Technology Leader

Job Title: Technology Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-19 00:00:00
Reference: yyyt
Contact Name: Tim Sturgess
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2019 13:41

Job Description


TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP Duties and Responsibilities:   

• Assess the technology requirements of the business and make informed recommendations aligned to business and commercial requirements
• Propose optimised technology solutions, including creating a roadmap for future developments
• Manage the transition process from the current state to the future “to be” technology status
• Ensure that the technology used is the optimal solution for our clients and internal needs
• Work with the management team and board to agree a budget for the technology area – and then deliver within this budget and to agreed timescales.
• Ensure that client projects are delivered in the most time and cost-effective manner
• Ensure that the business is up to date with technology changes and are looking to use new innovations as and when appropriate
• Build technical relationships with clients, selling the benefits of solutions whilst understanding client needs and practical limitations STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
• Escalation to approved project sponsors and stakeholders as and when required
• Assist and advise on the prioritisation of development projects
• Present regular progress reports to relevant stakeholders, highlighting any problems and solutions including potential delays TEAM MANAGEMENT
• There are existing IT and Development teams. Depending on the experience of the candidate, an element of team management may be required.

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP candidate will have:

• Experience in a technology leadership role with proven experience of delivering projects on time and on budget
• A proven track record of delivering data rich, high performing environments
• A good understanding of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) market
• A genuine passion for building cutting edge technology based solutions and a keen interest in keeping up with technology trends
• Good business acumen and commercial awareness to enable the creation of complete solutions that deliver client value, within agreed timelines and budget
• The ability to communication clearly and effectively with all internal and external stakeholders
• Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management/change leadership
• Prior consultancy experience
• Prior experience in a pre-sales technical support role/environment
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to motivate and lead teams of technologists and IT professionals as well as communicating complex technical concepts to non-technical staff and clients
• Experience of outsourcing projects – onshore and offshore
• The ability to use your initiative and make decisions under pressure

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP candidate desirable; 

• Knowledge or ideally, previous experience of the Data Marketing Industry
• An IT, software development or engineering related degree
• A membership to a relevant trade body or industry membership organisation

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