In this newly created role, our high-profile client is looking to offer a unique opportunity for talented technical professionals who are well-versed with the technology scene, who wish to break away from the potential of being ‘pigeon-holed’! You will possess a breadth of technical exposure and wish maintain a ‘hands-on’ approach in your delivery whilst providing a first-class technical consultancy service to a diverse range of clients across the private and public sectors.
The opportunity allows you to work within an organisation that is experiencing rapid growth and truly values it human resource. You will experience a highly engaging, Agile environment, and be the type of professional with a strong commitment to, and enjoys, providing pragmatic, sleeves-rolled-up delivery for a host of technical services and clients.
No two assignments will be the same, so you will be a professional who enjoys the variety that comes with working within a consultancy! We require those who can bring passion and expertise to an established team of energetic, smart and capable technical professionals, whilst supporting the group in their mission to deliver technical solutions and user-centered, technological transformation for their clients.
·As a Technical Consultant you will be working with service designers to ensure that their proposals are rooted in technically and commercially viable components. This means you will be familiar with service blueprints and user journeys, and you’ll believe in putting the user at the heart of the services we deliver.
·You will be working directly with a range of clients on key strategic projects, leading on Digital strategy, IT strategy and architecture
·Championing our client’s ‘Transformation’ methodology and its usage in client accounts
·Mentoring other architects in the use of Wardley Mapping to visualise ‘before’ and ‘target’ architectures in a simple form
·The appointment will also see you working with commercial and procurement specialists to create invitations to tender marrying technical innovation with operational excellence and commercial value, driven through procurement approaches that are appropriate to the service. Working on complex disaggregations from long term monolithic single supplier arrangements to flexible multi-supplier models.
·You’ll be able to direct technical specialists, to initially create requirements in a range of styles – input based, output based, and outcome based – and then to critically evaluate suppliers as they submit responses.
·You’ll work with delivery managers to hold them true to the high-level designs, whilst taking pragmatic decisions to ensure deliverability to time and budget.
Does this sound like you?
To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following in you:
·Experience gained at Chief Technology Officer / Chief Technical Architect / Senior Enterprise Architect level for large enterprise transformation projects
·Experience in the migration of critical services between outsourced suppliers
·Technical and commercial negotiation capabilities
·Exposure to large scale technical procurement assessment and selection
·Enterprise architecture frameworks and Data and information architecture modernisation
·Possess comprehensive technical skills, ability to assess fitness for purpose and value for money
·Skilled at writing concise and lucid technical documents and reports for senior management.
·Able to communicate with CIOs and users alike.
·Broad knowledge across the technology spectrum so you can converse confidently and challenge when needed
·The vision to anticipate problems and issues as well as the creativeness to provide solutions.
·A degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject to demonstrate you have enough technical knowledge to perform well in the role. This may be in computer sciences or computer engineering, information management systems, software development, business information systems, or a closely related engineering discipline.
So, what’s on offer?
Our client prides itself on developing and investing in its workforce…
Along with a generous salary and benefits package, you will also be a key and valued representative of a highly acclaimed Transformation Consultancy working with high profile clients. You’ll be working with some of the industry’s most acclaimed professionals and have the chance to deploy the latest and most advanced technologies to transform organisations!
Our Client really is different to most. It’s a place where you can make the hard things happen for our clients, working alongside colleagues who value doing the right thing and not the easy thing. It’s a place where they trust in you to flourish. Because they know you value flexibility, they’ll leave it to you to decide where you wish to work – at home or onsite with clients – and you’ll be judged on outcomes and not location. Equally they value life-work balance as much as you do, so they don’t put a limit on time off, focusing on output more than input.
This is a very real opportunity to make your mark in industry and develop your own skills, so if this sounds like your next move, please contact us today with your up to date CV.