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IT Strategy Enablement Lead

Company: Mizuho Americas Services LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join the Mizuho team as an IT Strategy Enablement Lead!
In this role, you will work directly with Mizuho's technology and business leaders to drive technology strategy and enable firmwide innovation. Our mission is to lead the creation of strategies and plans that define how technology should be utilized to enable and influence our firm's overall business strategy. This involves defining and shaping the overall strategy, governance, and operating model for Technology, and partnering with our Business Teams to enable strategic growth objectives. In this team, you will be at the forefront of driving technology innovation in financial services.
Responsibilities:As AVP/VP of IT Strategy Enablement, you will simultaneously support multiple cross-functional initiatives to align technology strategy with business objectives. This multi-dimensional position represents an excellent opportunity for candidates to:

  • Drive regional technology strategy by setting multi-year roadmaps with senior IT leadership, cross functional stakeholders and business teams
  • Concisely synthesize and communicate complex topics in digestible narratives to non-technical leaders
  • Support transformative projects to successfully solve high priority problems across the firm
  • Build firmwide partnerships to identify new opportunities for innovation / transformation
  • Bring a unique blend of business and technology expertise to develop strategic plans that define how future of technology will create value for Mizuho and our clients
  • Cultivate deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology, strategy, and management so as to develop innovation product/solution strategies and approaches
  • Define holistic strategies that align technology opportunities with their business objectives
  • Explore new and emerging technologies to create a vision of how technology will shape the future and invent the next wave of cutting-edge business solutions with high-growth-potential
  • Employ prioritization techniques to help leaders identify priority areas that align with the organizations vision and mission
  • Socialize the strategic imperatives to relevant stakeholders across the organization and gain their commitment for executing the strategy
    • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in computer science, engineering or related disciplines
    • 5+ years of experience in helping generate business value through technology
    • 5+ years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives
    • Broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (from Legacy to emerging)
    • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Passion for excellence and delivering business value
    • Track record for driving successful strategic, organizational and operating model change
    • Proactive and entrepreneurial self-starters, with excellent time management and prioritization skills with the ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities with ease and under pressure
      The expected base salary ranges from $104k-$175k. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
      Other requirementsMizuho has in place a remote working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.
      Company OverviewMizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuhos operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at

      Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.We are an EEO/AA Employer -M/F/Disability/Veteran.We participate in the E-Verify program.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.#LI-MIZUHO

Keywords: Mizuho Americas Services LLC, New York , IT Strategy Enablement Lead, Other , New York, New York

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