Technical Director

Ref: ZR_6682_JOB  ·  Posted on 23 May 2022


Our client is a strategic partner to the MOD and is looking for a Technical Director to join their digital defence consultancy team.

This is a delivery focused role with the majority of time working alongside their MOD clients

Fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to now focus on technical leadership and operate in a Senior position at a company who are growing incredibly fast!

Get in touch now if this is the role for you.

Company Cultures:

  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.
  • Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything their selves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations. The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand.
  • They adopt holistic approach to their work and their people frequently work across different disciplines. When it comes to the environment, they strive to minimise risk, whether that’s from equipment failures, human error or external factors. In terms of supportability, they assess the reliability and sustainability of systems and optimise their support to maintain the capability in the long term.
Key responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership for our most complex and challenging ICT consulting and implementation tasks, ensuring excellent delivery outcomes.
  • Drive technical coherence across the portfolio and coach and guide staff as to the most appropriate technical approaches.
  • Work closely with the Defence Digital account team, providing a technical focal point supporting development of robust growth.
  • Work with Client Directors and Managers, leading the technical elements of key bids and pursuits.
  • Develop and articulate compelling value propositions and leading thought leadership.
  • Drive our brand perception with key economic buyers and strategic influencers in line with our desired market positioning.
  • Act as a bridge into practices, articulating strategic capability development needs and support both market and practice strategies and plans.
  • Leverage senior client relationships in pursuit of the above.
Skills & experience
  • Strategy and Architecture (Enterprise, Business, Solution, Service).
  • Governance and planning.
  • Enterprise IT management.
  • Service Ops.
  • Data (governance, architecture, exploitation).
  • Development & implementation management.
  • Transformational technology exploitation (such as robotics, AI).
  • Practical ICT programme, project, service delivery.
  • Breadth of consultancy experience, working as a trusted advisor with Board level stakeholders, tackling enterprise-level issues and concerns.
  • Able to operate at strategic and detail levels with equal ease.
  • Accomplished at communicating complex technical concepts with ease to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Existing knowledge of Defence ICT, and key stakeholders in Defence Digital.
  • Demonstrable evidence of technically leading complex tender responses.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan: (Employer doubles contribution up to 5% Employee, 10% Employer)
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Holidays: Basic entitlement 25 days (+ bank holidays) with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP, Flu Jab Vouchers, Eyecare Vouchers and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness: This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Company car (at more Senior levels)
  • Childcare Vouchers

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