Technical Director Defence and Digital

Technical Director Defence and Digital

Job Title: Technical Director Defence and Digital
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896910_1599667489
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2020 17:04

Job Description

Technical Director - Defence

Our Client is a global design and engineering consultancy. Their focus is primarily digital & technology enabled transformation, strategy, architecture development and business change integration.
They are recruiting for a Technical Director working primarily, but not exclusively, in the Defence market. They are growing the ICT Consultancy area of the business and need someone with excellent consultancy skills to continue this growth.

The role is envisaged primarily as a delivery-focused role, with the majority of your time spent working closely with clients to drive excellent outcomes in ICT consulting and delivery. You will work with the MOD to help embrace digital technologies and opportunities.
You must be an outstanding team player, with a mindset of putting the customer first.
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

Key Skills

*Outstanding ICT consulting and/or implementation credentials at enterprise level. We can be flexible about the specific disciplines, but expect significant capability in some of the following areas:
oStrategy and Architecture (Enterprise, Business, Solution, Service)
oGovernance and planning
oEnterprise IT management
oService Ops
oData (governance, architecture, exploitation)
oDevelopment & implementation management
oTransformational technology exploitation (such as robotics, AI)
oPractical 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

This is a Permanent Role

Key Words: ICT, Defence, Director, Digital, Consultant, Consultancy, Solution, Enterprise, Governance, MOD
Locations: Any considered but preferable - Bristol, Cheltenham, London, Corsham
Salary - Dependent on Level + Excellent Benefits
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.