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Senior Programme Manager, Technical Director E-commerce, Agency

Technology Senior Appointments

Greater London Permanent £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus

Senior Programme Manager, Technical Director E-commerce, Agency

We are looking for a talented and motivated Senior Programme Manager or Technical Director to lead a large number of onsite developers (backend & front end) and a dedicated motivated project team consisting of 3 PM’s and project support. Ideally, you will have worked in a digital agency or within an integrated agency, have a solid understanding of the Internet, and an interest in marketing and the online industry. A development background or strong technical understanding would be highly advantageous alongside the ability to talk to senior non-technical team’s members and clients. A proven background in building and leading tea s to deliver prototypes, products and platforms for clients.
You will be responsible architecting and selling platform solutions as well as bespoke software to new and existing clients.
The environment would suit someone with a can-do attitude and a sense of urgency! Also, someone who has managed large technical teams as well as turned development teams round to reduce their burndown.


* Define and drive technical strategy for clients with a primary goal of ensuring all platforms are robust, flexible, scalable and cost effective.
* Support the business teams to define opportunities and attend client meetings.
* In addition to working on billable client engagements, you will assist on pre-sales opportunities such as RFP responses, proposal delivery, architecture assessments, and technical qualifications
* Work closely with the Head of Delivery to ensure a united and collaborative approach to the delivery of all solutions.
* Develop presentation materials for internal and external use to promote and explain the value of the platform.
* Develop technical architecture and planning documents for current and future developments.
* Create & develop technical documentation for internal and external parties and ensure high standards across all work.
* Manage an 8+ strong team of Front End Developers, Software Developers and QA Testers, with the support of our Tech & Project Leads.
* Lead the translation of the client’s business requirements into systems design. Key focus will be digital transformation and digital strategy.
* Work with the client’s IT organisation to establish technology strategy at an application level. Drive to true modern DevOps culture

Desired Experience

* Advanced knowledge of software development
* Excitement for technology, constantly striving to be ahead of the curve
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Highly organised, with exceptional attention to detail
* Solutions-focused; creative / lateral thinker
* Strategic thinker; advising on opportunities within our industry and technology community
* Comfortable preparing business cases to sell in new opportunities in digital and technology
* Extensive experience working with Accounts, Project Management and Creative teams to successfully educate, communicate risks and ensure project definition & delivery
* Comfortable playing a key role in the pitch process, including selling ideas into clients

This is a highly successful and progressive organisation which offers good clear career progression. The successful candidate will receive a basic salary between £80,000 – £100,000 and benefits package and Bonus with other perks such as regular free lunches and dinner’s even a skydiving trip

Keywords: Technology Director, Software Development, Architecture, Devops, PreSales, RFP, Digital, E-commerce, Website, Development, Agile, Scrum, scrums, HTML, e-commerce, ecommerce, Kanban, Waterfall, Scrum, Business Requirements Documented, Agency, Internet, agile, APIs, User Stories, burndown, Iterative, Agency, Development, SDLC

Job Reference: JO-1704-121431

Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus

Salary per: Annum

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Job Start Date: ASAP

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