Director of Technology Innovation

  • Job Reference: PR/021053
  • Date Posted: 25 August 2021
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90,000 to £95,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 15% bonus and benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Director of Technology Innovation - AI and data science

Remote working

Job Description

The Director of Technology Innovation will lead a team of technologists to incubate new and novel software/data initiatives in the areas of AI and data science that drive growth and explore new markets for the company.

This role will develop and maintain a roadmap of technical innovation and drive the R&D processes for the company. In this role, the director will have a wide range of responsibilities from hands-on prototyping and development to evangelising the benefits of technological change.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide effective hands-on leadership to a global team working across the organisation to explore technical solutions for new products and services
  • Collaborate with the product strategy team to help define technical direction and solutions for transformative product and technical opportunities
  • Manage, motivate, retain, and recruit a world-class team of technologists to deliver cutting edge initiatives
  • Cultivate relationships and effectively communicate with stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Gain organisational commitment and understanding for new and novel initiatives and investments
  • Seek to continuously improve the R&D processes and tools

Knowledge and Qualifications Required:

  • Demonstrated history of success in defining and delivering innovative technical/software solutions
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of cutting-edge areas of technical investment in AI and/or data science
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry sectors who have a reliance on the written word and the related technology practices / trends is strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to evangelise the outcomes and benefits of technical investment in R&D
  • Significant experience of current hands-on experience in software development, architecture, and R&D

If the role sounds of interest and you have the experience required please send me your CV and I will call you to discuss the role in more detail.