CTO / Innovation Lead

  • Dufrain Consulting Ltd
  • Sep 12, 2019
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

The employer is a market-leading Data Management, Analytics & BI consultancy.

 As we continue to build and strengthen our capability, the opportunity for a Chief Technology Officer/ Innovation Lead has arisen to join our market-leading Data Management and Analytics Consultancy. We are looking for a dynamic and innovate individual, with proven experience and strong technical skills to join our team in either Edinburgh or London to help drive our innovation agenda. 

  •  Experience in multiple areas - Data Management, Data Warehousing, Data Integration, Data Quality, Data Migration, Business Intelligence, Analytics, Project Delivery across advisory and technical delivery projects.
  • Deliver innovation proof of concepts and working prototypes, collaborating with internal onshore/ offshore teams and third-party suppliers across our technology portfolio
  • Successfully manage offshore and spread out teams with continuous improvement and support
  • Contribute and support the building of the technical team, leading them to deliver innovative products and solutions
  • Building and managing a software engineering team, with a background in business intelligence and data
  • Experience in either large corporate organisations, consultancy or start-up/ small development teams, ideally within the financial services, tech, retail etc
  • Analytical skills, commercial knowledge and innovative mindset with the tenacity to deliver business development within a growing consultancy
  • Deliver innovation proof of concepts and working prototypes, collaborating with internal onshore/ offshore teams and third-party suppliers across our technology portfolio
  • Identify, scope and encourage emerging technology based strategic innovation opportunities
  • Flexibility to travel to and work on client sites within the UK and occasionally Europe.
  • ​Key skills:
  • A high level of drive with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of providing insightful solutions throughout the business.
  • The ability to participate effectively in meetings with senior stakeholders.
  • A team player who supports, encourages and shares knowledge with others.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision.
  • A track record of accurate output and responsibility for elements of project delivery.
  • The ability to work as part of an integrated team or on an individual basis.
  • Awareness of industry standards, regulations and developments.