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Digital Transformation Lead

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Recruiter: Comic Relief
Listed on: 27th November 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £60000 - £65000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Comic Relief is "like most charities "in the midst of a digital transformation and is looking for an experienced engineer to work closely with the Executive Director of Digital & Innovation to continue to steer the organisation through change, and collaborate with our IT Team to make the right technology decisions and evolve our service-oriented architecture. The successful applicant will have knowledge of a range of technologies, primarily: web, API design, CRM,but also tech architecture, tech strategy and tech innovation.
Key responsibilities:

Champion and transform our strategy and business processes to deliver a best in class digital ecosystem in alignment with business vision
Assess capabilities of and identify suitable SaaS and enterprise solutions to deliver against Comic Relief's strategy and facilitate a loosely coupled API-driven data ecosystem
In collaboration with IT
Prepare and deliver technology reviews and assessments of current technology solutions, roadmaps and architectural improvements.
Facilitate and deliver technology projects -combining bespoke and commercial software solutions
Innovate and progress Comic Relief's digital giving capabilities to deliver best in class Customer Experiences
Take an instrumental role in establishing D&I's reputation as the trusted digital and technology powerhouse for Comic Relief
With the Exec Director, lead Comic Relief's role in the ‘charity as a platform' discussion and developing our strategy for meaningful contribution and participation
Progress Machine Learning projects that either unlock access to unrealised assets | streamline inefficient processes | accelerate a strategic goal (tbd which opportunities are the best candidates)
Devise, prototype and deliver at least one significant data science project per half-year in collaboration with the Data Lead
Create opportunity for engineering team members to have closer ties to Comic Relief's Social Tech portfolio e.g. mentoring, tech clinics, code reviews
Champion agile working practices across the organisation, in common with the rest of D&I.

Essential Education and Competencies:

You are a highly organised, credible technologist, excellent communicator, with strong stakeholder management and collaboration skills
You're a pragmatic technologist who knows how to explore, position and communicate trade-offs
Have a technology specialism -you will have spent the majority of your career in a technology role
Good knowledge of digital delivery -particularly through Product, Technology and people change, backed up with your own insights and POVs in tech

To apply please visit our website via apply button.
Role closes - 12:00pm, 11th Dec 2019 GMT (Europe/London)