• Permanent
  • Farnborough
  • £65-£70,000 plus excellent benefits inc. car GBP / Year

Website TalentToute

A prestigious multinational brand.

This role’s primary focus is on the development and operations of the B2B / Corporate Sales solution for the Group. The initiative is a unique example of a Local-for-Global delivery within the organisation; a pivotal initiative that directly supports the strategic direction of the Organisation.

Reporting to the Head of DevOps, you will take local Product responsibility for change and operations, enabling the organisation to achieve its strategic targets. This includes working with a diverse IT team, service providers and vendors. Working with multi-departmental stakeholders within IT and the business (both Central, and local to markets) to ensure change is successfully delivered as well as ensuring operational stability.

Ensuring operational excellence is a key aspect of this role and you will be steering our sourcing provider to ensure management of daily incidents and rectification of ongoing problems as well as ensuring continuous improvement and ensuring adherence to the Internal controls and IT instructions.

A key element of the role will be working alongside the Agile Delivery Lead to ensure a smooth integration between Operations and Development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspire confidence of the business by demonstrating an understanding of the business needs and priorities.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary, cross-functional IT teams including permanent, contract and service-based resources.
  • Support the vision and roadmap of solutions which are required to successfully deliver the product across the organisation.
  • Vendor steering
  • Motivate and direct IT resources and manage retention and recruitment.
  • Maintain operational excellence across the product including technical maintenance, security and compliance objectives.
  • Communicate at all levels through to senior managers and directors, both centrally and locally.
  • Maintain a broad network of business and IT stakeholders including senior managers and directors both centrally and locally, as well as technical resources and external suppliers.

Qualifications – External

  • 5+ years’ IT industry experience in leading change and operational excellence.
  • 3+ years’ experience of leading application development teams with experience in agile and DevOps frameworks, would be a distinct advantage.
  • Proven leadership experience.
  • Ability to engage with a variety of IT teams and suppliers to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ability to embrace and adapt to change.
  • Ability to provide instruction and coach others.
  • Proven service delivery / vendor steering experience.
  • Project management, agile and DevOps qualifications would be highly beneficial.

To apply for this job email your details to hello@talenttoute.com.