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Head of Digital Transformation – (Director level)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin City Centre

Ref # 6522

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ROLE: Director of Digital Transformation


LOCATION: Dublin / Hybrid


Barden is delighted to have been asked to act on behalf of a leading advisory firm to support the search for a Director (Partner potential) of Digital Transformation.


With significant local and global operations across the Financial Services Advisory space the Managing Partner of this firm is looking to make a strategic appointment in the Digital Transformation area to capitalize on an existing pipeline of projects, own the definition of the Digital Transformation Advisory strategy for the FS Advisory firm locally and internationally and to ultimately grow a team/practice in this area.


“We have spent years building an over 250 strong Financial Services Advisory team out of Ireland – we are perfectly positioned now to grow a Digital Transformation practice alongside/within our thriving FS Advisory practice – it’s a rare moment where once can come in, take ownership of an existing portfolio and craft a route to Partner within a potentially very short time frame. We’ve been years getting ready for this and the opportunity for the right person is… significant”

– Global Managing Partner (FS Advisory)



There is an excellent overall package with this opportunity inclusive of competitive salary, performance bonus, various company incentives & benefits.




  • Be a ‘Trusted Advisor’ both internally and externally with a key focus on Digital delivery
  • You’ll get to guide the maturity of an emerging Digital function
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (internal & external) to ensure my clients Digital strategy is ‘ahead of the curve’.
  • Strive to utilize your past experience of overseeing a Waterfall to Agile transformation, advising key clients on ‘Agile ways of working’.




  • The successful candidate will have a digital transformation consulting background specifically within the FS arena.
  • You’ll be passionate about Digital Tech and have your ‘finger-on-the-pulse’ when it comes to the latest & greatest in this regard.
  • If you have led a Waterfall to Agile transformation in a global business then my client would be keen to speak with you.
  • Additionally, if you have an FS Consulting background OR have been leading digital transformation within a large FS organisation, then we should definitely talk.


*Please note that our client can only engage with candidates who are EU Citizens or possess a full & currently valid Stamp 4 visa for this position


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Working with Killian’s team
Having worked and trained with a number of international businesses, Killian moved into recruitment in 2011 and has held a number of leadership roles, both locally and nationally, since. Killian is a founding member of Barden's tech recruitment practice, is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security (Cloud, Network, Infra, O/t) & Senior Tech careers, is a qualified and active career coach and advises CIOs and tech leadership teams on attracting and retaining world class talent.

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