Technology Transformation Director

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£150k p/a Fixed Term Contract
04 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Head of Transformation / Transformation Director (Technology / Digital) - Remote working (UK based) - £150k p/a FTC 

Arnold Ash have been retained by an award-winning national organisation who are pioneers and market leaders in Educational Services, Standards, Regulation and Excellence to identify and attract a Technology Transformation Director (CIO). 

The successful Technology Transformation Director (CIO) will join 2 other Transformation Directors (one People and One Ops) at the start of a 12-month Group wide Strategic Transformation Programme reporting directly to the Chief Strategy Officer of the Group. The programme consists of a rolling portfolio of high-impact projects which, taken together, provide a roadmap for high-impact change and performance improvement.

The successful Head of Transformation / Transformation Director (CIO) must have:

  • Experience in the services industry (Consulting, Education, Publishing, Digital Services or similar)
  • Very strong communication and influencing skills 
  • Senior Digital Transformation experience at Board level, serving as a Deputy CIO
  • A demonstrable track record of Technology / Digital Transformation from end to end 
  • Overseen large and often complex technical designs including enterprise and technical level execution and strategic design

The Head of Transformation / Transformation Director will be responsible for:

  • Owning the digital elements of wider business transformation, to implement and deliver a technology strategy 
  • Leading the digital/IT teams (internal and external) ensuring high level of performance and delivery against the business needs 
  • The development and implementation of the technical roadmap, gaining support and commitment from stakeholders across the business, ensuring existing and new systems are aligned to the strategic objectives 
  • Technical implementation of outsourcing services to specialist 3rd parties to minimise risk, increase capacity and improve services 
  • The technical due diligence on procurement of new IT platforms, services and/or potential company acquisitions, presenting findings with recommendations to Exec Team 
  • Defining and managing the IT investment budget required to deliver against the tech strategy and roadmap 
  • Leading architecture decisions through the Technical Design Authority to ensure strong, stable, and scalable platforms with our current and future tech stack, including risk mitigation as we migrate away from existing platforms, including data architecture 

Full company information, Roadmap and Job Specification on application. 

Head of Transformation / Transformation Director  (Technology / Digital) - Remote working (UK based) - £150k p/a FTC 

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