Individual further training measures and certifications
  • Western European Headquarters
  • Light-flooded, modern workplaces in a central location in Frankfurt with very good transport connections

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