Technical Director - SC/DV CLEARED

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
negotiable
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Ref
TZT092801CTO
Contact
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Responsibilities

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a range of abilities to support:
* Developing effective senior CxO relationships in Defence
* Advising on strategic technical/business direction in complex stakeholder environments
* Delivering and supporting complex solution delivery activities through the full lifecycle
* Development and assurance of IT architectures and solutions
* Communicating complex concepts and solutions in a compelling and straightforward way, yet underpinned by a strong grasp of the detail
* Influencing stakeholders and non-technical team members
* Supporting the marketing and selling of advisory and implementation services, including presenting and facilitating at key conferences
* Supporting the development of the Technical Services and Solutions practice
* Line Management of senior team members


Requirements

The candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent core competence and experience in delivery of the full lifecycle of complex solutions and technical architecture development. Additionally, we are looking for people with the experience and skills in developing business relationships at all levels, and leading or working in teams to deliver great work.
* A proven track record in some of the following areas:
o Delivering and providing strategic technical/business advice at up to CxO level on the latest approaches (relevant to Defence) such as Agile, Cloud, Everything as a Service, Service Integration, Dev Ops, Containers and Micro Services.
o Enterprise and Solution Architecture
o Information / Data Architecture
o IT Service Management
o Integration Architecture, including platform ecosystems and API strategies
o Business Analysis
o Data Analysis and Information Management
o Cloud solutions - The effective consumption of cloud services (IaaS, SaaS, SECaaS, DBaaS,)
* Existing knowledge of, and senior relationships within Defence IT is highly desirable. An ability to leverage wider market experience in other sectors is desirable
* Ability to influence and communicate with all levels of stakeholder up to CxO
* Good general consulting skills (structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and strong stakeholder engagement).
* Ability to work under broad direction, with a high level of self-initiation.
* Experience of supporting the delivering and selling of system engineering or IT advisory and implementation services programmes in a "blue chip" consultancy or SI environment
* Good first degree with relevant qualifications and membership of professional bodies (e.g. BCS)
* Knowledge and experience of new technology trends and disruptive technologies, including cloud, government ICT strategy, social, big data and digital services
* Experience of leading or contributing to bids and tenders.


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.