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Contract Digital Capability Lead

  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT, Software Apps / C++ / C# / Java
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: STR37673/3
  • Rate: 500-700
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Job description

Contract Digital Capability Lead - Telecoms, Cloud, Development, Architecture

The Redline Group are in search for a Contract Digital Capability Lead on behalf of a client of ours who are an IT Solutions Provider. Their Telecoms client is currently expanding and building new capabilities in Application Development and Application Maintenance.
The operation exists with 700 staff across two offshore centres with plans to grow to 3000+ by 2022.
This will be driven by a diversified portfolio of offerings and technologies such as Digital, Mobility, SharePoint, SAP, BSS (CRM, Billing, and Mediation), Integration, Cloud Application Migrations and Big Data.

Key Information:
> You will be based in W2, London
> Travel required across to European Centres and to Cairo
> To start ASAP

Key Requirements:

> Extensive experience in the Management of Application Development teams is a must
> Experience managing large teams (100 +) required - ESSENTIAL
> Deep understanding of operating model and related capabilities and market best practices associated with the service
> Ability to define and articulate a service line vision, strategy and value propositions
> Proven experience with near and offshore Delivery Centres in large and complex engagements
> Strong technical background in Software Engineering, Methods and Tools (both Agile and Waterfall), Software Life Cycle Management, IT Architectures
> Ability to work in a matrix and international organization
> Budget management and financial acumen
> Advanced experience in Application Maintenance and Application Development service delivery
> Previous experience in setting up an application delivery capability and driving it through stages of maturity would be a big value
> You will need to support the other Application Development Capability Leads in UK, Egypt and India to adopt these.
> You would also support the Quality Management process and conduct period reviews
> The role will also double as an Application Development SME for methods, processes and tools supporting all of Application Development besides digital (BSS, Custom Systems, etc).

Day to Day Responsibilities:

> Supporting the Digital organization design, evolution and maturity while growing at scale and at speed
> Review definition of the capability strategy, vision and value proposition
> Setting up and implementing the road map of all key activities
> Identify and align strategy with new technology trends and promote innovation from within existing teams
> Review of development processes and service management adjusting to growth and driving maturity towards a CMMi and ITIL compliant operation Day-to-day Capability management
> Overall Capacity Management and Forecasting
> Performance Management based on SLAs, OLAs and key performance indicators on productivity (Agile, Waterfall), costs and efficiencies Drive service quality and cooperation across delivery centres in India, Egypt and possibly Romania, who have the service delivery accountability for the various client markets
> Collaboration with other Service Lines and functions within end client. E.G. Support the Set-up and Mobilization of new capabilities, including sourcing models with partners and contractors predominantly from a methodology and tool perspective to adhere new Application Development standards
> Portfolio Delivery Management - Application Development & Application Maintenance
> Delivery Portfolio Review, proactively managing quality
> Quality Management, including conducting quality reviews, compliance and adherence to standards and follow-up on recommendations (across all domains, not only Digital)
> Risk Management and Mitigation
> Support Stakeholder Management building relevance and trust through quality of services provided
> Evaluation and evolution of Methods and Tools, promoting industrialization, innovation, and asset reuse
> Drive adoption of methods and standards for Application Development across other capabilities in the Application Development domain
> Support Service Design and Solution Design when introducing new offerings
> Vendor Transition Management to Insourced Model (where applicable)


If you would be keen to learn more about this vacancy, please feel free to get in contact with me. Please send your CV to sramos@redlinegroup.Com or call me on 01582 878866 referencing STR37673/3

Contract Digital Capability Lead - Telecoms, Cloud, Development, Architecture



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