Head of Technical Consulting

Do you love solving client's business challenges with great tech? Can you inspire a team of tech professionals, harnessing collective expertise to architect great solutions? Get in touch!
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The Role

Are you excited by the possibilities technology opens up? Are you able to inspire others as part of a team of technology professionals, harnessing collective expertise to architect great solutions that make a difference? Do you enjoy working with amazing brands, aligning technology to business outcomes and finding new ways technology can transform the customer experience?

If this sounds like you, read on...

Inviqa has a strong technology heritage, spanning 13 years and delivering to some of the UK and Europe’s leading businesses and public sector institutions. With roots embedded in providing specialist bespoke software engineering, Inviqa technical capabilities today also extend across solutions architecture, platform implementation, systems integration, front-end innovation and emerging connected technologies. Our technology underpins a broader proposition that encompasses end to end digital expertise to deliver transformative customer experiences, from consultancy and research, through UX and design, to seamless tech delivery and ongoing growth acceleration. 

We’re looking for a motivated senior technology professional to lead our technical consulting services, architect successful technical solutions, grow our profile within the industry, and help both shape and deliver against our strategy. 

Specifically you will:    

  • Own technical consulting, developing our abilities across Europe through delegating and upskilling existing technology professionals and hiring great people;
  • Drive our technical pre-sales with confidence, integrity and passion. Motivate and guide other technical professionals across the business to add expertise to pre-sales;  
  • Build strong relationships with clients based on trust and expertise, and inspire them with innovative solutions that harnesses appropriate technology, are commercially viable and can be successfully implemented;
  • Bring technical rigor, insight and pragmatism to the sales dynamic, successfully blending the needs of clients, our business and technical integrity to ensure we build compelling propositions and deliver successful outcomes;
  • Ensure the chosen technical solutions meet client needs, fit their constraints, and can be delivered effectively - and support the wider delivery teams to rise to the challenge;
  • Identify opportunities to add value to Inviqa and our clients through appropriate new technologies and develop compelling business cases to support your ideas;
  • Engage with our technical partner network, building relationships that deliver mutual value and align to meet client needs;
  • Forge good working relationships and methods with other senior leaders at Inviqa to coordinate and deliver a seamless end-to-end engagements;
  • Work with the leadership team to develop and deliver on the technical strategy that is aligned to our business goals and connected to the wider business.
  • Evangelise technology externally and engage in wider communities to promote the business and generate interest through leading by example.

The Ideal Candidate

Communicator

  • You will be great at building strong relationships with our clients and impressing them, through various engagements from informal discussions to pitches and presentations.
  • You can explain complex technical issues at an appropriate level for your audience.
  • You will be a natural and excellent communicator through all mediums.
  • You will seek out alignment and collaboration with team members across all functions to support an integrated offering and client experience.
  • You will be engaging and vocal within the wider technical community, and able to promote and advocate on their behalf.

Technically adept

  • You have built a career within the technology industry and can engage with clients and industry partners knowledgeably and with confidence in areas both in and outside of any particular specialism.
  • You will be super-passionate about how technology can improve people’s lives. You will keep up with the latest developments, validating them for Inviqa and our clients.
  • You have experience within the domains of Ecommerce and Content and are aware of the platform vendors, especially open-source and PHP variants.
  • You can architect holistic solutions to complex client challenges at scale, understanding the implications of your choices across the clients technical estate and business domain.

Commercially savvy

  • You will have a strong commercial and business awareness that ensures our technical output is aligned to client needs and delivers business value.

Leader

  • You will lead by example, balancing ownership and responsibility with empowerment and delegation. 
  • You will be respected for your knowledge and ability and find ways to bring out the best in others.
  • You will be able to influence senior stakeholders and be adaptable and versatile in your approach to succeed against goals.
  • You will have the determination and drive to see things through

You will be aligned to our values - Purpose, Human, Open, Learning and Together.  This means that you are goal driven and deliver on your commitments, you empathise with clients and colleagues, you share knowledge and give honest feedback, you have a thirst for learning, and you collaborate as a default.

We want to hear from you if you can

  • Provide technical leadership to clients that deliver on their ambitions and shape how their customers interact with their brand;
  • Help win and grow business opportunities and contribute to the success of a business operating in exciting industries;
  • Play a key part in building up Inviqa’s reputation as a digital experience consultancy, growing into emerging technologies and helping to transform our clients’ business;   
  • Work within an well respected tech team where you can make a positive impact; and
  • Be part of our unique culture of collaboration, trust and empowerment

Why Inviqa?

You’ll be part of a friendly supportive team who are dedicated to creating amazing customer experiences. You will be supported to develop your skills and experience both through our dedicated training budget, the chance to attend/present at relevant conferences, and through our internal conference, ICON. We offer a genuinely flexible working environment, 25 days holiday, pension scheme, great offices and a company full of fantastic people.

At Inviqa, we craft digital experiences that change the game for our clients and their customers.

Our teams combine strategy, customer insight, and technology engineering to help brands like Virgin, Radley, and Arsenal FC to rapidly solve customer problems and achieve their goals faster.

We’re a team of around 180 strategists, designers, technologists – and everything in between. And with offices across the UK, Germany and Hungary, we’re a local agency with global reach. Our vision is to create the best possible experiences for each other, our clients and their customers.

Eligibility

You must be eligible to take up full-time permanent employment in the UK. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

London

Aviation House
WC2B 6NH London Directions getintouch@inviqa.com +44 (0) 20 3179 9555 View page

The perks of being an Inviqan...

  • Flexible Working ⏰

    We believe in a healthy work-life balance and offer a range of flexible working options to help you stay happy and productive.

  • Generous Learning Budget 📚

    We're firm supporters of life-long learning. That's why we offer a generous budget for training and conferences, plus our own internal training.

  • Skill swaps 🔁

    Our regular skill swap formats are the perfect place to learn something new. And our internal conferences bring everyone together to celebrate our successes and trade learnings.

Share our values

We're a team of 200+ strategists, designers, developers, and everything in between!

What unites us is our appetite to learn, and to work together as one team to create the best possible experiences for the end users of our digital products, and for each other.

 

 

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