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Digital Transformation Lead
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Recruiter: Comic Relief
Listed on: 27th November
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 4xi3ptqvei
Contact Name: Comic Relief

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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)