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Technology Innovation Manager - 6 month - London

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £550 - £650 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: ASI600700
  • Recruiter: Alex Simmons
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Technology Innovation Manager - 6 month contract - Central London

The Technology Innovation Manager is a key leadership role focused on delivering business transformation internally and externally through prototyping, piloting, development & scaling of user-centric digital products as well as implementing new & emerging technologies.

Their role will work closely with the business relationship management, software development, solution design teams and agile project manager to build, manage & deliver a balanced portfolio of strategic and tactical digital & innovation projects, working closely with suppliers, business stakeholders and team members to scope, plan and deliver change as well as supporting existing solutions through continuous improvement.


  • Be a highly technical, hands-on coder and an effective people manager.
  • Lead an innovation focused solutions design team and a software development team.
  • Deliver a portfolio of innovation projects into BAU.
  • Scale digital product prototypes into production.
  • Introduce and coach modern DevOps methodologies including related technologies such as containerisation to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Scan and leverage cross-industry trends in new & emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science to apply in the context of accountancy and professional services.
  • Drive the strategic direction of the firm's products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies.
  • Technical Leadership - you will be responsible for co-developing the digital strategy. You will be responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by the tech teams, ensuring it is in-line with the company strategy - and that projects are delivered to the technical standards set by the team.

Key skills/Experience - Required

  • Lead architect/engineer role previous background experience.
  • Proven track record of successfully building and delivering digital products (mobile & web apps and services) to market using agile methodologies, including scaling from prototype to production & BAU.
  • Working knowledge of React, Javascript and other relevant technologies.
  • Experience with big data and analytics projects.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, especially Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong understanding of RPA, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Key skills/Experience - Preferred

  • BSc / MSc in Computer Science with a required minimum of 10 years of applicable industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience of Blockchain technologies advantageous.
  • Experience building Fin-tech and Reg-tech products advantageous.

This is an incredible opportunity to help shape a newly formed function dedicated to innovation and digital transformation at a leading Accounting & Professional services firm and make a real impact. So do please send your CV to Alex Simmons for immediate consideration.

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