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Technology Delivery Director

About the role

Working with our clients’ leadership teams; our technology delivery leads are responsible for delivering technology enabled business transformation programs. These are often multi-year, highly complex, business critical multi-application environments to enable and unlock new value streams within the client’s digital landscape.

They will have a wealth of hands on experience gained from Industry or from a large global systems integrator. Well practised in an agile delivery lifecycle approach, the delivery lead will manage all stages of the project lifecycle, tenaciously driving through troubleshooting and issue resolution to keep delivery on track. The delivery lead will be required to scope, size and pull together multi-disciplined teams to deliver and drive forward the solution.

They will be expected to be a ‘hands on’ delivery practitioner; able to motivate and robustly drive a team through a complex plan of work. They have a well-developed technical background coupled with strong stakeholder management. They will set themselves apart by having experience in delivery and scoping of large scale cloud transformation programs involving multiple SI partners. They will lead a portfolio of opportunities as well as shaping and selling new and follow-on programs of work.

Additional information

  • Opportunity for working from home? (Yes)

  • Amount of time client based (70%+)

  • Opportunity for job sharing? (No)

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes)

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes)

  • Typical Amount of time PwC office based (20%)

Requirements

The Technology Delivery lead will have a proven track record in helping global brands transform their organisations, taking a lead role for overall delivery of the solution. Furthermore, the ideal delivery lead will:

  • Demonstrate working to the best industry standards and ensure that the delivery of the solutions are pragmatic, timely and aligned to the Clients business objectives and security requirements;

  • Have 10+ years’ hands on experience as a technical delivery lead, with a track record of delivering complex projects including emerging technology and cloud components, in one or more industries for Tier 1 clients;

  • In possession of knowledge of emerging technology and to implement this in a large scale environment. The candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

    • Emerging Technology: AI, RPA, Drones, Robotics, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT)

    • Industry recognised standard applications: SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, MS Dynamics 365, Workday

    • Transformational Enterprise Architectures: Integration, API’s, Containers etc.

    • Enterprise cloud vendors: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform

  • An inspiring team leader, able to rapidly establish and lead high-performing, multi-disciplinary, cross geography teams, drawn from across PwC, our clients’ staff and third party organisations;

  • Offshore Delivery Management – An effective technical delivery leader with deep experience in managing delivery through offshore teams;

  • Individual, social and business interaction – flexibility in using a range of influencing styles in order to build strong sustainable relationships, and demonstrating the firm’s values;

  • Business acumen – Ability to explore opportunities and seek to understand if they are commercially right for the firm in the context of our Purpose. Lead client delivery engagements with focus on profitability and long-term sustainable growth for the firm and clients;

  • Relationships – Ability to anticipate client’s needs and deliver high quality, value-added services and solutions which elevate the profile of the firm in the eyes of the client’ executive

  • A confident and impactful communicator and manager of senior stakeholders, both written and verbal, able to clearly explain the programme to non-technical and technical audiences;

About PwC

PwC is the leading global professional services firm and acclaimed as one of the world’s leading employers and provider of technology transformational services. We offer diverse and rewarding experiences for our people: through the variety of clients we engage with and innovative projects we deliver; the calibre of our teams; and the exceptional training and career development opportunities we provide.

PwC is working with a broad spectrum of clients who are increasingly responding to the challenges and opportunities of operating in the digital age, underpinned by a Cloud-first agenda. PwC provides independent advice and extensive capability to help our clients deal with the impact of digital disruption on traditional ways of doing business. We help our clients with assessment and identification of transformational opportunities, road mapping, design, and execution, supported by our Strategy, Operations and Technology teams alongside the appropriate delivery partner ecosystems

 

About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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Job Vitals

Type: Full Time

Reference Number: 86882

Demonstrable experience as a technology Business Change Manager on large scale transformation programmes, underpinned by technology, in one or more industries for Tier 1 clients Experience of delivering Change within a large-scale SAP ECC or SAP S/4 Hana implementation is desirable Experienced of delivering change in programmes that are multi-site / regional / global A proven track record in helping global brands transform their organisations. Previous experience from a top consulting firm is a must! Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills

Type: Full Time

Requirements for this post include: Performed a Workstream Lead role, Cutover Manager or Test Manager role across multiple S/4 Hana engagements. Have strong knowledge of SAP Activate/ASAP Methodology & SAP Solution Manager Experienced in ‘Agile’ Delivery methods Led teams of between 2-5 people Previous experience from a top consulting firm Strong stakeholder management and relationship building

Type: Full Time

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Type: Full Time