Innovation Leader

Ref: DZR_6488_JOB  ·  Posted on 25 October 2021

Introduction

Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems

The Role:

The Technology Strategist is a senior position and central to the client’s strategy of growth through innovation.  The Technology Strategist will define a bold vision for the future based on the deep technical expertise and knowledge of the market. 

 

You will will then use your leadership, influencing and delivery skills to make that vision real by defining development tasks, harvesting existing capabilities and partnering with other technology leaders.  By working across the company and engaging with the account teams the Technology Strategist will drive transformational change in the way their clients conduct their operations.

Key responsibilities
  • Define a bold vision for the application of cutting edge technology in transforming our Clients’ operations.
  • Deliver the technical vision by engaging with our teams, both business and technical, to implement a development and capability delivery programme.
  • To act as the role model for the technical community. The Innovation Leader will excite and motivate the technical community through their leadership and contribution.
  • To work with Campaign Leaders to shape development of current and future capabilities for epics, campaigns, products and services.
  • To identify, qualify and sponsor innovation opportunities that align with our capabilities and strategy.
  • To act as an interface between key stakeholders
  • To promote and build the brand to ensure customers value our honesty and integrity.
  • Whilst the vision may take many years to realise, the incremental capabilities and supporting technical components will be sellable and deliver value to our clients from the outset.
Skills & experience

The Technology Strategist will be a technical expert and visionary in their specialist area, as well as:

  • Deep expertise in the relevant Technical landscape.
  • Track record of delivering innovative solutions including leading Clients on the innovation journey from idea to adoption.
  • Domain expertise and industry knowledge in one of our chosen markets.
  • Experience in providing thought leadership and guidance to key stakeholders.
  • Experience in developing complex user requirements and translating them into technical or support requirements.
  • Experience of working in, and managing, agile teams and delivering complexity at pace.
  • Experience delivering bids and securing both Client and internal funding.
  • Accomplished technical speaker able to represent the company at major client and Industry events
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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