Head of Digital & Technology Delivery

  • Department: Digital & Technology

A vacancy has arisen for a Head of Digital & Technology Delivery to join Great Portland Estates reporting to the Director IT, Innovation and Digital Transformation.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Own the delivery of the Digital & Technology project portfolio, including any business led technology projects.
• End-to-end accountability for the Digital and Technology integrated forecasts and plans
• Financial accountability for all capital expenditure on Digital and Technology initiatives
• Delivery accountability for the end state Technology architecture
• Act as collaborative business partner to all areas of GPE, understanding goals and objectives, supporting the
strategic needs of the business.
• Ensure that all aspects of delivery, across Architecture, Business Analysis, Design, Build and Test, are
completed on time and to sufficient quality.
• Ensure clear prioritization of work within the team, to focus on delivering the work that will drive the most
value for GPE.
• Day to day leadership of our Digital Transformation programme, owning the planning, preparation and
execution of the various initiatives.
• Manage the outcomes from relevant third parties and strategic delivery partnerships, across Digital &
Technology products, projects and programmes.
• Delivery of benefits identified through business cases.
• Ensure alignment between our delivery portfolio and our enterprise architecture strategy.
• Oversee the transition of any Digital and Technology solutions into Service to ensure a seamless experience for
our Customers and our internal teams.
• Define and deliver our Data and Insights Technology roadmap, delivering easier access to data for business
decision making.
• Identify and deliver automation opportunities, delivering a more integrated business with seamless and
automated business processes.
• Ensure we’re getting maximum value from our investments in enterprise solutions such as CRM and our Data
Warehouse.
• Maintain high levels of energy and engagement with direct reports, the wider Digital and Technology team,
and the whole of GPE.
• Recruit and develop talent to maintain a good succession pipeline.

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